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Archive for December, 2003

Web Journalism Text: Elevating Public Journalism

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2003

This at MediaBlog about a new textbook by James Glen Stovall, Web Journalism: Practice and Promise of a New Medium (Pearson Allyn & Bacon, 240 pg.) Stovall is a University of Alabama journalism professor.
See the public journalism connection from the MediaBlog excerpt:
“This new relationship will have profound effects on the way journalists gather [...]

Teeny-Weeny Marketplace of Ideas

Thursday, December 18th, 2003

The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) has an annual convention each year and in preparation for that convention George Gladney, associate professor at the University of Wyoming, presented the Itsy-Bitsy Teeny-Weeny title for a proposed panel.
He says over and over no matter where we look we see the same pundits. He [...]

Movable Type platform

Wednesday, December 17th, 2003

We’re switching the weblog platform from Blogger Pro to Movable Type.
More details as we progress, but apologies in advance!

Greenberg Interview: NH Public Radio Taps Citizen Bloggers

Wednesday, December 17th, 2003

The Primary Frontline Pen Pals Project
Best Quote: ” I have found myself as a sort of editor for ten new citizen reporters. ” Jon Greenberg, New Hampshire Public Radio.
New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR) and KUNI public radio in Iowa have brought together a mix of experts and everyday voters via weblogs to stimulate public [...]

Fast, Cheap and Out of Control

Tuesday, December 16th, 2003

In my interview at with Jon Greenberg, executive editor at New Hampshire Public Radio, I asked him if he would be better off using a fast, cheap and out of control model of weblog mining rather than a controlled one with a limited number of individuals. In his Primary Frontline Pen Pals project he [...]