Tag: scholastic

by A. Adam Glenn

Amid the thousands of professional journalists gathered in London for the start of the Summer Olympics will be a handful of journalism students with the unusual opportunity to work in school-sponsored teams to cover the high-profile games. Several U.S. universities have launched new programs to bring journalists-in-training directly to the scene of the giant international [...] more »

by A. Adam Glenn

A burgeoning array of university-based news projects have been quietly experimenting with new ways to organize and staff their newsrooms, to gather and produce news, and to deliver information and engage their audiences. There‚Äôs one thing, though, that almost none of them have successfully tackled: how to make money at it. Rather than create breakthrough [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing. 1. Justice Department may be ready to sue Apple and five publishers in price-fixing case (PaidContent) 2. PayPal asks some e-book distributors to ban books with “obscene” themes (Globe and Mail) 3. Random House triples e-book prices for libraries (Annoyed Librarian) [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Scholastic launches e-reading app for kids (PaidContent) 2. Study: Early and obvious corrections work best online (Knight Digital Media Center) 3. Will Apple create the all-iPad classroom? (San Jose Mercury News) 4. Tips and resources for entrepreneurial journalists with legal questions (Poynter) 5. Student [...] more »