Tag: knight digital media center

by Michele McLellan

Mainstream news organizations have had mixed results with citizen news reporting. While crowdsourcing efforts such as CNN’s iReport and Help Me Investigate have yielded valuable information, many other efforts have foundered, often on journalists’ expectation that citizen-created news must look like what the professionals produce to have value. Enter community foundation-supported initiatives to enable citizens […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Scholastic launches e-reading app for kids (PaidContent) 2. Study: Early and obvious corrections work best online (Knight Digital Media Center) 3. Will Apple create the all-iPad classroom? (San Jose Mercury News) 4. Tips and resources for entrepreneurial journalists with legal questions (Poynter) 5. Student […] more »

by Mark Glaser

5Across is sponsored by Carnegie-Knight News21, an alliance of 12 journalism schools in which top students tell complex stories in inventive ways. See tips for spurring innovation and digital learning at Learn.News21.com. Just as traditional media has struggled with disruptive technology and the Internet, so too have the institutions that run journalism education. Most journalism […] more »