Let’s face it: people are cynical about the future of journalism. But the decline in public trust, relevance and interest wasn’t your fault, or mine. It happened over many decades of the media neglecting trends and allowing unreliable or biased sources to undermine journalistic integrity. It’s our job to revolutionize journalism. We have all the resources we need — and now we have a plan.
#Collegejourn, for those who don’t know, is a Twitter hashtag that college journalists originally used to identify their comments as being a part of #collegejourn’s conversation. Hashtags can entered into the Twitter search box for easy access to the conversation’s history. #Collegejourn conversations now take place weekly at www.collegejourn.com and through interspersed Twitter chat, always branded by #collegejourn.
The chat group decided to create an international reporting assignment during one of the weekly chats in August. We wondered, as all curious journalists should, what we could …Read More