Drupal at Texas State

I had the pleasure of sitting through the presentations for the Web Content Management Systems class taught by my colleague Jacie Yang. This was the first time she taught the class in our program, the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and the results were nothing less than amazing. It’s a graduate-level class. Some of …

Neiman Reports – Special edition on the future of digital journalism

In the Winter 2008 issue, Harvard’s Nieman Reports provides special coverage of a hot topic: trends in digital journalism. The issue, entitled The Search for True North: New Directions in a New Territory, features 39 articles by veteran journalists, academics and students, regarding the massive changes and competitive threats the industry is dealing with as …

More about the future of journalism

I recently came across a whole series of articles dealing with the way that journalism is or is not taking advantage of social media.  Lately, there’s been some discussion about how the PR field has embraced Web 2.0 (Kintzler) in much more substantial ways than news media companies.  Continuing in that vein, Social Media Today …

90-year-old Wisc. newspaper discontinues print product

The Madison, Wisconsin daily newspaper The Capital Times will cease printing this Saturday, and will continue as a Web-only publication. The Capital Times is the progressive, afternoon paper in the city, has been publishing since 1917. While they move their emphasis online, they will continue to provide print pieces on a twice weekly basis to …