The handwriting on the wall
I’ve been fascinated lately with the debate about whether schools should continue the teaching of handwriting. The latest tidbit I read discussed the mental benefits of writing in cursive versus typing. It’s an interesting issue on its own — but I’ve been trying to ferret out the repercussions for journalists, should most schools go the way of Indiana and ditch it. First...
A good point →
futurejournalismproject: “I sure wish we could get rid of that word “content” to refer to writing, photography, drawing, and design online. The very word breathes indifference — why would one bother about the quality of work when it’s referred to as “content”? I’m sorry to respond to your good question with a cranky diatribe, but this word has crept from New Media over to Radio Broadcasting where...
Oh, to be a journalism student again!
Around the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, we have a habit of saying “I wish I was a student again.” That’s because we think there are so many amazing learning opportunities for students these days. Whether it’s a class that focuses on doing journalism abroad or one that develops a journalism app. So many cool options. Here’s another example of a...