Tag: entrepreneurial journalism

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Forbes names the most powerful women in media, including 15 from the tech sector (AdWeek) 2. Conventions in Tampa and Charlotte welcome an unwieldy guest: Twitter (USA Today) 3. Tumblr to have Twitter friend-finding privileges revoked (The Next Web) 4. [...] more »

by Dena Levitz

From about the time I found out journalist was a real job it became my one and only career aspiration. In fact, as a northern California high school student, my decision — a pretty unheard of one at the time — to attend the University of Georgia was almost entirely motivated by the school’s coveted [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Baltimore Sun: Chelsea Clinton fails Journalism 101 again (Baltimore Sun) 2. Should J-schools include more entrepreneurial courses? (Digital Journal) 3. Director named for new Center for Collaborative Journalism at Mercer University (Macon.com) 4. 5 places to get digital textbooks (Mashable) 5. 65 free [...] more »

by A. Adam Glenn

As debris from the firewall that once separated journalism from the business of journalism continues to fly, a new educational landscape is developing, one that supports and trains those straddling the line. American University is the latest to add to that, expecting soon to launch a full-fledged graduate degree in news entrepreneurship. The faculty at [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on journalism education 1. Leveraging a “teaching hospital model” in journalism education (New America Foundation) 2. Students “may be ‘digital natives,’ but they’re wretched at searching” (Wired) 3. American Public University enlists faculty to write e-textbooks (Inside Higher Ed) 4. Census: Journalism majors make about $50,000 (Poynter) 5. News bosses talk shop in [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on journalism education 1. Should we teach journalism students to be more like Julian Assange? (Charlie Beckett) 2. Are you competing with Facebook during class? (GigaOM) 3. Do school newspapers hold the future of print media? (European Journalism Centre) 4. Tips on getting a student newspaper online (Prof KRG) 5. How journalism [...] 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 Alana Taylor

I have no idea what I will do when I graduate. I am majoring in journalism at New York University — a fantastic university in an incredible city — but my confidence in what career I will pursue after graduation remains unclear. Should I go after my passion for writing? Should I take a crack [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

I am virtually covering the all-day sessions at the RJI TalkFest today, held at the University of Missouri’s Reynolds Journalism Institute. I will be watching in via Adobe Connect, where I can hear and see what’s going on and chat in the chat room. The agenda includes sessions on community-building, advertising and marketing, news and [...] more »