Tag: journalist

by Meg Dalton

Whether they’re speaking with local activists about why black space matters or investigating the individuals behind Chicago’s police accountability, the City Bureau team has already taken steps towards restoring civic media coverage of the South and West Sides of Chicago through its collaboration with and mentorship of a new generation of young journalists. Both a neighborhood newsroom and journalism training program, City Bureau wants […] more »

by Desiree Everts

As the Knight Foundation gets closer to announcing the winners of its News Challenge on Networks, it’s opening up its next round of the contest, which now occurs three times a year instead of annually. Round 2 of the 2012 Knight News Challenge will focus on data. Why data? “The world has always been complex, […] more »

by David Cohn

A version of this post first appeared here. It is yet another Carnival of Journalism (our one-year anniversary). The Carnival is a network of bloggers I reinvigorated who all write a response to a different question every month. This month’s question comes from Michael Rosenblum: “Can a good journalist also be a good capitalist?“ A […] more »

by JD Lasica

The New Journalist in the Age of Social Media View more documents from JD Lasica. I’m at Day 2 of a remarkable two-day conference that is bringing nonprofits, citizen journalism and social media together in ways I’ve never seen before. I’m jazzed, hopeful and intrigued by the challenges ahead. The passion in the room is […] more »

by David Ardia

Spring is upon us and with it comes commencement season at universities across the country (Harvard’s 358th commencement is this Thursday, FYI). This is a tough time for graduates in almost every discipline, but especially so for journalism grads. At least that is the conventional wisdom. Which is why it is so refreshing to see […] more »

by Dan Schultz

There is one reason and one reason alone that I haven’t catastrophically dropped out of college yet: I avoid World of Warcraft as though it were the plague. In case you are unfamiliar, World of Warcraft is an incredibly popular game made by Blizzard Entertainment in which players take on the role of an adventurer […] more »

by Dan Schultz

The IdeaLab bloggers have spent four months talking about technologies, roles, and rules surrounding journalism and digital media. Now it’s time to take some of the insights from those posts and design a system that will allow citizens and journalists alike to inform the media conversation, connect with their communities, and democratically drive the social […] more »