Monthly Archives: April 2011

Stopping the Presses: A Longitudinal Case Study of the Christian Science Monitor

  Though many news organizations have talked about going “Web-first” in response to sweeping economic and technological changes rocking the media landscape, the Christian Science Monitor took the mantra beyond platitudes. In 2009, the Monitor became the first nationally circulated … Continue reading

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Harvard Neiman Journalism Lab Post: Dr. Carrie Brown’s Research

At the International Symposium on Online Journalism earlier this month, one of my favorite papers presented was by Drury’s Jonathan Groves and Carrie Brown-Smith of the University of Memphis. They’ve been spending a lot of time in the newsroom of … Continue reading

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The Social Media Educator Blog

This blog was developed in order to provide a look into the graduate and undergraduate social media courses that are currently underway at the University of Memphis Department of Journalism. The Social Media Educator Blog focuses on the creation and … Continue reading

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Great Memphians

Web II class miniproject III: Great Memphians. Each student in the class profiled a Memphian to highlight, collected information and designed the site on their own. No templates could be used to show their proficiency in web publishing. See their work here. Dr. Jin Yang, … Continue reading

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The West Memphis 3 Project:

On May 5, 1993 three second graders dissappeared from their West Memphis, Ark. homes and the history of the small town on the Mississippi River was changed forever. Though three teenagers were arrested and convicted of the crime, many questioned … Continue reading

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University of Memphis Department of Journalism

The Department of Journalism averages 350 undergraduates and 50 graduate students. We have a full time faculty of 14 professors and lecturers, along with an average of 20 part-time instructors from major market media outlets. Our program focuses on applied … Continue reading

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The Daily Helmsman

Independent student newspaper of the University of Memphis.

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