Today we will:
1. Discuss projects. Where are you? What needs to be done? Need help/advice before next week, when it’s all due?
2. Social media — facts and tips for journalists
3. How can news sites ensure they remain credible in the 24-hour news cycle? Do you need to fact check Twitter posts?
4. Clay Shirky — old vs new journalism
5. Jeff Jarvis
How do mojo packs work? How good is the quality?
Read: Bret Schulte’s The Distribution Revolution http://www.ajr.org/Article.asp?id=4844
–Read: Jay Rosen’s advice for journalists: http://jayrosen.posterous.com/the-journalists-formerly-known-as-the-media-m
ALL WORK IS DUE NEXT WEEK IN CLASS. WE WILL DISCUSS PROJECTS AND EVALUATE WHAT YOU HAVE LEARNED