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Ethics and the college press

Some food for thought from the Poynter Institute (a place you should get to know). Should college papers stop printing names of students accused or convicted of minor crimes on campus? Should public universities (such as U. Conn) have different policies than private ones (such as La Salle)?

So here’s the piece on dropping student names.

Journalism interactive conference

Conference for j-profs, spun off of ONA

OK—it was about 10 days ago, but here are a few highlights.  For a quick sense of what happened in the October snow check out the conference site. While there, go to the Resources page for some key links and podcasts of many of the sessions. Get [...]

AEJMC conference

Back from five days at the main journalism educators conference.  The main threads I was pursuing were:

avenues for students to get content published online. This is a research project that got a real boost here. I heard from lots of schools that partnerwith local media (LSU, Columbia College, UMass, BU, USC, Arizona State, CUNY, Berkeley, [...]

Student work

I’d like to archive some examples of student work for later classes, in case their blogs disappear. Here is a video that shows some good (and problematic) techniques in an interview. Note the audio, transitions, credits.

Here is a Soundslides show (demo version used, blog-sized) that has some good images tied to the narration, with a [...]

Sharing content

There’s a growing trend toward creating outlets online for students to publish content. Sometimes this is in concert with the college paper and website (new AP word), but what’s interesting are initiatives that go beyond that. Some colleges are filling gaps that local media no longer cover, as Inside Higher Ed discussed recently.

Two that I’ve [...]

Penn State student bloggers

OK. Let me post the link to the story  (thanks to Elliott Parker of the Journet listserv) and then see if I can embed the video. It’s not in the list that the Viper’s Video widget adds to the posting toolbar, so I’ll have to try the code here, just inserting the URL [...]