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Trump’s attacks on journalism inspire a new generation to write on
Trump’s attacks on journalism inspire a new generation to write onLaptops in silver, gold, and black are open on their desks. On a Wednesday afternoon, teens are packed into an Emerson College classroom typing with fervor. The click of the keys is the sound of commi...read more
Source: The Boston Globe
Published on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:55:00 GMT
Good journalism depends on savvy consumers who turn away from cable news junk
Good journalism depends on savvy consumers who turn away from cable news junkWhen I look at what seems to have become our national “conversation” on the press, it appears that every level of journalism has devolved into such an endless barrage of insults and calumny that I wan...read more
Source: Chicago Sun-Times
Published on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:43:00 GMT
Local journalism isn't partisan. And the stories have the greatest impact on you.
Local journalism isn't partisan. And the stories have the greatest impact on you.When The Post and Courier revealed a potential environmental disaster unfolding at a failed tire recycling plant near Moncks Corner, Gov. Henry McMaster stepped in to order an immediate cleanup of the ...read more
Source: The Post and Courier
Published on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:14:00 GMT
Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa Awards Grants to Strengthen Community Media and Citizen Journalism in Africa
Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa Awards Grants to Strengthen Community Media and Citizen Journalism in AfricaFunds set to advance business journalism and market transparency on the continent New York: The Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa and the Ford Foundation awarded grants to ten non-governmental organiz...read more
Source: Bloomberg L.P.
Published on Wed, 15 Aug 2018 23:01:00 GMT
What I learned from student journalism changed everything
What I learned from student journalism changed everythingI came across some old photos last week. Two photos, actually. One from 2002, when I was editor of my college newspaper at Kishwaukee College. The other from 2012, when I was the adviser to that same ...read more
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Published on Wed, 15 Aug 2018 19:46:00 GMT
Wicked Problem: Journalism’s saviors may come from unexpected places
Wicked Problem: Journalism’s saviors may come from unexpected placesIn June, the New Jersey legislature will invest $5 million in local news initiatives. It’s not the amount of the money that’s shocking—$5 million for such purposes is a pittance—but the fact that an A...read more
Source: cjr.org
Published on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 04:32:00 GMT
How we restore faith in journalism
How we restore faith in journalismThe president of the United States enjoys hurling insults, like a howitzer firing shells, at American institutions. The court system. The FBI. The “Justice” Department. The media. The U.S. Congress. A...read more
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune
Published on Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:59:00 GMT
Good journalism is vital in sports, too
Good journalism is vital in sports, tooLately, we’re reminded of the importance of the fourth estate every day. And not just when it comes to political corruption, or a Russian scandal or issues of warfare, immigration and environment. The ...read more
Source: SFChronicle
Published on Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:00:00 GMT
How this Ohio newsroom got the community to contribute nearly $70,000 for journalism
How this Ohio newsroom got the community to contribute nearly $70,000 for journalismHey! This is the second week in our conversation about the ways local newsrooms are finding funding for ambitious work. Last month we focused on growing audiences. The baby shower was just the beginni...read more
Source: Poynter
Published on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:03:00 GMT
From journalism to business: how to change your mindset
From journalism to business: how to change your mindsetImagine what it's like to jump from one moving vehicle to another. That's what it feels like for those who decide to make the transition from journalism to business and undertake a media project amid ...read more
Source: IJNet
Published on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:42:00 GMT
We Need Journalism, Not Grandstanding
We Need Journalism, Not GrandstandingJournalism is dead. It wasn’t killed by anything President Donald Trump tweeted. It committed suicide because President Trump exists. On Aug. 16, more than 200 newspapers and many local television sta...read more
Source: Epoch Times
Published on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 21:00:00 GMT
200+ newspapers will write pro-journalism editorials. Will they also listen?
200+ newspapers will write pro-journalism editorials. Will they also listen?On Thursday, more than 200 newspapers will publish editorials in a "coordinated response" to President Trump calling the press the "enemy of the people." Each publication will write its own editorial. ...read more
Source: Poynter
Published on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:01:00 GMT