Journalism as the Essential 21st Century Curriculum http://www.stevehargadon.com/2013/01/live-tonight-journalism-as-essential.html Journalism as the Essential 21st Century Curriculum
Live and interactive FutureofEducation.com interview with Holly Epstein Ojalvo and Esther Wojcicki to talk about student journalism as "THE" curriculum for the 21st century.
Holly is the founder of Kicker, a student engagement news site, and when I read about Kicker I emailed and asked if she'd consider coming on the show to talk about youth capability and about journalism as a route to self-directed learning.
Journalism in Virtual Worlds https://journals.tdl.org/jvwr/article/view/2110/3042 Journalism in Virtual Worlds
This article is based on the idea that immersive journalism in virtual worlds, specifically in Second Life, has similarities with online journalism.
To sustain this premise, the literature reviewed will follow the debate about journalism on the Internet, writing and reporting across new media, and speculate on the idea that a new concept of journalism in virtual worlds is growing, as an example of a new trend in journalistic practice.
8 Must-Have Traits of Tomorrow’s Journalist http://mashable.com/2009/12/09/future-journalist/ 8 Must-Have Traits of Tomorrow’s Journalist
As the news industry looks to reconstruct its suffering business model, the journalists of today must reconstruct their skill sets for the growing world of online media.
12 Things Newspapers Should Do to Survive http://mashable.com/2009/08/14/newspaper-survival/ 12 Things Newspapers Should Do to Survive
Those who think there is one silver bullet to fix the newspaper business are mistaken. Newspapers have almost always had multiple streams of revenue to support themselves and the future will likely not be any different. That doesn’t mean, however, that the money-making models newspapers will use on the web will look the same as the ones they have used for print.
The Future of Publishing (90min panel session) http://mitworld.mit.edu/video/685 The Future of Publishing
Nostalgia, anxiety and optimism mix in this panel devoted to imagining what lies ahead for the book, as publishing professionals and others discuss the impact of digital technology on the book publishing business.
90 min videoed panel discussion at MIT
Why Journalists Must Blog http://tinyurl.com/c8wbbw Why Journalists Must Blog
There is no other way to go about it, so here goes: as a journalist, you must blog to see how humbling, educating and eventually beneficial this is going to be for your career considering the always-on, online, always-updated nature of modern news business.
The Future of the News http://mitworld.mit.edu/video/641 The Future of the News .. talk .. video online
Ellen Hume predicts a “good news conversation” with her MIT Museum crowd about the future of news, but all participants end up working very hard to find a silver lining in the dire situation facing newspapers and other traditional forms of journalism.
NowPublic http://www.nowpublic.com/ Crowd sourcing is part of the widely expanding “citizen journalism” category, which encompasses all the new ways non-professionals can participate in the news reporting process. Examples range from commenting, voting on stories, to full out blogging.
NowPublic is a news network unique for its brand of reporter: you, the ordinary citizen. As a participatory news network, NowPublic lets citizens from all over the world write and contribute to news stories by sending in text, photos and/or videos. The site certainly employs the notion of "crowdsourcing," as it is essentially a Wikipedia-like news service.
J-Learning: How-To Site for Community Journalism http://j-learning.org/ J-Learning: Your How-To Site for Community Journalism
The Institute for Interactive Journalism.
J-Learning is your how-to guide for hyper-local community media.
ReligionLink http://religionlink.org/ ReligionLink
A site directed mainly at journalists looking for background or story ideas with a religious element.
ReligionLink is a resource to help print and broadcast journalists when they encounter religion in stories about government, politics, education, social services, science and other areas of public life.
Each weekly update contains several story ideas pegged to today’s news. Some will be targeted to one region of the country. Click on the link to read more, including background, links to web resources and a list of sources with contact information.
ReligionLink is produced by the Religion Newswriters Foundation, the educational arm of the Religion Newswriters Association.
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) http://www.cpj.org/ The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)
The Committee to Protect Journalists is an independent, nonprofit organization founded in 1981.
We promote press freedom worldwide by defending the rights of journalists to report the news without fear of reprisal.
The Write Site http://www.writesite.org/ The Write Site : An interactive language arts and journalism project for middle schools.
The Write Site is a multimedia language arts curriculum that makes the process of telling a story fun. Students take on the role of journalists?enerating leads, gathering facts, and writing stories?sing the tools and techniques of real-life journalists.
The Write Site is specially designed for middle school students. The Write Site? instructional activities will improve students?skills while helping teachers integrate technology into their classrooms.
Newseum http://www.newseum.org/ Newseum
The world's first interactive museum of news ?the Newseum ?opened in Arlington, Va., in 1997. Its mission was simple: to help the public and the news media understand one another better.
The Freedom Forum, based in Arlington, Va., is a nonpartisan foundation dedicated to free press, free speech and free spirit for all people.
The Freedom Forum Journalists Memorial, located in Freedom Park, pays tribute to journalists who have died while trying to report the news.
Todays Front Pages : 423 front pages from 44 countries presented alphabetically.
NewsU : News University http://www.newsu.org/ NewsU : News University
After much planning, testing and developing, NewsU has officially opened its doors to journalists, journalism educators and students. We offer innovative online training through self-directed modules, eSeminars and faculty-led courses that target all types of media and all levels of experience. Writing and reporting techniques. Insights into visual journalism. Courses on ethics and values. Skills for newsroom leaders.
National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) http://www.studentpress.org/nspa/ National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA)
We help students become better reporters, writers, editors, photographers, designers, desktop publishers, and advertising and business staffers. We help advisers as well.
High School Journalism http://www.schooljournalism.org/ High School Journalism
This site is for teen journalists, their teachers and guidance counselors as well as the editors and staffs of professional daily newspapers. Our goals are to encourage a diverse generation of young people to make newspaper journalism their career and impart a deeper appreciation of the First Amendment among all teens.
Content includes skills-building exercises, lesson plans, a spotlight on high school newspapers across the country, interaction with pros, updates on scholastic press freedom issues, a database of journalism scholarships and links to university journalism programs.