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Archive for February, 2005

Blogging Class at Kennesaw State in Progress

Monday, February 28th, 2005

I am in a CETL class at Kennesaw State University talking to professors about blogging. Having an interesting discussion.
Of course, some people are worried about veracity issues.

My First Vlog: Ode to Spring & Exciting Possibilities

Sunday, February 27th, 2005

Hey this is exciting. My first video blog, Vlog, Vblog or whatever you want to call it.
I have been a journalist, but never have made video or TV. And I don’t know a thing about technology. But I was able to produce fairly technologically sophisticated stuff, if not, sophisticated in content, style and design. [...]

Atlanta Paper Demonstrates Need for Open Records

Sunday, February 27th, 2005

Julia Wallace, editor of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, took a bold step Sunday to fight the trend towards secrecy bills being introduced by the legislature in Georgia.
In the left-hand column of the front page of the Atlanta Journal Constitution she wrote, what is, in essence, if not in fact, an editorial directing the [...]

True Believers Draw Most Attention from the Press

Saturday, February 26th, 2005

In an earlier post I referred to the letter exchange between Jeff Jarvis and New York Times executive editor Bill Keller and printed excerpts from it.
Below is a comment that was posted on my site by Andrew Cline of the blog Rhetorica Network; I thought it deserves a top billing:
Keller wrote: [...]

Citizen Journalism, Big Media Should Get Involved

Saturday, February 26th, 2005

Earlier this week Steve Outing at Editor and Publisher wrote an extensive article about the benefits of citizen journalism.
He contends that if the news media worked with citizen journalists, it would be a way of
regaining trust and credibility by losing the arrogance of the old way of doing journalism.
Unfortunately he says the feedback [...]