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  1. Journalism in a Changing World Hello USC ROCK ON!!!!!!!
  2. Journalism in a Changing World What does it look like????? Hello USC ROCK ON!!!!!!!
  3. THE GOOD NEWS “Journalism will survive the death of its institutions.” Lisa Williams LET’S STAY POSITIVE!!!!!
  4. EVEN BETTER NEWS • Some institutions won’t go anywhere.
  5. EVEN BETTER NEWS • Some institutions won’t go anywhere.
  6. J-Schools Have New Obligations
  7. Experiment!!!!!! • There’s a million things we can try. • We can experiment with networked reporting, new editorial structures, storytelling tools, participatory journalism and partnerships between professional and amateurs. (go crazy and have fun with it)
  8. Here Comes Everybody • Figuring out success on the web is like predicting the weather. It’s not an exact science - but we are getting better all the time. • Journalism will only succeed on the shoulders of its failures. (May a thousand flowers bloom). • The law of numbers says we will figure this out.
  9. The Web Isn’t Going Away • Story time....... How does a four-year-old interact with the world?
  10. Why Journalism isn’t Going Anywhere!!!! • Journalism hasn’t changed. It has ALWAYS been about the exchange of information that is..... But where is the first place you go when you want that information????
  11. Why Journalism isn’t Going Anywhere!!!! • Journalism hasn’t changed. It has ALWAYS been about the exchange of information that is..... (a)honest (b)factual (c)transparent (d)has value But where is the first place you go when you want that information????
  12. Why Journalism isn’t Going Anywhere!!!! • Journalism hasn’t changed. It has ALWAYS been about the exchange of information that is..... (a)honest (b)factual (c)transparent (d)has value But where is the first place you go Be honest!!!!!! when you want that information????
  13. But remember the good news!!!!!!! The exchange of information has evolved - but our need for information hasn’t changed Unless they figure out A.I. journalists will always have a job.... in a competitive marketplace.
  14. It’s competitive - but by all means, enough space to play Credit Jeff Jarvis
  15. I’m a Stereotype!!!!! • I’m playing the part of the young web savvy geek- journalist. • Perhaps that’s what the future of journalism looks like.
  16. My Career Now vs. 30 Years ago vs. 10 years from now • My career is a product of my timing. • Thirty years ago, my best hope would have been to work for an institution. (I’m a professional “social bookmarker”)
  17. My Career Now vs. 30 Years ago vs. 10 years from now • My career is a product of my timing. • Thirty years ago, my best hope would have been to work for an institution. But today, I’m paid to link...... (no joke) (I’m a professional “social bookmarker”)
  18. Acts of Journalism • What else is an action online that lends itself to be professionalized on the internet? Old New “foreign correspondent” “community manager” “re-write guy” “content aggregator” “copy editor” “moderator” “anchorperson” “beat blogger” “Information architect” You can create one right now...... no joke, give it a whirl
  19. Thank You!!! • www.digidave.org • www.spot.us • ROCK ON!!!!!!

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