The Handbook of Journalism Studies. Fake news reared its ugly head during the 2016 election—but turns out the phenomenon is something of an American media tradition. The Shape of Learning: How Media Consumers Become Media Producers. Photo assignment work by TOW learners.
Imagine an online environment for learning the art and craft of multimedia journalism, a place for media consumers to become media producers. We think this goal realizable because … we’re doing it. In the Transom Online Workshop (TOW) a bunch of wanna-be producers come together as a group on Facebook, where a couple of instructors lead them through four basic exercises that require the students learn to use the tools and software involved in photo journalism, radio, and video production. It’s not easy, but they figure it out, with help from each other. "Every smartphone puts a complete journalists’ field-recording kit in peoples’ pockets. It’s a prototype and we’ve made some mistakes, learned a lot.
This video from our alpha-test workshop is the first story learner Emile B. Learning has a shape; it has a rhythm. Older, Educated, Employed We’d been warned: We know most online students are not college students. Learn Fast, Learn Cheap Ask your users. Post-election coverage largely erases voices of those most at risk over the next four years. Mainstream news media organizations are making the same mistakes in post-election coverage that they did during the election, and it’s hurting marginalized communities most Trump supporters at a rally held in Cleveland in March.
(AP Photo/Tony Dejak) You know journalism has hit rock bottom when a world-renowned literary journal that promotes intellectualism and the arts, The Paris Review, publishes an essay by bemoaning the election of Donald Trump without a single mention of racism, white supremacy, white nationalism, misogyny, or even the catchy nickname that downplays its supporters’ genocidal slant — “alt-right.” CUNY Graduate School of Journalism » Social Journalism: The Class of 2015. Our inaugural class has chosen communities they will serve and are developing new strategies to engage them.
On Jan. 14, 2015, 14 students became pioneers in our new MA program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism that attempts to recast journalism as a service rather than a product. Their goals are to better understand these communities so that they can produce the kinds of journalism they need and want. Yes, this includes tough reporting about the communities’ problems, but it also can include developing all kinds of information resources, including apps or databases.
Meet the class and learn about the communities they are working with. We welcome your ideas and feedback! Pedro Burgos is working with the nonprofit journalism community. Deron Dalton is working with the Black Lives Matter movement. Sean Devlin is working with the Irish community in New York City. Cristina Furlong is working with an organization she co-founded on pedestrian safety in Queens. What Journalism Needs To Do Post-Election – Carrie Brown – Medium. Faced with the growing recognition that the electorate was uniformed or, at minimum, deeply in the thrall of fake news, far too many journalists are responding not with calls for change but by digging in deeper to exactly the kinds of practices that got us here in the first place.
I’ve heard far too many calls for journalists to genuflect all the harder to the tired old god of “objectivity,” years after the book The Elements of Journalism taught us that while we can embrace independence from faction and transparency about the methods we use to verify information, pretending as though we can mirror what we see without bias is intellectually impossible. False equivalence, or the mandate to paint both sides as equally valid, regardless of evidence, helps exactly nobody decide how to vote, and erodes trust in journalism even more, as people know or sense the fundamental dishonesty and pandering this entails. 86 pieces of journalism wisdom published in the month since the election – Poynter. It’s been a month.
In the days since the election, a number of articles have been written about the lessons journalists can take from the presidential campaign. Pieces have also focused on what journalists should or must do over the next few months. CJR staff writer David Uberti wrote this three days after the election: It feels as if we’ve collectively aged years over the past three days, as a cascade of takes on what the hell journalism got wrong has distracted the press from the important work of figuring out how to cover a potentially dangerous Trump presidency.
We’ve done what we do best: made the story of 2016 about ourselves. Looking ahead, here are 86 good deep dives from people — some journalists, some not — that I’ve collected over the past month. “Understand realistic threats and with a clear head, encourage sources to use secure communications when practical. “Journalistic culture needs to change. 42 Free Online Magazines for Designers. Art and design magazines are designers close companion.
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