Tag: dan gillmor

by Kathleen Bartzen Culver

Remix is a new segment of education content on MediaShift, featuring interesting and innovative journalism assignments, courses and curricula. Writers will detail their ideas and work and, where possible, provide links and materials, so other educators can adapt them in their own programs. If you’re interested in sharing your approaches to be remixed at other […] more »

by Rachele Kanigel

When Dan Gillmor was planning a five-day media entrepreneurship training program for journalism educators, he didn’t want participants to leave with merely a solid foundation in entrepreneurship principles and a new vocabulary of industry terms. In addition to learning about entrepreneurship, he wanted the participants to experience firsthand the emotional rollercoaster of the entrepreneurial process […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How much work Twitter is too much? (The Awl) 2. “Why I admire the OC register, even though I disagree with almost everything they’re doing” (PaidContent.org) 3. Dan Gillmor says journalists are uninformed about who controls the platforms they publish on (Nieman) 4. Swartz death inspires expanded effort to liberate pay walled court docs […] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

Business content on MediaShift is sponsored by the weekend MA in Public Communication at American University. Designed for working professionals, the program is suited to career changers and public relations or social marketing professionals seeking career advancement. Learn more here. He’s an entrepreneur, author and outspoken evangelist of entrepreneurial journalism, but Dan Gillmor wants you […] more »

by Christina Mueller

Education content on MediaShift is sponsored by Carnegie-Knight News21, an alliance of 12 journalism schools in which top students tell complex stories in inventive ways. See tips for spurring innovation and digital learning at Learn.News21.com. The problem with five jam-packed days of panels and events is that you can’t do it all. Presentations and business […] more »

by Craig Silverman

Two weeks ago, I sat in a room at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communication at Arizona State University and listened as several groups of students delivered their pitches. At most journalism schools, this would have involved the students proposing ideas for articles or TV or radio reports. Instead, the groups of […] more »

by Mark Glaser

A year ago, Dan Gillmor was in a plum position. He had been a technology journalist and columnist for the San Jose Mercury News, in the heart of Silicon Valley. He had written the Bible of grassroots journalism, We the Media, describing how weblogs and other new media forms were democratizing media and giving power […] more »