Tag: twitter chat

by Mark Glaser

For too long, most local media outlets have taken the same approach to covering violence in their communities: If it bleeds, it leads. But what about the context, the whole story, the deeper story? What about long-term trends in violence? How do you show that? With so many new digital tools, data journalism and citizen [...] more »

by Lauren Simonis

On Friday, April 4, our biweekly #EdShift chat gets a brand new spin. The students are taking over. The chat will involve students from journalism programs across the country, focusing on what they need from their journalism education. The chat will take place on Twitter at the¬†#EdShift hashtag¬†at 10 am PT / 1 pm ET. [...] more »

by Kathleen Bartzen Culver

Earlier this month, a colleague sent me this piece about LeBron James from Grantland as a sample to use in a course three of us teach in the journalism school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It’s an introductory skills course in multimedia journalism and strategic communication. We think of it as “boot camp.” The students [...] more »

by Amanda Hirsch

I can’t imagine life without the Public Media Group on Facebook. OK, maybe that’s a bit of an overstatement — but I certainly couldn’t do my job half as well without it. I was talking about it with a colleague last week, and he mentioned a listserv for data visualization geeks that he finds similarly [...] more »

by Raschanda Hall

When journalists were asked by MuckRack.com to offer up their biggest PR pet peeves recently, it sparked a spirited Twitter conversation. But then, PR folks got their turn, and what ensued sheds light on both of the industries, how they work together, and what their futures hold. The following is a Storify collection from the [...] more »