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Archive for July, 2008

Journalism, Citizen Media Professorship Open at Kennesaw State

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

Next week at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) convention in Chicago, Aug 6-9, 2008, I will be talking to people interested in applying for this job:
tenure-track Assistant Professor of Communication with a focus on Journalism and Citizen Media at Kennesaw State University.
Of course, anyone qualified is encouraged to apply, whether or not [...]

Get a Blogger Journalism Certificate in Just Two Days, Act Now

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

I got a spam email today for the two-day BlogWorld and New Media Expo in Las Vegas. It includes an optional citizen journalism workshop, which promises in just two days:
I remember when I was a kid similar ads for becoming a Private Detective — and alas I did a search and the come-ons are still there. [...]

Chicago Panel to Review 20 Years of Public Journalism

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Jay Rosen and Ed Lambeth, both early thought leaders in the public journalism movement, will help mark the 20th Anniversary of public journalism at an afternoon conference starting at 2 on Tuesday, August 5, 2008 at Columbia College in downtown Chicago. The conference preceeds the annual convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass [...]

Editors Talk Quality Journalism, But Will They Deliver It?

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

The conclusion of the Project for Excellence in Journalism study The Changing Newsroom: What is Being Gained and What is Being Lost in America’s Daily Newspapers? says that the key to saving journalism is high quality journalism.
Here is one section which reinforces that idea:
editors remain convinced the key to their survival is a [...]

Meyer, Bentley: AEJMC Should Keep Newspaper Division Name

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

Earlier I promised to keep tabs on the listserv discussion about whether the “Newspaper Division” in the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) should change its name. Here are excellent reactions from both Clyde Bentley, journalism professor at the University of Missouri, and Phil Meyer, author of the Vanishing Newspaper, to Susan [...]