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Archive for the ‘Public, Civic Journalism’ Category

Witt at Bogota Peace, Communication Conference

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

I spent last week at the 2nd International Congress of Communication for Peace sponsored by Universidad Santo Tomás in Bogota, Colombia. I presented a paper entitled: Journalism, Public Deliberation and Democracy: Advancing High Ideals in Challenging Times. It is in the process of being translated into Spanish for publication.

The conference was impressive with a nice [...]

Horse Race Presidential Campaign Coverage Alive and Well

Sunday, October 12th, 2008

The New York Times Public Editor Clark Hoyt uses a standard public journalism critique of The New York Times and the news media as a whole when he writes about the 2008 presidential election coverage’s horse race mentality. He writes in his column:
Through Friday, of 270 news articles published in The Times about the election [...]

Jay Rosen on Difference Between Citizen and Public Journalism

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

In the Jay Rosen video on the ethics of blogging I posted yesterday, Rosen at about 26-minute mark of that video explains the difference between public journalism and citizen journalism.
If you just keep clicking on the video advance button on the video, it will take to that 26-minute place.

Public Journalism Goes 2.0 at Age 20

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

A distinguished panel explains what’s up with civic or public journalism on its 20th Birthday in the 2.0 age of citizen journalism. The panel, which was held recently in Chicago at Columbia College, includes: Jack Rosenberry, Ed Lambeth, Mark Deuze, Burton St. John, and Jay Rosen. Watch the approximately 42-minute video below.

Should AEJMC Newspaper Division Change Its Name?

Friday, July 18th, 2008

A couple of years ago the Civic Journalism Interest Group in the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) changed its name to the Civic and Citizen Journalism Interest Group.  Now Susan Keith, 2007-2008 AEJMC Newspaper Division head, is asking if the Newspaper Division should change its name. She has started a very lively [...]