Tag: digital natives

by Julie Keck

1. Publisher revenues down as e-book buying slows (John Biggs / TechCrunch) 2. Using metadata to go beyond the e-book (David Wilcockson / Digital Book World) 3. The state of digital cookbook innovation, Spring 2015 (Lela Nargi / Publishers Weekly) 4. How to create picture e-books for kids (Laura Backes via Jane Friedman) 5. Why […] more »

by Kathleen Bartzen Culver

When I was hired at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to develop an intense (or perhaps insane) six-credit multimedia bootcamp course, I asked my husband to proof my syllabus before I had it copied. It laid out a semester’s worth of breakneck pace, challenging assignments and high expectations. Knowing me well from my days as his […] more »

by Erica A. Hernandez

The best advice Melissa Bell has for young reporters: Follow your curiosity lines. During the Vox.com co-founder’s recent visit to the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications as part of the college’s Innovators Series, Bell spoke with students who have grown up online, as she did. “I think because I felt like the Internet was […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Digital, print textbooks to compete for college audience (U.S. News & World Report) 2. Rice U. to offer free online physics textbook (Inside Higher Ed) 3. Is the iPad an educational tool or a lifestyle addiction? (Des Moines Register) 4. Why teachers should […] more »

by Valentina Giménez

Pressure from the publishing industry has weakened the watchdog role of journalists, turning them into lapdogs at the service of corporations and politicians and unable to serve their readers. That’s one of the conclusions of Bernardo Diaz Nosty, journalism professor at the University of Malaga. Diaz Nosty, also a journalist, is the author of “Libro […] more »