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Must Reads
by Julie Keck

1. Journalism schools add courses in sports, emerging technology (Emily Wordsman / American Journalism Review) 2. How big is digital education in the United States? An end of year review (Josh Bleiberg & Darrell M. West / Brookings Institute) 3. Journalism school reform in the context of wider media trends (John Wihbey / Journalist’s Resource) […] more »

Must Reads
by Julie Keck

1. Free flow of government information? Yawn (Margaret Sullivan / New York Times) 2. Mother Jones’ nonprofit fix for serious journalism (Lucia Moses / Digiday) 3. Behind the alarming rise of the online vigilante detective (Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed) 4. 5 to 25% of your news site’s search traffic comes from Google News (Joshua Benton […] more »

Must Reads
by Julie Keck

1. Can Apple clear its name in the e-books drama? (Roger Parloff / Fortune) 2. Bookbaby discontinues free & standard e-book publishing package (Michael Koslowski / Good e-Reader) 3. Hachette takes bookselling to Twitter (Rich Bellis / Digital Book World) 4. 2 easy ways for authors to measure the impact of their social media use […] more »

Must Reads
by Julie Keck

1. Americans feel better informed thanks to the Internet (Kristen Purcell & Lee Rainie / Pew Research Internet Project) 2. Can Silicon Valley disrupt journalism if journalists hate being disrupted? (Emily Bell / Guardian) 3. Why I’m interested in First Look’s new social-journalism project (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 4. Nielsen at a tipping point? Accelerating […] more »

Must Reads
by Julie Keck

1. Updated apology digs bigger hole for Rolling Stone (Erik Wemple / Washington Post) 2. St. Louis Post-Dispatch turns off comments in response to Ferguson-related racist remarks (via St. Louis Post-Dispatch) 3. On managing change: Chris Hughes and The New Republic (Ken Doctor / Capital New York) 4. YouTube in a ‘fire drill’ over risk […] more »

Must Reads
by Julie Keck

1. Report: Governments around the world expanded online control, surveillance last year (Elizabeth Nolan Brown / Reason) 2. Journalism partnerships: A new era of interest (Rick Edmonds & Amy Mitchell / Pew Research Journalism Project) 3. The newsonomics of the newly quantified, gamified news reader (Ken Doctor / Nieman Lab) 4. Metrics should support a […] more »

Education
by Sonia Paul

Here’s a list of current media and journalism fellowship programs, including the deadlines for applying. If we’re missing any major programs, please use our Contact Form to let us know, and we’ll add them to the list.  DECEMBER 2014 DEADLINES Data & Society Fellowship New York City The fellowship brings together researchers, entrepreneurs, activists, policy creators, journalists […] more »

Must Reads
by Sonia Paul

Here’s a list of current media and journalism awards, including deadlines for applying. If we’re missing any major programs, please use our Contact Form to let us know, and we’ll add them to the list.  JANUARY 2015 DEADLINES Pulitzer Prizes Columbia University The Pulitzer Prize awards achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature and musical composition. Deadline: January 25, […] more »

Must Reads
by Julie Keck

1. To prepare 21st-Century journalists, help students become experts (G. Pascal Zachary / Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. Regents approve $7,500 supplementary fee for UC Berkeley journalism school (Jean Lee / Daily Californian) 3. On student data and private companies (Caitlin Emma / Politico) 4. Big school districts pressure publishers on digital-content delivery (Benjamin Herold […] more »


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