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Journalists, educators adopt statement on need for 'news literacy' in schools

Journalists, educators, reformers and citizens gathere last week at Temple University and the National Constitution Center adopted a statement on the need for news literacy in America's schools.    (http://www.rebootingthenews.org)

VIDEO: Archived video from the June, 2006 Media Giraffe Conference

AMHERST, Mass. -- A rich archive of video from panels on the future and sustainability of journalism taped at the 2006 first Media Giraffe Project conference, are now available on Archive.org.

To launch individual videos, use the search term "mgp2006" on Archive.org: http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=Media%20Giraffe%20Project%20AND%20subject%3A%22mgp2006%22

REPORT: Reimagining News and Community in the Pacific Northwest -- 250 commit to ecosystem collaboration, "happiness" index

Commitments develop a collaborative news ecosystem for the Pacific Northwest and a "happiness index" to measure the performance of U.S.

Murdoch, Huffington among speakers at two-day FTC workshop on journalism crisis: "From Town Crier to Bloggers"

UPDATE: Coverage of this event at the Reynolds Journalism Institute wiki site.

The Federal Trade Commission linked to filed comments and announced the two-day schedule of panels and speakers for its Dec. 1-2 workshop in Washington, D.C., entitled:  "From Town Crier to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive in the Internet Age?" Among speakers: Rupert Murdoch and Arianna Huffington.

Conference on Journalism Ethics, Nov. 16-17

The Reynolds Journalism Institute will be holding a conference,  "Journalism Ethics:  Public Trust Through Public Engagement," next week, November 16-17.  Some of the events will be streamed live here.

From their website:  "2008-2009 Reynolds Fellow Mike Fancher plans to bring together a select group of editors and journalism educators to start a new

Save the Date: "Rebooting Rockwell's America" conference

A new conference has been announced:

Multimedia web and mobile platforms are advancing new approaches to news, journalism and social engagement at a near-incomprehensible pace. But how does all this innovation link to and affect civic engagement in tangible, face-to-face venues -- like schools, libraries, coffee shops, museums and public spaces?

Help us find out. The Norman Rockwell Museum, the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism, and other co-covenors invite you to:

TODAY: Live streaming from DC event

"From Gatekeeper to Information Valet:  Work Plans for Sustaining Journalism" is being held today, May 27, at George Washington University in DC.  This one-day event is co-sponsored by the Reynolds Journalism Institute.  You can watch live streaming throughout the day.

Save the Date: May 27th Conference, "From Gatekeeper to Information Valet"

A CRITICAL CONVENING:
"From Gatekeeper to Information Valet:
Workplan for Sustaining Journalism"

ONE DAY: Wednesday, May 27, 2009
The George Washington University
805 21st St. NW /  Washington, D.C.

Will you stand for achieving a sustainable future for journalism? If so, please join journalists, researchers, scholars, entrepreneurs, technologists, regulators and the public on Wednesday, May 27 at a critical summit in Washington, D.C.

Please go to http://www.journalismtrust.org to learn more, or download this two-page handout for a quick briefing: http://newshare.com/handout.pdf

News Entrepreneur Boot Camp

The Knight Digital Media Center is now accepting applications for a News Entrepreneur Boot Camp.  There are a total of 12 expenses-paid slots. They are looking for applicants with innovative journalism ideas (with a focus on the digital) who would benefit from training in business and marketing.  The training runs from May 16-21 and is in partnership with the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication.  Read more about it here; you can register at this page.  The deadline for applications is February 16.

Engagement in the 21st century -- The Four phase of editorial voice

ENGAGEMENT AND THE 21ST CENTURY NEWSROOM:
THE FOUR PHASES OF EDITORIAL VOICE
(AND FOUR "CRAZY" IDEAS FOR FINDING THEM)

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