Category Archives: Multimedia

NPR’s Mark Stencel to visit UMass as first Howard Ziff Journalist-in-Residence

Mark Stencel, NPR’s managing editor for digital news, will be joining UMass journalism students and faculty during the week of April 16 as the program’s first Howard Ziff Journalist-in-Residence. Stencel’s visit will be highlighted by a public discussion on Wednesday,  … Continue reading

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Q&A With Nancy Cohen

Adjunct instructor Nancy Eve Cohen teaches Reporting and Writing for Radio and Podcasting at UMass. Nancy is also the environmental reporter for WNPR, Connecticut Public Radio and the Managing Editor of the Northeast Environmental Hub, a collaboration of 20 public … Continue reading

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Carnival of Journalism: Don’t Forget to Watch the Sun Rise

When David Cohn posted the latest topic for the Carnival of Journalism, I messaged him and said “interesting topic.” His reply:  “Think it cuts too deep?” Indeed. What this topic requires is a certain amount of honest self-examination, a trait … Continue reading

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Twitter, Bin Laden and the Future of Journalism

I was in a car on 9/11, stuck in traffic just outside of Washington, D.C. when I heard the news of a “commuter plane” crashing into one of the towers at the World Trade Center on WTOP — the all-news … Continue reading

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Jarvis on the Future of the Journalism Business

I would add more to this post from Jeff Jarvis:  Hard economic lessons for news, but he does a pretty good job of summing up the state of the journalism business, so I won’t! My favorite sections: * Tradition is … Continue reading

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UMass Journalism Launches ‘$50K By Labor Day’ Campaign

The UMass Journalism program kicked off a fund-raising effort this week in hopes of raising $50,000 by the start of the Fall semester. The “$50K By Labor Day” drive marks an effort by journalism faculty to raise monies to update … Continue reading

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Yes, There Are Jobs! UMass Journalism’s Alumni Night To Be A Good One!

Back From The Front: WHEN:  Thursday, April 21, from 7:30-9 p.m. WHERE: Bernie Dallas Room, Room 506, Goodell Hall. WHAT: We’ve invited six recent Journalism graduates for a discussion of their experiences in the shape-shifting journalism market. WHO:  The panelists … 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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Going Viral

“Going Viral.” It’s a saying we in the journalism profession hear a lot and for the most part it goes to the fundamental changes going on in the concept of “publishing.”  That’s a term that for decades has carried lofty … Continue reading

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Yes, there are jobs! is looking for entrepreneurial, professionally-trained journalists who will help to launch and maintain local news websites in North Central Connecticut, including in the Mass. border towns of Enfield, Suffield and Stafford. These full-time online journalism jobs involve daily … Continue reading

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