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Editing for the web: discussion notes for journalism instructors

These notes are designed for editing instructors who want to conduct a section on editing for the web or online journalism instructors who want to teach their students about the special considerations for editing for a news web site. An example of taking a “for print” story and making it into a “for the web” […]

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Social networking, news and the journalism curriculum

ifNews organizations are creating a “clean, well-lighted place” for news consumers. The New York Times has rolled out for public view its new social networking system. It’s called Times People. The Wall Street Journal has done the same thing for its subscribers. It’s called Journal Community. For some time now, I have been arguing that […]

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Public Conversation on Web Journalism conference at UT

The University of Tennessee School of Journalism and Electronic Media is hosting a two-day conference titled “A Public Conversation on Web Journalism” on April 3-4. The conference is being funded by a grant from the Scripps Foundation. It will feature Rob Curley, vice president of WashingtonPost.Newsweek Interactive, as the dinner speaker on Thursday evening. Among […]

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The Tennessee Journalist

The Tennessee Journalist is the news web site of the School of Journalism and Electronic Media at the University of Tennessee. was created in the fall of 2006, soon after I joined the faculty at UT. This news site is part of the curriculum of the School and is operated by a student staff. […]

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