And the Journalist Inherits the Earth Web 2.0 and the new World  Wild  Web of Journalism Jeff Guin Keynote, Northwestern S...
Decisions Decisions
Who are You?
So you want to be a journalist. Why?
Here's how things are looking ... Media stocks down 50-90% Newspaper revenue to fall more than 20% in 2009 Broadcast giant...
Right Now You're Thinking ...
BeFitt  on Flickr
 
 
 
 
Defining Journalism:  "The aggregating, writing, editing, and presenting of news or news articles for widespread dist...
Find Your Voice
 
When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen . Ernest Hemingway  (1899 – 1961)
Stand out to fit in Stand out to fit in
Defy Expectations  
Level the Playing Field
Make it easy and immediate
Make Your Mark
Hang with your Niches
Will Lion  on Flickr
[insert Obligatory  The World is Your's  Slide  here]
Who are You?
Discover          What's Inside
Key Takeaways <ul><ul><li>The social web is fundamentally a news medium ... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>... offering unprec...
Images by  Wellstone  on  Me r ry Chri s tm a s M e r r y  C h r i s t m a s Jeff Guin [email_address]
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Keynote, Northwestern State University Journalism Day, Dec. 5, 2008

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  • Welcome, I&apos;m Jeff Guin. I&apos;m a 1995 graduate of Northwestern&apos;s journalism program. I am currently the public information officer for the Natonal park service&apos;s National Center for Preservation Technology. I&apos;m also an adjunct instructor in the journalism department here teaching public relations courses.
  • Web 2.0 and the new World Wild Web of Journalism

    1. 1. And the Journalist Inherits the Earth Web 2.0 and the new World Wild Web of Journalism Jeff Guin Keynote, Northwestern State University Journalism Day, Dec. 5, 2008 Images by Wellstone on
    2. 2. Decisions Decisions
    3. 3. Who are You?
    4. 4. So you want to be a journalist. Why?
    5. 5. Here's how things are looking ... Media stocks down 50-90% Newspaper revenue to fall more than 20% in 2009 Broadcast giants slash workforce And these are just yesterday's headlines!
    6. 6. Right Now You're Thinking ...
    7. 7. BeFitt on Flickr
    8. 12. Defining Journalism:  &quot;The aggregating, writing, editing, and presenting of news or news articles for widespread distribution for the purpose of informing the audience.&quot; Source: http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/journalism
    9. 13. Find Your Voice
    10. 15. When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen . Ernest Hemingway  (1899 – 1961)
    11. 16. Stand out to fit in Stand out to fit in
    12. 17. Defy Expectations  
    13. 18. Level the Playing Field
    14. 19. Make it easy and immediate
    15. 20. Make Your Mark
    16. 21. Hang with your Niches
    17. 22. Will Lion on Flickr
    18. 23. [insert Obligatory The World is Your's Slide  here]
    19. 24. Who are You?
    20. 25. Discover          What's Inside
    21. 26. Key Takeaways <ul><ul><li>The social web is fundamentally a news medium ... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>... offering unprecedented freedom for a new breed of journalist (you?) ...  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>... so be willing to take a chance ... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  ... embrace your passions ... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>... and commit to a learning experience that can help you make a real difference in this new world. </li></ul></ul>
    22. 27. Images by Wellstone on Me r ry Chri s tm a s M e r r y C h r i s t m a s Jeff Guin [email_address]

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