February 11, 2005

Deadlines and departures

5552 2-23 one or two page summary of paper topics
3-9 class in Walter library/ deadline for meeting with Kirtly
3-30 detailed outline with annotated biliography
paper:; legal protections at stake in evolving definition of journalist: libel, coyright, who IS a journalist...maybe just the 3rd?
8002 3-4 GSO paper presentations
3-11 discussion leader, 1st paper due
Paper Option 2; blogs as journalism. Paper : evolution of definition of a journalist, starting when?

8003 3-4 practice/consumption of journalism
3-11 abstracts due
Paper: lit review regarding changing media OR proposal for a research project (survey of blogging journalists????)

Posted by stern130 at 11:10 PM

February 4, 2005

How are newsblogs changing perceptions of journalism?

Study innovations in news gathering thanks to blogs

Define issues for departments of journalism

How has the internet made people more or less responsible for informing themselves

How will traditional definitions of "journalist" change to accommodate the internet?

How will one-person publishing/broadcasting change our notion of journalism.

Academic research has built in a realtively linear way, how will the internet change that?

Are bloggers publishers?

libel, copyright and bloggers, should/do journalist protections apply?

Posted by stern130 at 8:59 PM