The Living Textbook, funded out of JTM-Create or Die last June in Detroit, has recently received a two-year grant from the Ford Foundation to continue its work. Co-directed by Emilia Askari and Joe Grimm, this project sponsored by the Asian American Journalists Association, is produced by seventh-grade students in Dearborn, Mich., who have a unique take on what […]
The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism recently released its “State of the News Media 2011” report. It includes “Seattle: A New Media Case Study,” an essay Pew asked me to write about Seattle’s changing news landscape. I was reluctant to take on the task because anything short of an extensive study would […]
The Washington News Council, is pleased to announce the Council’s annual Gridiron Dinner will be held Nov. 12th at The Conference Center, Convention Place, Seattle. For a fun-filled evening of tweaks, tributes, and socializing, (and great food!) join us at this toast and roast of five of Seattle’s former mayors. A fund-raiser for the WNC, every dollar raised will be matched by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation through a “challenge grant” — but only IF the Council reaches its target of $100,000 in 2010.
Submitted by Tom Murphy on Wed, 06/16/2010 – 1:06pm Newswire21.org, a new nonprofit startup that aims to reinvent the wire service from the ground up, is looking for writers and editors in the DC area to help start our Washington bureau. If you’ve ever wanted to help start a cool, new news service, this is […]
Submitted by jamesian on Fri, 01/08/2010 – 3:56pm I was the host of a session that I did not want to host. (cue music from Twilight Zone) because someone came up to me and asked, “Will you host a session>” First surprise. His name is Lion, and he has a scientist’s education but a philosopher’s […]