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Digital Media Entrepreneurship, a Few Thoughts…

In the past several weeks, with a brief timeout, I’ve been thinking hard about the new Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship that I’ll be starting at Arizona State University next year. To say that I’m excited about this is an understatement; I can’t wait to get started. As I finish up some other work, […]

London Students Work with Citizen Media Site Collaborative news site enlists student journalists.

Digital Libraries

I’m at the Digital Library Federation’s Fall Forum in Philadelphia, giving a keynote talk this afternoon. These folks are doing important work to bring us into a digital future in ways that honor traditional library values and practices. They’ve asked me to talk about changes in journalism. I plan to implore them to focus part […]

Speaking Tuesday at Arizona State University

I’m giving a public talk on Tuesday at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. That’s in Tempe, just outside of Phoenix.

Entrepreneurial Journalism Supported at CUNY

Jeff Jarvis, who runs the new media program at City University of New York, reports the great news of new support for journalistic entrepreneurialism & innovation: a $100,000, two-year grant from the McCormick Tribune Foundation to provide seed funding to news start-ups developed by students in my course in entrepreneurial journalism at CUNY’s Graduate School […]

News Consumption by Voting

The Project for Excellence in Journalism has released a survey, “The Latest News Headlines—Your Vote Counts,” and asks: If someday we have a world without journalists, or at least without editors, what would the news agenda look like? How would citizens make up a front page differently than professional news people? If a new crop […]

Online Journalism Course Syllabus

Just in case anyone was wondering what I do when I teach at Berkeley, here’s this fall’s class syllabus. It’s a lot of fun to work with Bill Gannon, my co-instructor, and with the superb students at Berkeley.

In London, PhD Candidate Needed for Major CJ Project

City University in London is offering a full-time “Sky News – City University Studentship in Citizen Media / User-Generated Content” to explore concepts around citizen journalism in the mainstream news media, using a case study approach and participant observation. For the first year of their PhD the appointee will work closely with Sky News on […]

Updating Journalism Education for This Century

(Note: This is updated from a column I wrote for PR Week magazine last winter.) This week is the annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, better known in the field as AEJMC, where journalism and communications educators gather to ponder their profession. This will be my fourth such event, […]

Faces of Faith Shows Student Journalism at Best

Students and recent graduates from Berkeley, Northwestern, Columbia and USC journalism programs have done a fascinating array of work this summer in the latest edition of the “News21 Initiative” project. This year it’s called “Faces of Faith in America,” and includes some sophisticated Web work in addition to traditional media production. Some of the many […]