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BusinessWeek (blog)Brand Journalism Is One Suspicious ArticleBusinessWeek (blog)Pro or con? by Mark Glaser, MediaShift I run a website that looks at the democratization of media and how the Internet brings new voices to the public square. But the Web has also given corporations the chance to bypass the media and take their ...
In Troy Davis case, where's the context?The Brandeis HootWelcome to my new column! Although I don't claim to be an expert about anything related to communication, I have studied it through the lenses of American studies, anthropology and journalism. I also text and tweet a lot, ...and more »
CNN Under FireAmerican Journalism ReviewFeist says this concept of a media outlet partnering with a political group to sponsor a debate is nothing new, and that CNN has been doing it for as long as it has aired primary debates. "In partnering with a group, we're not endorsing their views at ...and more »
Wabash CollegeTime's Padgett Lectures ThursdayWabash CollegeThe 1984 Wabash graduate will talk about the current state of journalism in an Alumni Colloquium entitled “Hegel and Headline News: A New Media Dialectic." Padgett is returning to Indiana to receive the Clarence A. Jackson Career Service Award from the ...
Houston Chronicle (blog)The Facebook Generation isnt wild about the new FacebookHouston Chronicle (blog)The class is titled Social Media and Journalism. There are 19 students in this class, most of them in their early 20s. They all have Facebook accounts; most of them literally entered into adulthood using Facebook. And nearly every one was aghast at the ...Zuckerberg Unveils Ticker, the Next Step to Facebook's Open GraphTMC Netall 2,220 news articles »
The GuardianGuardian announces new app on Facebook to make news more socialThe GuardianThe Guardian app for Facebook builds on Guardian News & Media's recently-announced digital-first strategy and pioneering open approach to journalism. It will give Facebook users the choice to read and share Guardian and Observer content from within the ...The Guardian and Independent launch Facebook appsJournalism.co.ukall 23 news articles »
MetroPage One: A Year Inside The New York Times highlights new media's impactMetroFilm review: Like the best journalism, Page One: A Year Inside The New York Times finds simple human stories to earth the complex, occasionally scattershot, narrative. revolution there are the tearful veterans clearing their desks as the world's most ...Page One: Inside The New York Times ReviewThe Film PilgrimPage One: Inside The New York TimesEvening StandardRead all about it!Irish TimesStarPhoenix -The Guardian (blog) -Spectator.co.ukall 20 news articles »
UNC at Chapel Hill's New J-School Dean a Fairfield U AlumPatch.comSusan King, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's new Dean of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Photo courtesy of UNC. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Journalism and Mass ...and more »
Mary Kate Losleben New media, journalism teacher, St. Mary'sSleepy Eye Herald Dispatch“I am always learning new things about computers and the library system. This job definitely requires flexibility, multi-tasking and quick thinking,” Mary Kate said. Mary Kate attributes her appetite for teaching journalism and being a media specialist ...
ChicagoistJohn Lavine says he's stepping down as dean next yearChicago ReaderSaid Lavine at the time, "We need to develop a more profound understanding of audiences and consumers, of what they value and of how to present journalism and the new digital media to them." He went on, "We also need to have a far deeper understanding ...John Lavine Leaving Medill: Northwestern Journalism School Dean To Step Down ...Huffington PostMedill leader stepping downChicago Tribune (blog)Medill's dean stepping down after 'quite an odyssey'Time Out Chicago (blog)Crain's Chicago Business -North by Northwesternall 10 news articles »
...and Canadian media outlets including Fox News, CBC, CP24 CTV, Global TV, and The Weather Network. Enhancements to the Media Factory 3.0 citizen journalism module include: --Improved community and media management, enhanced searching and sorting, creation...
His Holiness Sri Sri Ravishankar talks about SSCMS, Journalism and More.... The Sri Sri Centre for Media Studies (SSCMS) is one of India's leading media schools offering an integrated Post Graduate Diploma in Print, Broadcast & New Media. The school's curriculum is aimed at providing them not only with all-round journalistic skills but also a clear understanding of the evolving media models and ensuring a positive outlook towards journalism. Phone: +91 99455 46077 Website: www.sscms.org Email: email@example.com
Journalist Paul Lewis talks about new media, citizen journalism. and how he has used social media to investigate two murders. He also talks about the new level of transparency and accountability new media offer in public life. Paul Lewis full bio: www.tedxthessaloniki.com About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.) About TED TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 25 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. The annual TED Conference invites the world's leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes. Their talks are then made available, free, at TED.com. TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Al Gore, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Isabel Allende and UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. The annual TED Conference takes place in Long Beach, California, with simulcast ...
Complete video at: fora.tv David Kirkpatrick, author of The Facebook Effect, asserts that the Facebook News Feed is a new form of journalism. Quoting founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Kirkpatrick says, "A squirrel dying in front of your house sometimes matters more to you than people starving in Africa." ----- We arguably live in a golden age for news media. Technology has enabled unprecedented access to information. Americans are consuming more news than ever from myriad sources. And as the recent uprisings in the Middle East have dramatized so powerfully, social media have not only opened new channels and driven increased consumption, they've enabled consumers to become creators, citizens to become journalists. And yet, amid this great democratic flowering of news and access, there are lingering and disturbing doubts about the vitality of the fourth estate. In today's competitive digital media environment, are the news media fulfilling their obligation to be responsible mediators of information and public discourse? The Paley Center's Media Council has convened prominent journalists from print, broadcast, and digital media; news executives; public officials; journalism entrepreneurs; and media experts to explore this issue in a constructive dialogue. - Paley Center for Media David Kirkpatrick, longtime senior editor for Internet and technology at Fortune Magazine, has written for two decades about the computer and technology industries, as well as the impact of the ...
NPR Executive Caught Calling Tea Partiers 'Racist'. Thom Harmann talks to Jamie Weinstein, DailyCaller.com and Erikka Knuti, Democratic strategist.
Deaf Armenian youth people are first time created emails and open pages in Facebook and learn how to use these tools. This initiative has been realized within the framework of "The Internet: sustainable bridge of communication for the deaf" a six-month project, started on November 2, 2010, undertaken by "Journalists for the Future" NGO in Armenia. During the studies the 12 participants will acquire knowledge in journalism and photography as well as skills in using the Internet. The project is realized with the support of the US Embassy and Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation in Armenia. Computer lab is provided by Yerevan State Linguistic University after V. Brusov.
www.youtube.com www.youtube.com Who let the Logs out!? Wikileaks drops 400000 classified documents shedding new light on the Iraq war—the biggest leak of classified military documents in history—sending shockwaves across the Fourth Estate. Rap News marks the occasion by inviting into the studio the former US Secretary of Offense, Donald Rumsfeld. But what starts out as a conventional Rap News interview soon descends into mayhem as the live feed is hijacked by News World Order, eager to spin the record like a disc jockey on crack. Enter Bill O'Really, the champion of Fair & Balanced journalism, dragging us screaming into the No Spine Zone. Only divine intervention can save us now, from a fate worse than death. But beware of imitators; not all is what it seems to be! Join us for a rollercoaster episode of Rap News, featuring a very very special guest appearance.
Kathleen Carroll, Executive Editor, The Associated Press Kathleen Carroll, Executive Editor at The Associated Press, keynotes Nieman Conference on Secrecy and Journalism: "The increasingly lonely task of ferreting out secrets continues to fall primarily to journalists [...] and to a few hardy folks who are applying good journalistic principles to their own self-publishing," (Dec. 16. 2010) "From Watergate to WikiLeaks: Secrecy and Journalism in the New Media Age" www.nieman.harvard.edu/secrecy-and-journalism/
As Wikileaks continues to feed media outlets with thousands of classified US diplomatic cables, how serious is the threat by WikiLeaks to other media outlets? And how is WikiLeaks shaping the media industry? Is it the beginning of a new media form?
(Part 3 of 3) Brian Solis talks with Katie Couric, anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News, a correspondent for 60 Minutes, and host of "@katiecouric", her new webshow on CBSNews.com.
(Part 2 of 3) Brian Solis talks with Katie Couric, anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News, a correspondent for 60 Minutes, and host of "@katiecouric", her new webshow on CBSNews.com.
(Part 1 of 3) Brian Solis talks with Katie Couric, anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News, a correspondent for 60 Minutes, and host of "@katiecouric", her new webshow on CBSNews.com.
Keynote Speaker at the NY Press Club Journalism Conference (2010) Paul Krugman (New York Times Op-Ed Columnist and Economist), took a few moments to give us his thoughts on "covering the economy in a time of weirdness". Very enlightening. (@nytimeskrugman @nypressclub)
Media Concentration and Participatory Journalism Presented by UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and Western Knight Center for Specialized Journalism Panelists: Neil Chase, managing editor of CBS MarketWatch Vin Crosbie of Digital Deliverance LLC media consulting firm Dan Gillmor, columnist for the San Jose Mercury News and author of the forthcoming book "We the Media" Ken Sands, managing editor of online and new media at The Spokane Spokesman-Review Bob Magnuson, lecturer at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and former CEO of InfoWorld (moderator) A panel discussion with Dan Gillmor of the San Jose Mercury News, Neil Chase of CBS MarketWatch, Vin Crosbie of Digital Deliverance LLC and Ken Sands of The Spokane Spokesman-Review.
Mainstream media is struggling to stay afloat and the way they report the news will have to change to stay current with peoples attention spans. As more people turn to social media like Twitter or Facebook to get their news, the media and the way people absorb it has changed forever.
This week, the mainstream media showed their ineptitude when it comes to reporting of Afghanistan. From declaring WikiLeaks huge release of damning war documents an "epic yawnfest," to propagandizing for more war on TIME's brutally misleading cover, readers and viewers were treated to a display of sloppy journalism and jingoism. The war in Afghanistan isn't making us safer, and it isn't worth the cost. Brave New Foundation's Derrick Crowe explains why. facebook.com twitter.com
"Well, the war you don't see is expressed eloquently by the New York Times, that range of extraordinary media apologists that we've just seen. The reason we don't see the war on civilians, the war that has caused the most extraordinary devastation, human and cultural and structural devastation in both Iraq and Afghanistan, is because of what is almost laughingly called the mainstream media. The one apology, not these apologies that we've seen this morning from Fox to CBS, right across the spectrum, to the New York Times this morning, the real apology that counted was the New York Times when it apologized to its readers for not showing us the war in—or the reasons that led up, rather, to the invasion of Iraq that produced this horrific war. I mean, these people now have become so embedded with the establishment, so embedded with authority, they're what Brecht called the spokesmen of the spokesmen. They're not journalists. Brooks writes about a "culture of exposure." Excuse me, isn't that journalism? Are we so distant from what journalism ought to be, not simply an echo chamber for authority, that somebody in the New York Times can attack a journalist who's done his job? Hastings did a wonderful job. He caught out McChrystal, as he should have done. That's his job. In a country where the media is constitutionally freer, nominally, than any other country on earth, the disgrace of the recent carnage in the Middle East and in Afghanistan is largely down to the fact that the ...
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Every Square Inch, an educational series exploring the interaction of faith and vocation, is the ministry effort of a new congregation called North Point Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC) in West Peabody, MA. Started this past January as an opportunity both to talk about what it means to live out the Christian faith in "every square inch of life" and to invite neighbors from the North Shore to church, North Point (EPC) sponsored the discussions once a month immediately following their worship service. They also filmed each professionally as an hour-long program for local cable access stations in Beverly, Cape Ann and Hamilton/Wenham, and for the church web site. Each panel discussion included the expert perspectives of several faculty members from Gordon College. "Part of our vision as a new church has been to reflect on God's nature and character, wrestle with the implications of these reflections into every area of our lives, and respond accordingly," said David Cook, pastor of North Point. "This series has helped us do that and our guest speakers from Gordon have been particularly thoughtful about these issues." On March 28, Jo Kadlecek, senior writer and instructor of communication arts at Gordon, explored issues related to media and journalism with Gideon Strauss, editor of Comment Magazine and parent of a Gordon student, and Lil Copan, acquisitions editor for Paraclete Press.
Jay Rosen, Professor New York University describes his "New Media Maxims" during a speech in May at the World Bank, Washington, DC.
Horizon TV's Paul Chaderjian, ianyanmag.com's Editor Liana Aghajanian, and Asbarez Asst. Editor and On-line/New Media Coordinator Allen Yekikian talk about the themes addresses at an AGBU Manoogian-Demirdjian School panel discussion the previous day.
As an image of the Wall Street Journal from Apples new iPad appeared on the screen behind him, Rupert Murdoch, chairman and CEO of News Corp., told host Marvin Kalb and a packed audience in the ballroom April 6, this may be the saving of newspapers. I got a glimpse of the future this weekend with the introduction of the iPad, said Murdoch, one of the nations leading news entrepreneurs whose holdings include the Wall Street Journal and the Fox Broadcasting Co. It has brought together all forms of media. In a one-on-one interview on The Kalb Report, Murdoch showed how iPad users could see the printed version of the Wall Street Journal presented electronically and how they can go back seven days to see any copy of the Journal in its entirety. He was particularly impressed how a viewer could click on a picture and see it come to life as a video presentation. "We update the front page every half hour during the day, he said. Every word of the Wall Street Journal is there. Tens of thousands of people who bought the first iPads over the weekend checked out the Wall Street Journal feature, he said. The Journal will be available on the iPad for a $4 a week subscription price free to anyone who has a subscription to the print edition. At the same time, he said, the Journal is going to stop Google and Microsoft from taking our stories for nothing. Newspapers, he said, have to stand up to the online companies to end their free use of the content the news companies produce. Let them ...
Harry Dugmore is the MTN Chair at Rhodes University, currently running a project funded by the USA-based Knight Foundation entitled Iindaba Ziyafika - The news is coming. Here, at the International Symposium on Online Journalism in Austin, Texas, Dugmore speaks on current challenges in South Africa, common challenges that new media forms are growing to address, and the potential of social media in the future of journalism.
Ana Marie Cox discusses her career and the effect of new media on journalism at the 2010 Schuneman Symposium. scrippsjschool.org
This panel addresses the role that law and the legal profession can play in journalism's transition to the online world. Topics include reporters' shield bill protections for online journalists, the effect of recent developments in First Amendment law, media reform and government policy, the ethics of new journalism models, and access to public information and documents. Practicing journalists and journalism professors give their own perspective on how the legal profession can best support new journalism efforts. Robert Bertsche - Prince Lobel Glovsky & Tye LLP Lucy Dalglish - Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Jon Hart - General Counsel, Online News Association; Dow Lohnes PLLC Dan Kennedy - Assistant Professor, School of Journalism, Northeastern University Josh Stearns - Program Manager, Freepress.net and SavetheNews.org Cameron Stracher - Co-Director, Program in Law & Journalism, New York Law School Phil Malone (moderator) - Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Cyberlaw Clinic, Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University This panel is part of the Online Media Legal Network's 2010 conference "Journalism's Digital Transition: Unique Legal Challenges and Opportunities" held at Harvard Law School on Friday, April 9, 2010. Find more information here: www.omln.org
One of the biggest challenges facing existing and new media companies is the question of how to respond to the rise of news aggregators, from hyper-local blogs to Google News. Featuring attorneys for both sides of the recent case involving GateHouse Media and the New York Times, as well as in-house counsel for the Associated Press and experts in the area of copyright law and fair use, this panel looks at the future of hot news and copyright fair use as they apply to different forms of news aggregation on the Internet. Sam Bayard - Citizen Media Law Project, Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University Bruce D. Brown - Baker and Hostetler LLP Michael Grygiel - Hiscock & Barclay, LLP (outside counsel for GateHouse Media) R. David Hosp - Goodwin Procter LLP (outside counsel for New York Times) Joseph Liu - Professor, Boston College Law School Christopher Bavitz (moderator) - Assistant Director, Cyberlaw Clinic, Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University This panel is part of the Online Media Legal Network's 2010 conference "Journalism's Digital Transition: Unique Legal Challenges and Opportunities" held at Harvard Law School on Friday, April 9, 2010. Find more information here: www.omln.org
Jeff Jarvis speaks about new business models for investigative journalism at the BRITE '10 conference. He discusses the importance of mobile media to local news and how Best Buy and the London Telegraph point to new business models. Jeff Jarvis is the author of What Would Google Do? and a professor of journalism at CUNY. The BRITE '10 conference on brands, innovation and technology is hosted by the Center on Global Brand Leadership at Columbia Business School. Learn more at www.briteconference.com or http
As journalism goes through extraordinary transformation, Immersive Journalism offers a novel way to utilize gaming and Virtual Reality platforms to convey news and non-fiction stories. These platforms offer the user an immersive experience that can compliment and extend news media reports in traditional media. The experience depicted here explores how to report the information provided in FOIA obtained transcripts documenting the interrogation of Detainee 063, Al Khatani in Guantanamo Bay Prison in 2002 and 2003. It also attempts to describe, through this new platform, the multiple news reports on detainees being held for extended periods in stress positions. The collaboration with scientists Mel Slater and Maria Sanchez-Vives informs this effort with current research on the perception of our sense of embodiment, allowing for a viewer to undergo an illusionary transformation of the physical body, thus perceptually, if not literally, entering the body of the other.
Henry Jenkins joins USC from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was Peter de Florez Professor in the Humanities. He directed MITs Comparative Media Studies graduate degree program from 1993-2009, setting an innovative research agenda during a time of fundamental change in communication, journalism and entertainment. As one of the first media scholars to chart the changing role of the audience in an environment of increasingly pervasive digital content, Jenkins has been at the forefront of understanding the effects of participatory media on society, politics and culture. His research gives key insights to the success of social-networking Web sites, networked computer games, online fan communities and other advocacy organizations, and emerging news media outlets. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
In a conversation with The Nation's John Nichols and others about new models for journalism, Media Critic David Carr of The New York Times argues vigorously that government funding and subsidies can't save journalism, and discusses some "green shoots:" emerging new models that are promising new ways forward for the struggling media industry. More videos about the future of journalism and media are available at TheNation.com/multimedia
embed this Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism is a 2004 documentary film by filmmaker Robert Greenwald that criticises the Fox News Channel, and its owner, Rupert Murdoch, claiming that the channel is used to promote and advocate right-wing views. The film says this pervasive bias contradicts the channel's claim of being "Fair and Balanced", and argues that Fox News has been engaging in what amounts to consumer fraud
USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism for Prospective Students The undergraduate degrees at USC Annenberg provide a strong foundation for people interested in working in the communication industries: the media, public relations, advertising, strategic corporate and organizational communication, political consulting, higher education, and many more. USC Annenberg offers three undergraduate degrees: * Communication: One of the most versatile degrees offered at USC, a bachelor's degree in communication prepares you for professional employment or graduate work. * Journalism: With options in Print & Digital Journalism and Broadcast & Digital Journalism, undergraduate students focus on writing, ethics and the use of new technology in a rapidly changing industry. * Public Relations: Emphasizes communication problem solving, strategic thinking, applied skills and management, rather than communication theory; alumni work in all types of organizations. For more information for prospective students: annenberg.usc.edu
Series: Journalism and Media Lecture Series Title: Howard Schneider Lecture on News Literacy Date: March 3, 2010 Location: The Garden Room at the Cleveland Botanical Garden Description Howard Schneider former Pulitzer-Prize winning editor of Newsday and dean of the School of Journalism at Stony Brook University.
In this episode of BTNN, author Clay Shirkly recounts the history of the printing press and explains how it affects today's media landscape. Breaking the New News is a documentary feature, broadband video series and ongoing blog on the evolution of modern journalism. For more information check out www.btnn.tv
Complete video at: fora.tv Kira Kay, co-founder of The Bureau for International Reporting, explains how her non-profit is able to produce quality journalism from around the globe on a shoestring budget. "International news does not have to cost a lot of money," she says. "We all have the technology now to do it." ----- International news coverage has steadily diminished over the past decade. What, in a digital world, can be done to combat this trend? - Paley Center for Media Kira Kay is Co-founder of The Bureau for International Reporting. She is a television news journalist based in New York, whose international work has been seen on PBS, ABC, CBS and CNN. Recently she covered US military actions in Africa for Dan Rather Reports, explored the economic impact of a rising global middle class for PBS NOW, reported on the plight of Iraqi refugees in Jordan for PBS Wide Angle and served as correspondent and producer for a multiple award-winning report on the conflict in Northern Uganda for PBS Newshour and HDNet World Report. In 2004, Kira received an Emmy nomination for her work reporting on the Darfur crisis for CBS News 60 Minutes. In 2002, she was one of only a handful of American journalists allowed access to the war-torn province of Aceh, Indonesia, and returned to Aceh immediately after the tsunami in late 2004. In 2005, Kira consulted for the New York Times on their official submission to the PBS America at the Crossroads series, "Indonesia: Struggle for the Soul of ...
With daily newspapers folding at an alarming rate, how can quality journalism be sustained? Ken Davis is joined by Robert McChesney and John Nichols to discuss their new book, "The Death and Life of American Journalism: The Media Revolution That Will Begin the World Again". Steve Rhodes, journalist, blogger, and proprietor of the Beachwood Reporter is also featured. This program was produced by CAN TV.
Complete video at: fora.tv Journalists Rachel Davis Mersey and Ted Anthony defend "The Daily Show" from NPR's Ira Glass, who argues that the program, while good satire, is a poor substitute for actual, in-depth news coverage. ----- Gone are the days when the Brahmins of the news industry dictate what the audience should know. What does the journalist of the 21st century have to know about listening to the crowd? And how can he or she break through the information overload to reach the public? - Paley Center for Media Rachel Davis Mersey is an assistant professor of journalism at the Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. The consistent focus of her work is on the craft of journalism. She is intrigued, in particular, by journalism's impact on sense of community, civic participation, and social capital. Ted Anthony is Assistant Managing Editor for The Associated Press. He is a veteran journalist, news manager and multimedia content manager who has reported from more than 20 countries and extensively covered post-9/11 conflicts in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq. He is a leader and participant in AP strategic projects designed to promote innovative storytelling, develop AP's newsgathering capabilities in social media and align news efforts with new product opportunities.
Interview (4) with CEO and co-founder Richard Rosenblatt on publishing the world's contentThis is the fourth part of my interview with Richard Rosenblatt, CEO and co-founder of Demand Media, a new media company whose goal is to publish the world's commercial content. In the first three interviews (conducted last fall), Richard first talked about Demand's innovative and scientific approach to content creation and Demand's financial outlook and whether an IPO was in its future and how Demand fits into the media landscape. In this interview, Richard talks about why 'service journalism' is relevant to the consumer and importantly the "intent" of the consumer. For instance, if someone wants to know how to eat well, they could read an article on Demand's Livestrong property titled Heart-healthy eating, which advise people to reduce the consumption ... [vator.tv read more]
David Cohn is a journalist who has contributed to Wired, Columbia Journalism Review, and the New York Times among others. He is the founder of Spot.us, a not-for-profit news organization based on crowdsourcing, and reader-funding. In this episode of BTNN, David talks about how social networking is changing the landscape of news reporting. Breaking the New News is a documentary feature, broadband video series and ongoing blog on the evolution of modern journalism. For more information check out www.btnn.tv
Robert McChesney and John Nichols on The Death and Life of American Journalism: The Media Revolution that Will Begin the World Again University of Illinois Professor Robert McChesney and The Nation correspondent John Nichols, two leading advocates of the media reform movement, join us to talk about their new book, The Death and Life of American Journalism: The Media Revolution that Will Begin the World Again. McChesney and Nichols argue that journalism should be seen as a public good and that the government should help save American journalism by granting more subsidies to newspapers and media outlets.