Archive for August, 2009

Journalism students across the globe, here is your reporting assignment.

Monday, August 31st, 2009

[UPDATE! Read everything you need to know about this project here.] In yesterday’s CollegeJourn chat, a group of student journalists produced a road map for our first global collaborative reporting project. Sarah Jackson blogged about the idea here, and Josh Halliday wrote about it for the Online Journalism Blog here. Students, join us. Take up […]


CollegeJourn’s global collaborative reporting project

Saturday, August 29th, 2009

The weekly CollegeJourn chats can generate some massive ideas. Like the┬áBring-A-Professor night last February, where we asked educators, professionals and students alike how they would like to see journalism schools change. This time, we’re breaking out of the navel-gazing. Let’s stop talking about journalism and do some journalism. We talked last Sunday about ideas for […]


Even more ideas for journalism in the classroom, courtesy AEJMC

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

I came back from the AEJMC conference full of ideas. I think my panel on social media with Dan Gillmor and Sandeep Junnarkar went really well, though Jeff Jarvis had to cancel for health reasons. First, what I told the educators (in addition to the points in my last post): Try BarCamps. Let the students […]


Throwing social media in j-school curriculum isn’t enough

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

It’s late on Sunday night before my flight out to Boston. I’m going to attend the AEJMC Convention for journalism educators, and I will be on a panel on social media’s role in the future of journalism with Dan Gillmor and Sandeep Junnarkar (filling in for Jeff Jarvis‘ last-minute cancellation). I will be speaking to […]

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