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Archive for October, 2010

Kennesaw State Job Search for Journalism Professor

Friday, October 8th, 2010

Hello, followers.  The Department of Communication at Kennesaw State University, my home department and university, has a search underway for a journalism professor for its new journalism and citizen media track. Right now the two-year-old track has more than 100 majors and is growing quickly.
My Center for Sustainable Journalism works closely with the department. [...]

Knight Announces Fifth News Challenge with Changes

Friday, October 8th, 2010

The Fifth Knight Foundation Fifth News Challenge contest will focus on these categories: Mobile, Authenticity, Sustainability and Community.
Here is the entire press release:
The fifth year of the Knight News Challenge, a media innovation contest funded and run by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, will open for entries on Oct 25, [...]

A Smart Phone Will Be in Everyone’s Future, Prepare Now

Monday, October 4th, 2010

In a Newsweek article about the rapid growth of Google’s Android phone, there is this paragraph:
By next year 5 billion mobile phones will be in service, out of a total world population of about 7 billion, according to Yankee Group, a high-tech research firm. Most of those will be “feature phones” with limited capabilities. [...]