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Archive for April, 2005

A Mobile Market Content, Service Provider Divide

Saturday, April 30th, 2005

Panel at the Go Mobile or Go Home Conference
If you are the Turner Cartoon Network and you want to get your product into the mobile market, you are confronted with the problem of how to deal with 300 different delivery devices. If you are Cingular, a service provider, you are trying to figure out how [...]

Journalism Schools and Students They Turn Away

Saturday, April 30th, 2005

Dr. John Soloski, dean of the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at University of Georgia, said that getting into UGA continues to be more and more difficult.
Then he said the Grady College is “almost impossible” to get into. He said they turn away about 40 percent of the students who apply. Of [...]

Will Cingular Decide What News, Content You Get?

Saturday, April 30th, 2005

Go Mobile, Go Home: News Update from PJNet:
Would you trust Cingular or any other wireless service provider company to decide what news you get, what content you receive every day? You might have to.
I’m at the Go Mobile or Go Home conference at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia.
Rick Carlson of Cingular [...]

A Small Paper and Its Civic Journalism Ties

Friday, April 29th, 2005

I am not familiar with the Reston Times, but I like the publisher’s appreciation of civic journalism.
He writes in part:
This brand of newspapering, called civic journalism, became a subject of debate in the newspaper industry about 10 years ago. Some newspapers felt that building close relationships in a coverage area led to cozy [...]

New Voices Announces Citizen Journalism Grants

Thursday, April 28th, 2005

The J-Lab’s New Voices project announced its 10 grants receipients, each of which will receive $12,000 to start up citizen media projects.
All this from the press release:
Ten New Voices award winners from across the United States will receive $12,000 grants to launch innovative local media ventures, J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism announced [...]