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Carleton College Students Report on Representative Journalism

Saturday, December 13th, 2008

Doug McGill’s journalism class at Carleton College produced a video about our Representative Journalism project at the Locally Grown blog in Northfield, Minnesota. Rep J reporter Bonnie Obremski and Locally Grown blogger Griff Wigley are highlighted.
McGill’s students have been posting an impressive series of local journalism stories and posting them at Locally Grown. Their [...]

AT&T Foundation Supports Kennesaw’s Journalism, Citizen Media

Friday, December 12th, 2008

Ah, it was a good day at Kennesaw State University. More than 70 of our Department of Communication students were among the approximately 1,600 students who graduated from the university today. Later in the day the AT&T Foundation presented the department with a $47,500 check to underwrite new equipment for our Digital Media Lab.
It’s the [...]

Knight Challenge Round 2: Journalism Doctor Telepresence

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

My Journalism Doctor Telepresence Reporting Experiment made it into Round 2 of the $5 million Knight News Challenge. I just uploaded the Round 2 materials about an hour ago.
I noticed in the first round they had about 2,300 applicants. The deadline for the Round 2 submissions is Monday, December 1, 2008 and so far the [...]

How Blogosphere Is Influencing the Presidential Election

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

I will be on an election Postmortem panel at Kennesaw State University on Thursday and my topic will be the blogosphere and the election. Here are some bullet points I am assembling for the talk, got any others? Let me know:

First point to remember. Blogs are simply a blank piece of paper. They can be [...] A Media Literacy Teaching Tool

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Know The News is a website aimed at providing the resources that allow students to remix internationally broadcasted news and then submit the final result to the internet community for review where it is then rated based on quality, fairness, accuracy, and style. This from a Know The News press release:
Journalists and news consumers have [...]