Monthly Archives: January 2011

Newsroom Partnerships Offer Chance at Innovation: Carnival of Journalism

The response to David Cohn’s (aka DigiDave) revival of the Carnival of Journalism, has been pretty impressive.  My first post focused on a new news literacy with Journalism students and the need to focus on accuracy in the aftermath of … Continue reading

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Joining the Carnival of Journalism: The Changing Role of Universities

My good friend David Cohn (aka DigiDave) has revived the Carnival of Journalism, with the opening blog topic of: The changing role of Universities for the information needs of a community. To quote Dave, what a “rad” idea.  In his … Continue reading

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Coming to UMass: Documentary Filmmaker Jeff Zimbalist; showing of ‘The Two Escobars’

Filmmaker Jeff Zimbalist will speak and show his award-winning documentary “The Two Escobars” on Thursday, Feb 24 at 4 p.m. at the Cape Cod Lounge. This is a phenomenal documentary and a riveting piece of storytelling. It is part of … Continue reading

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Internships, Freelance Opportunities

There are many opportunities out there for the Spring and Summer….take advantage! MassLive Looking for Spring 2010 Interns: The editorial intern will be involved in the packaging of online, multimedia news features and projects in a fast-paced, constantly-changing learning environment. … Continue reading

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Should you always publish a video?

I wrote this colmn for the Daily Hampshire Gazette this week: AMHERST – When the judge in the involuntary manslaughter trial of former Pelham Police Chief Edward B. Fleury ruled this week that video of the accidental shooting of 8-year-old … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions for Journo Majors!

No. 10:  Get to know your professors! No. 9: Become an Entrepreneur! No. 8: Network! No. 7: Start tweeting! No. 6:  Read the Monday Memo! No. 5: Clean up your FB page! No. 4: Buy a camera and shoot photos! … Continue reading

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