Tag: students

by Lincoln Pennington

Recently, Reese News Lab students have conducted experiments in living without a smartphone and social media. But because the lab is working on a project on producing media for mobile devices, I thought it was time that someone tried a computer blackout. I’d give up my laptop for a day, navigating the UNC campus with […] more »

by Ryan Thornburg

The least favorite part of my job is grading students, so this semester I decided to outsource some of it. In my Social Media for Reporters class at UNC, 20 percent of each student’s grade will be based on the number of points that his or her Klout score goes up over the course of […] more »

by Ardyth Broadrick Sohn

is anyone else taking cell phone technology and students to the dem convention this august? our unlv students will be posting live back to our neighborhood on questions of importance to our largely immigrant citizens. would love to connect with others who might have student journalists there too. thanks….ardyth (from innovation incubator project ) more »

by Dianne Lynch

It’s been more than a month since the students and faculty in the Innovation Incubator project presented their projects to an audience of reporters and editors at the Online News Association in Toronto. Before that event, we surveyed the students about their expectations, their impressions, and their conclusions about the process. It was, without a […] more »

by Kimberly Sultze

The Innovation Incubator students have headed to Toronto for the Online News Association conference. Working with the challenge of re-invigorating community journalism, students from seven institutions have been working long hours since the beginning of the summer to come up with innovative ideas through what turned out to be the ‘tough love’ process of creation […] more »

by Dianne Lynch

It’s been an extraordinarily challenging five months, and the students who have been working on the Innovation Incubator project are about to find out whether it’s been worth it. About thirty-five students and faculty from seven journalism schools around the country are headed to Toronto tomorrow to present their projects at the ONA’s annual conference. […] more »