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Archive for June, 2006

Valley of the Shadow: A Great Learning Tool

Sunday, June 18th, 2006

Sometimes I come upon something that totally demonstrates the power of the Internet as a place for classroom education. The Valley of the Shadow is one of those places. It’s been around for a long time and maybe everyone already knows about it, but I didn’t so I will share here. It is a project [...]

Special Conference Deal for PJNet Readers

Saturday, June 17th, 2006

This from Bill Densmore at Media Giraffe who did a podcast with me yesterday about my Reinventing Journalism paper:
Please pass along a last-minute break to PJNET subscribers who would like to attend “Democracy & Independence: Sharing News & Politics in a Connected World,” at the Univ. of Mass. at Amherst, June 28-July 1. We have [...]

Reinventing Journalism Paper Gets More Buzz

Friday, June 16th, 2006

My Reinventing Journalism paper at First Monday is creating more buzz, both figuratively and literally. Today Bill Densmore at Media Giraffe did a podcast with me. When you listen to it, you will know what I mean by the literal buzz.
I was impressed, Densmore called and then in the middle of the conversation said, [...]

Spokane, Madison Papers Want Readers’ Advice

Thursday, June 15th, 2006

Yesterday the Spokane Spokesman-Review began live webcasts of its 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. news meetings, with this request to readers:
Get involved, Ask a question, suggest a story idea, or tell us how we’re doing.
Editor Steven A Smith in a Poynter Institute interview says:
We have built a pretty substantial infrastructure around [...]

Reinventing College Media Posts Interview with Me

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006

Bryan Murley conducted an online interview with me at Reinventing College Media about my paper that includes 14 steps to reinvent journalism.
Here is a key quote:
If the journalism institutions, including the journalism schools, don’t make the shift, something new will replace them. And if they follow the mode of disruptive technologies [...]