Category Archives: Partnerships

Headed to AEJMC as New Journalism Conference Zeroes in on Education

If it’s August, it must be conference season. I fly out (early) tomorrow to St. Louis for the AEJMC conference — also known as the annual geek gathering of journalism educators and researchers. It’s also the first of three conferences … Continue reading

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Journo Bashing Dominates Day 1 at NCMR

After Day 1 at the National Conference for Media Reform Friday, one young journalist told me that she felt like the enemy.  Indeed. I’ll admit, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from this conference.  Partly because when we talk … Continue reading

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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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ONA Comments Discussion Focuses on the Negative

One of the reasons I like coming to the ONA Conference every year is to meet up with Mark Briggs — one of the true online visionaries out there who always has a positive perspective on the state of the … Continue reading

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UMass Journalism Students Learning Through Partnerships

I’m here in Washington D.C., at the Online News Association’s annual conference, being held in Washington D.C. this year, and hoping once again to push conversations about partnerships between news organizations and academia. These partnerships are slowly growing around the … Continue reading

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AEJMC Day 3: What a difference a year makes

I’ve heard from more than one person that the mood and tenor at this year’s conference is markedly different from last year’s.  The dour atmosphere that seemed to surround many of the panels last year have been replaced by panels … Continue reading

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AEJMC Day 2: Notes from my Partnerships Panel

I subbed in for Wisconsin’s Sue Robinson Wednesday afternoon on a panel with a rather lofty title: “Helping Save Journalism via the Classroom: Student Collaborations with Citizen Journalists and Industry Professionals.” David D. Kurpius of Louisiana State made the point … Continue reading

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