Chapman University, Orange County, CA. Dec. 3, 2016– From news entrepreneurs, to universities, to nonprofit startups and legacy media organizations, many players are working to re-think who does journalism – and how.
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New forms of journalism are populating the new media landscape – much of it emerging from entrepreneurial news startups. I think there are enough examples that we can begin to develop taxonomies.
As more and more journalism programs add courses on media entrepreneurship, there is little evidence of a standardized media-entrepreneurship curriculum, according to a recent survey of journalism educators conducted for CUNY’s Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism.
Washington, D.C. – J-Lab Partners with CUNY to Create E-Guide: “Law for Media Startups,” a new resource for entrepreneurs launching news ventures and educators teaching students how to do it, was published today by CUNY’s Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism.
For immediate release Noon, Feb. 5, 2015 Contact: Jan Schaffer email@example.com Washington, D.C. – Four media startups proposed by entrepreneurs over 50 have been selected to receive $12,000 each in encore media entrepreneur funding, J-Lab announced today. The projects are a single-topic magazine on Medium.com, a Connecticut hyperlocal FM/streamed radio station, daily Internet radio newscasts
Last week we announced an awards project to help Baby Boomers launch news startups. This week, we chuckle at our new nickname and shine a spotlight on the history that gave the project momentum. “Geezer grants” is the term some wags have applied to the $12,000 startup funding open to people age 50-plus who want
For immediate release Noon, Oct. 29, 2014 Contact: Jan Schaffer firstname.lastname@example.org Washington, D.C. – Encore media entrepreneurs, age 50+, are invited to apply for seed funding to help them launch news projects in 2015 as part of a new initiative launched today by J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism. Four $12,000 awards are available to
2014 J-Lab/AEJMC Breakfast held in Montreal.
Women comprise only 36 percent of the journalism workforce and only 23 percent of the leadership (where they make 25 percent less than their male counterparts). Yet they make up 64 percent of journalism school enrollments, where many will elect careers in public relations.
So far, two cohort groups, some 21 people, have gone through my Seminar in Media Entrepreneurship for mid-career professionals. It is the first seminar that each cohort group takes as they embark on the 20-month, 10-course journey to a MA in Media Entrepreneurship at American University.