Category Archives: Jeff Jarvis

What’s in store for print-first journalism schools?

The University of Connecticut might lose the print edition of its newspaper, “The Daily Campus,” after students voted to reject an increased subsidy of the product. This should be a great opportunity, right? UConn has a journalism school. What would … Continue reading

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A new kind of newspaper severance: Help laid-off journalists be entrepreneurs and partners

As I was packing for a trip north to speak at the Maine Press Association convention this weekend about our Newsroom Cafe project in Connecticut, this story came across my Twitter feed this morning. The Portland Press Herald, my hometown … Continue reading

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Journalism School of the Future: Where You Start On the Job and Never Graduate

In a great #wjchat hosted by Jay Rosen Wednesday night on “radicalism in the newsroom,” this question was posed: “Are J-schools today part of the problem or solution? How should they change? Should something replace them?” I’ve gotten a lot … Continue reading

Posted in Community Journalism School, Jay Rosen, Jeff Jarvis, Joy Mayer, Newsroom Cafe, Steve Buttry, University of Missouri | 4 Comments

‘Digital Revolutionary’ to advise Journal Register Company

A traditional “print” media company being advised by Jay Rosen, Jeff Jarvis, Betsy Morgan and now Emily Bell. Amazing. Here’s a press release announcing some exciting news from Journal Register Company this morning: Yardley, Pennsylvania – Journal Register Company, a … Continue reading

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Shaking up The Associated Press

I received my proxy ballot for The Associated Press’s annual meeting yesterday. About five years ago, the AP moved from a normal election process for its board of directors (multiple candidates running for a certain number of seats, the person … Continue reading

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Jeff Jarvis speaks to, brainstorms with Journal Register Co. editors

Jeff Jarvis, new media visionary, author of “What Would Google Do?” and one of the best-known and most outspoken critics of the traditional newspaper industry, spoke to and brainstormed with a group of about 80 editors and reporters from Journal … Continue reading

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Legacy costs and legacy thinking

“You are freed from the shackles of your presses,” Jeff Jarvis told Journal Register Co. editors at a company conference in Philadelphia today.Jarvis was a surprise guest speaker at a gathering of about 80 JRC editors and reporters a few … Continue reading

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