June Carnival of Journalism. A prompt I can get behind: What are your life hacks, workflows, tips, tools, apps, websites, skills and techniques that allow you to work smarter and more effectively?
Carnival of Fail – the next #Jcarn. The question: What failure have you personally seen, and what lessons did you tak away from it? Responses are due May 5th at 12 pm Pacific.
Carnival of Journalism: Increasing the number of news sources. Data from Sacramento Press’ community engagement efforts: 0.14% of visitors wrote an entire article.
The idea came a month ago: “journalism should be reproducible.” After a conversation with Miles this weekend, I’d like to explore this further. First point: Let’s approach journalism as the science for civic participation. Give journalism the goal to help us improve our standards of… Continue reading →
We’re back at it. Time for round 2 of the Carnival of Journalism. This month’s question: What steps can be taken to increase the number of news sources? Responses are due Thursday, the 17th of February at noon Pacific, plus or minus 24 hours.
School, what is it good for? Key insight from Conor’s Carnival of Journalism post: “process in education is often more important than outcome.”
In the first Carnival of Journalism of the new year, David Cohn asks: How do we increase the role of higher education as hubs of journalistic activity? First, the why. Educational institutions often have long-standing ties to a local community, both in terms of physical… Continue reading →
A few days back, Saturday to be exact, the crazy notion I should spend dozens of hours doing content analysis on The Locals came to my mind. For my Carnival of Journalism blog post, I want to paint a clear picture of what university-sponsored hyperlocal… Continue reading →
Come join the Carnival of Journalism! It’s baaaaaack. This month’s question is (simplified to): What role should universities play as facilitators of journalism for their communities? Responses are due by January 20th at 10 am PT.