Live blog from camp.
By Lindsey Anderson
Journalism and Women Symposium really needs you—yes, you!—and your wonderful ideas!
are accepting proposals for panels and workshops for this year’s Conference and Mentoring Project (CAMP) in Oregon, and we’re extending the deadline to Friday, Feb. 2.
Many of the panelists said that they felt that, as staffers, their work lives (and, by proxy, their personal lives) were under the control of their news organizations’ schedules, a sentiment shared by women in many other fields in the United States.
Indians living in the sovereign nations, or self-ruled tribal communities have different laws that journalists must abide by, such as not taking photos in public places and getting special permission from the government.
Journalism & Women Symposium brought 10 bright, young journalists to our annual CAMP this year as part of our fellowship program, providing them with mentoring, career advice, and a chance to soak up three days of active learning. We had a near-record of 30 fellowship applicants this year for our conference in Albuquerque, N.M., Oct. 26-28, […]
The more data the better right? But instead of just shoving numbers into your stories engage your readers by using these tools to present it visually.
In the fourth and final Tech Training of JAWS Camp ’12, the speakers gave us speedy introductions on how the media tools Storify, Pinterest and Instagram can help expand journalists’ networks, share their stories and find new ones.
What the public should fear, Gaskins continues, is the effect that these ID laws actually have: the suppression of votes by people of color, the poor, veterans, the disabled and the elderly…
Gates described the two types of bargaining or negotiation that we can use to make our case for more money, more stories or more voice in the newsroom.
Less than 5 years ago, journalist and entrepreneur would not have even been in the same sentence. Today they are one and the same.
Jobs and housing are two national themes that can often be localized.
Pulitzer Prize winner Sara Ganim sits down with award-winning journalist and JAWDESS, Judy Muller, to talk about how she broke the Penn State Sandusky child sex abuse scandal and what it’s like to do big stories in small towns.
There are two kinds of people in the world—the Twitter veterans and the Twitter newbies. The Twitter session at the JAWS CAMP tech training had space for both.
While staff reporters with larger budgets can afford pricier packages (see New York Times reporter and videographer Stephen Farrell’s kit for reporting from Tahrir Square), Spinner crafted her own set of equipment from solid, less expensive pieces.
In a Flash Technology panel Sandra Fish joined Digital First’s Mandy Jenkins and Breaking News’ Stephanie Clary in outlining the use of social media for research, reporting and getting eyeballs to a story.
Blogs may not be the flavor of the season with journalists. After all, we write for a living. But blogs are a great way to promote your work and develop new audiences. And the most amazing idea ever? Launch your own media business and actually make money from it.
The economy is still sluggish and slow to change, but hope is on the horizon.
Jessica Alpert moderated this session that focused on the power of audio to enhance storytelling in new and exciting ways.
Whether branding intentionally or by accident, JAWS CAMP panelists understand what makes them unique and how to use their passions and skills to build and develop closer relationships with their audiences.
As for the future of audio, it’s ….video? Well, definitely multimedia and innovation, as traditional radio stations learn to navigate the digital realm.
Here’s a look at media and the millennials from several perspectives.