Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Welcome summer students!

Here's a four-minute audio package created to welcome students in both versions of JTC 326 to the class.

Just as a short reminder, there's a traditional classroom version of the class during the four-week summer session (May 18 through June 12). That's Section 001.

There's also an online version of the course during the final eight weeks of summer (June 15 through August 7. That's section 801.

See you soon.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

A classic piece from "The Daily Show" on "The New Journalism"

Circa March 2005, Rob Corddry as Dino Ironbody blogs all over himself.

Somebody get a towel.

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PBS story highlights online journalists' role in new media landscape

A story aired last week on Public Broadcasting System's "NewsHour" that highlighted both the decreasing number of reporters working for newspapers and how their role is being taken up by online-only reporters.

"As Newspapers Cut Back, Online Reporters Step In," reported by Jeffrey Brown (clearly brilliant, despite the misspelling of his last name), aired April 13.