interesting new-media-ish way to market a story…
and then there’s the Mad Men thing… I like this one!
and this in from DT: btw, just to add to this, when watching the DNC last week, there were better updates coming from my twittering friends live at the DNC than CNN
and UT responds:
The citizen journalism dialogue is ongoing. Tonight’s class, the first for the term, more or less covers the historical and ethical standards of journalism.
Question posed at end for discussion:
What is journalism for? (today’s reading assignment)
The primary purpose of journalism is to provide citizens with the information they need to be free and self-governing.Bill Kovach & Tom Rosenstiel The Elements of Journalism: What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect, (New York: Three Rivers Press, 2001 and 2007), 12.
What do you think? For more on the subject:
Here’s a link to last week’s “trends in journalism” talk by Academic Dean Grueskin who’s just joined the j-school faculty: http://www.journalism.columbia.edu/cs/ContentServer/jrn/1165270052298/JRN_News_C/1212609822164/JRNNewsDetail.htm#