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Archive for May, 2005

PJNet in Middle of Spokane Ethics Arguments

Monday, May 16th, 2005

After the Spokane Spokesman-Review broke a mayoral sex scandal, many editors condemned the paper for its use of an undercover forensic computer expert.
However, at least one editor, Linda Grist Cunningham, executive editor of the Rockford Register Star, was swayed to rethink the issue after reading a Leonard Witt IM Interview with Smith that ran [...]

Tune to National Conference for Media Reform

Saturday, May 14th, 2005

The National Conference for Media Reform is up and running in St. Louis May 13-15. There are pleny of opportunities to tap into the conversation. More than 2,000 media activists are on hand.

Gillmor Launches Bayosphere–A Community Blog

Saturday, May 14th, 2005

Dan Gillmor has launched Bayosphere, a new blog, which will discuss:
the news, needs and ideas of the Bay Area and especially the technology sphere that is the prime economic driver of the area…
He adds:
As you’ll see in days and weeks to come, I’ll be one of many voices, including yours. I’m a host here, [...]

Podcasting and the Citizen Journalism Movement

Friday, May 13th, 2005

In an earlier post today I uploaded a video blog my students made. Here is what is happening in the world of podcasting. The Wall Street Journal article is aimed at what newspapers are doing, but this is free game for everyone.
This fall I will be teaching a class in advance media writing and [...]

Vlog: Inside an APME Credibility Roundtable

Friday, May 13th, 2005

The potential of vlogging as news is shown as a couple of my students at Kennesaw State University produced a vlog using only a PC and a still camera with short video footage potential. It is a perfect example of what can be produced with very limited resources.

My class hosted and totally ran an Associated [...]