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Center for Sustainable Journalism Posts Editing/Reporting Job

March 4th, 2011 by Leonard Witt

We just posted a new job opening at our Center for Sustainable Journalism at Kennesaw State University. Here is the description:
The most unique job in journalism today:
We’re looking for a high energy journalist with an entrepreneurial spirit to run the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange ( This established online news operation is getting local and [...]

Free: From Dictatorship to Democracy — The Egypt Playbook

February 25th, 2011 by Leonard Witt

If you want to learn how to stage a nonviolent revolution, then the place to start is the free downloadable book From Dictatorship to Democracy by Gene Sharp.
The New York Times writes:
Few Americans have heard of Mr. Sharp. But for decades, his practical writings on nonviolent revolution — most notably “From Dictatorship to [...]

SoCon11: Another Social Media Success Story

February 8th, 2011 by Leonard Witt

We are beginning to put up photos and content from our SoCon11, social media conference. You’ll find some fun photos from our 5th Anniversary networking party, including this shot of our Center for Sustainable Journalism folks who put on the conference, including from left Noah Echols, Ellen Miller, Leonard Witt, Clay Duda and a masked [...]

SoCon11 — 5th Anniversary, Fullhouse for Social Media Event

February 3rd, 2011 by Leonard Witt

Our networking party tomorrow night at the Carter Center kicks off SoCon11. It is the 5th Anniversary of the Southeast’s premier social media conference produced and hosted by our Center for Sustainable Journalism at Kennesaw State University. As with last year, we have a sell out crowd of 300 for Saturday. On Friday night we [...]

SchoolHouse Witness Project in Knight’s Second Round

January 31st, 2011 by Leonard Witt

I just submitted our SchoolHouse Witness Project idea for the Knight News Challenge’s Second Round. We made the first cut. Now comes the tough part, do we make it into Round 3? This is a partnership with the Konpa Group, which is part of the Ushahidi network, which has done great things in information collecting [...]