Tag Archives: Journalism

ICFJ Workshop on Social Media Journalism

  The following are additional resources for participants in the social media journalism workshop by the International Center for Journalists in India in August 2015.

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Workshop at the Virginia Press Association

The following are additional resources for participants in my workshop “Introduction to Mobile and Social Media Journalism” at the Virginia Press Association on Jan. 15.

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iPadJournos project featured in “Profiles in Learning” series

The Provost’s office at VCU has featured the iPadJournos project in its”Profiles in Learning” video series. Please view the video above and visit the series’ website as well.

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iPadJournos presentation at Journalism Interactive Conference

I will be presenting the iPadJournos project at the Teach-A-Thon session of the Journalism Interactive Conference at the University of Maryland this Friday (April 4). The presentation will focus on how mobile journalism has become a permanent part of the … Continue reading

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iPadJournos cover gubernatorial race in Virginia

The student reporters in my iPadJournos project covered the election in Virginia for WTVR.com over the last two months  and landed interviews with gubernatorial candidates Terry McAuliffe, Ken Cuccinelli and Robert Sarvis. Our mobile and social media reporting project, which … Continue reading

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Presentations at the Future of Journalism Conference

I am attending the Future of Journalism Conference in Cardiff (Wales) this week to present a research study I conducted with Vivian Medina Messner that compares the Twitter engagement of business news organizations and their journalists as well as business … Continue reading

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Radio interview on coverage of Boston bombings

On Monday, I was interviewed on the South Korean radio program tbs eFM Primetime on the failings of the traditional news media coverage on the Boston Marathon bombings and the impact social media platforms have had in this breaking news … Continue reading

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Social media impact coverage of the Boston bombings

As in many breaking news events, social media platforms were the go-to sites for the latest developments on the bombings at the Boston Marathon and the following manhunt for the suspects. But social media sites like Twitter and Reddit as … Continue reading

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iPadJournos project becomes capstone course

The iPadJournos project  will become a permanent part of the journalism curriculum at VCU’s School of Mass Communications. Starting this fall, I will offer the class “MASC 496 – Mobile and Social Media Journalism” as a senior capstone course in … Continue reading

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Twitter and business journalists

Vivian Medina-Messner presented our latest Twitter study at the AEJMC Midwinter Conference at the University of Oklahoma last weekend. The study “Tweet-Biz: How leading business journalists engage on Twitter” analyzed the Twitter engagement of business journalists in the United States.

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