Photo from Nicholas Garcia, Chalkbeat Students in Jefferson County, Colorado are learning first-hand about dissent and political action. They’re also learning, inadvertently, about how the political process of voting matters, and why the news media, too, matter. Because voters in Jefferson County tend to be older and more conservative, a conservative school board was elected… Read More Students in Jeffco Learn about News, School Boards, & Voting
Here’s a radio interview I did with the Australian Broadcasting Commission on young people and the future of news.
NYTimes has a piece on empathy (sort of): http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/31/magazine/is-giving-the-secret-to-getting-ahead.html?smid=tw-share&_r=2&pagewanted=all&
Time mag’s review of Aaron’s suicide. Lessig discusses the suicide on Huffington Post ] Slate’s story on the #pdftribute hashtag Prosecutor as bully Alex Stamos’ The Truth about Aaron’s ‘crime’ Aaron Swartz was a technology activist who believed that information should be freely available to everyone. He helped to create RSS, contributed to the creation of… Read More Aaron Swartz, a champion for Internet freedom
Hi. Thanks for visiting! I’m Lynn, and I’m an Associate Professor in Media, Film, and Journalism Studies. I hope this blog will generate some good conversation. Or, if you’re reading this from most to least recent, I hope you found some things of interest here and that you’ll come back to comment, question, and point… Read More Introductions
Cool story from a friend, Jason Shim, on how to reach young people in new media.