I’m at the Nieman conference (full name: Telling True Stores in Turbulent Times: 2009 Nieman Conference on Narrative Journalism) this weekend; I’ll be Twittering from the panels I attend. If you’re interested in such topics as online story models and narrative criticism (don’t let the names fool you; the talks have been interesting!), you can follow me here; for the group perspective, you can follow the running summary of the conference’s panels, from all Twittering attendees, here.
09:00 AM - March 21, 2009
The Tea Party is timeless - Richard Hofstadter’s Anti-Intellectualism In American Life reviewed
How misinformation goes viral: a Truthy story - Conservative media’s reaction to an Indiana University project shows how shoddy information can quickly become an online narrative
Do you know Elise Andrew? - The creator of the Facebook page “I fucking love science” is journalism’s first self-made brand
Goodbye and good luck to all of us - Dean Starkman on leaving CJR
When quitting goes viral - Thanks to social media, resignations get a global audience
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
The coverage of Ray Rice’s punch is not translating into offering information on domestic violence
The publication is going online-only
“We posed this question to NASA. They said they were too busy to answer.”
“Ms. Vickers admits that her snail-throwing habit is ‘very naughty’”
Greg Marx discusses democracy and news with Tom Rosenstiel of the American Press Institute
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.