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Archive for June, 2005

Two Communication Openings at Kennesaw State

Tuesday, June 21st, 2005

The Communication Department here at Kennesaw State University has two positions open that academics visiting the PJNet might be interested in.
One is for department chair. Here is a partial job description:
The University seeks an individual to facilitate program expansion and development that will eventually include a master’s degree. The Chair will be expected to help [...]

Public Journalism Background Articles in Spanish

Tuesday, June 21st, 2005

I will be off to Quito, Ecuador soon to present public journalism workshops in affiliation with la Universidad San Francisco in Quito.
I asked Francisco Seoane Perez, a graduate student in the Department of Communication at University of Illinois at Chicago, if he would help compile a reading list for the participants. He did, and [...]

New Blog to Educate Citizen Journalists

Monday, June 20th, 2005

Steve Outing at Poynter’s e-Media Tidbits writes:
Fellow E-Media Tidbits contributor Amy Gahran has launched a new initiative aimed at educating “citizen journalists” and helping the news organizations that are attempting to work with them. It’s called I, Reporter, and her partner in the project is A. Adam Glenn, former senior producer with
The I, [...]

LA Times Whacks Its Wiki

Monday, June 20th, 2005

That didn’t take long. My last blog said: See How Los Angeles Time’s Wikitorial Operates. Well, if you didn’t look then. Too late. The paper closed its editorial wiki after it received what it called inappropriate materials.

See How Los Angeles Time’s Wikitorial Operates

Friday, June 17th, 2005

The Los Angeles Times launched its wiki editorial page option today.
You can wiki its editorial entitled: War and Consequences.
The Times writes:
Who knows where this will lead? It may lead straight into the dumpster of embarrassing failures.
Or it may lead to a new form of opinion journalism, reflecting the opinions of everyone who chooses [...]