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Correction: UNM-Journalism Grant story

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - In a story Aug. 29 about the University of New Mexico using a grant for a new online news portal, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Michael Marcotte as she on second reference. Michael Marcotte is male.

A corrected version of the story is below:

UNM to use grant to help student journalists

UNM to use Online News Association grant to help student journalists

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - University of New Mexico will use a $35,000 grant to help student journalists get their work published and read throughout the state.

The Daily Lobo reports (http://goo.gl/QkVW7O) the school's Communication and Journalism Department recently received the Online News Association grant and has used it to build an online news portal called New Mexico News Port.

Michael Marcotte, a visiting associate professor, says the portal will serve as a platform where students can experiment with the new tools of journalism.

He says students will cover the upcoming New Mexico elections and will partner with KUNM, KNME and the Daily Lobo.

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