Hank Stuever on Joan Didion: “Nobody parallel parks a Winnebago-size sentence like her.” BTW: Hank is putting notes from is Popular Culture Journalism Class at the University of Montana on his blog. This is worth adding to your RSS feeds if you have any interest in writing. Great stuff.
John Temple is running a series describing how journalists are reinventing themselves. If the installments that follow are half as inspiring and entertaining as ME Sprengelmeyer’s opener, it’s going to be a fun ride. Give ’em hell, ME.
I’ll be among the participants in A Public Conversation on Web Journalism next Wednesday, April 1, at the University of Tennessee. Jack Lail has the details on his Random Mumblings blog. I’ve been very impressed with the progress UT’s j-school has made in the past few years. Jim Stovall managed to round up an impressive […]
“Instead of seeing journalism on its last leg, our students and other media observers see the field as being at the raw beginnings of a revolution in communication techniques and methods,” writes Tom Hodson, director of the Scripps School of Journalism, in this blog post to freshmen who will be arriving in the fall. It’s […]
The Scripps Howard Foundation is looking for entries in the web reporting category of its National Journalism Awards. The prize is $10k and a trip to the awards ceremony in D.C. I served on the Foundation board for a while, and it’s truly an amazing organization doing great things for journalism. Please pass this along […]