The living Web

Newsweek made a good effort at capturing the online zeitgeist in this past week’s cover story, but here are some things they didn’t include: Many people have neither the time nor sufficient interest to use the “cheap geeky… Read More

What a young journalist should know

Our Journalism Department Advisory Council members came to campus for their once-a-semester visit this week. After a carb-loaded Southern breakfast, they (the council members, most of whom are editors at large newspapers and magazines) and we (the faculty)… Read More

‘Hardly the profile of a dying industry’

The fate of the North American newspaper is fused to the Internet. Seemingly everyone everywhere has finally admitted it. Yet we continue to produce what Paul Conley calls “silo students” who don’t read print media but want to… Read More

A new day dawning?

Anthony Moor from the Orlando Sentinel writes in OJR: It is true that at the major news organizations, much of the Web work to date has focused on repurposing content from the legacy newsroom for a digital audience…. Read More

Slashdot … um … is not new

There’s a two-day-old article on (Is Slashdot the future of media?) written by Fortune magazine’s David Kirkpatrick, a senior editor. It’s an informative story, but I thought everyone in journalism had already talked about Slashdot, back around… Read More

Newspaper executives open their minds

From a story in USA Today (Jan. 30, 2006: Papers take a leap forward, opening up to new ideas): Newspaper executives “are opening their minds to a host of ideas, including new paper publications, television and radio services,… Read More

Today’s Journalism Is Obsolete

From an excellent article (in English / en espaƱol) by Julian Gallo, a professor of new media in Argentina. “Basically, the story that is published in Internet today is still being produced as it has historically been produced… Read More