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Archive for June, 2006

Taking a Bloggin Break Until July 20

Thursday, June 29th, 2006

My summer has kicked in with some adventures in store. I will try to chronicle some here with maybe a vlog or two if I can pull it off. But mostly with maybe a couple of exceptions this site will be going dark until about July 21.
Have a nice summer.

Rosen: Users-Know-More-Than-We-Do Journalism

Friday, June 23rd, 2006

Jay Rosen is having some fun at BloggerCon IV testing the Dan Gillmor advanced theory that our audiences know more than we do as journalists. See this post and earlier ones.
Here is how to tune into BloggerCon IV.

Columbia Gets $1.25 Millon for News Case Studies

Thursday, June 22nd, 2006

This from a Knight Foundation press release:
“… the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has awarded the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism a $1.25 million grant to establish the Knight Case Studies Initiative to promote journalism leadership. The initiative will integrate a multimedia method of instruction involving real-world case studies into the [...]

How to Use Reinventing Journalism in a Newsroom

Wednesday, June 21st, 2006

When I first conceived the idea for my paper on Reinventing Journalism at First Monday, I was thinking BIG, of reinventing on a macro level, but now I am more inclined to think about it on a micro level. I wish news media organizations would walk through it point by point to see how [...]

Tips for Young Journalists from a Young Journalist

Monday, June 19th, 2006

I notice these tips for young journalists at Poynter. I wanted to file it for my features class next fall. So as not to forget it, here it is. I love my blog as a public file cabinet.
The journalist Peter Zuckerman, who won the Livingston Award for young journalists, is also interviewed.