Monthly Archives: January 2009

No Cheering in the Press Box!

My favorite story of the day comes courtesy of Les Carpenter at The Washington Post and his take on the Springsteen press conference at the Super Bowl: “But nothing brings tears to the eyes of middle-age men more than the … Continue reading

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Look Forward, Not Back

There are two distinct tracks of thoughts out there in the journalism world these days.  Simply put, one is looking back, longing for the past while the other looks with hope to the future. The New York Times, a media … Continue reading

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A Time for Experimenting, Engaging and Flourishing

And a new semester is upon us. I stumbled upon this blog post at Media Shift recently.  The author, a professor at the University of Canberra in Australia makes a strong case for journalism schools leading the way in the … Continue reading

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Technology and Inauguration Day

Still have questions about the role of technology in delivering information? Twitter seems to have held up under heavy traffic usage today and the Inauguration 09 feed was one of many ways to follow the day’s events. And, will Obama … Continue reading

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ICONN and the future

Hi all — I’m at Day 2 of the ICONN conference at the University of Tennessee. This is the launching pad of Jim Stovall’s idea to find ways to unite student journalists around the country. It’s the second conference I’ve … Continue reading

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