Breaking news smells like bagels and coffee.
How I might have responded to Clay Shirky’s student -
Shirky answered: “I was speechless for a moment, then exploded, telling her that print was in terminal decline and that everyone in the class needed to understand this if they were thinking of journalism as a major or a profession….This was a room full of people who would rather lick asphalt than subscribe to a paper publication; what on earth would make them think print was anything other than a wasting asset?”
"My parents are actually pushing me away from journalism because they say it’s a dying career."
“What do you tell them when they say that?”
“It’s what I love and what I’ll stick with.”
I love both this post and the blogger who writes Humans of Journalism. Of course, I am biased because she did an installment on my tattoo.
Project SJI -
Coming at you live with SJI news from room 353. 2 blondes with a passion for design and writing, and…
I know, you were just wondering, what was Wayne up to this week? Here is a student blog that aggregated info from UF’s Summer Journalism Institute. I had the pleasure of being on faculty for the third year this week. Amazing students.
Where Are the Hardest Places to Live in the U.S.? -
Great data visualization of tough times in USA, county by county.
Blogging for Bucks with Wayne Garcia - GENIUS! -
Being caught between having to choose a video storytelling class and a blogging class was quite a challenge for me. I’m really glad I took this class. Far from teaching how to write, Garcia managed to capture the business side of blogging flawlessly. He suggested that every high school student…