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Tweet Here you go: Journalism educators, professionals and students can develop and hone their skills in audio, photo and video storytelling at a Multimedia Boot Camp taught by the Freedom Forum Diversity Institute, Aug. 9-14, in Nashville, Tenn. Tuition is $850, payable in advance. Low-cost housing at Extended Stay/Vanderbilt is available for an additional $71.40 […]

Twitter, A Shooting And Instant Updates

Tweet Nashville is Talking has the story about Nashvillest c0-founder Christy Frink, who found herself in the middle of a shooting yesterday and tweeted what she observed. About 2 hours ago on Twitter, @christyfrink found herself in the middle of breaking news as shots were fired into Nashville traffic at White Bridge Rd. We quickly […]

The Scorched Earth Campaign

Tweet S-Town Mike breaks the Associated Press’ recent antics down. Segments of the mainstream media are obviously bent on turning the demise of their industry in to a witch-hunt, conducting a scorched earth campaign that even hurts their own. Rather than being reactionary, the AP needs to pause and develop constructive strategies for adapting to […]

From Facebook to Twitter: Know Your Rights

Tweet Belmont University in Nashville is spotlighted by WKRN in this clip about a recent forum on knowing your rights on line and the realities of being online. Produced by Tiani Jones, the clip answers several questions and also spotlight what some colleges are teaching their students about their online presence. H/T Paul Chenoweth

News Geeks

Tweet What a great idea! Attention all news gatherers, social media purists and lovers of new media: it’s time we have a meet up using the name “Geeks” in it. Check out Tom Chereder’s blog for the details.

First Impressions From The ONA Forum

Tweet The Online News Association’s conference on Friday at the Freedom Forum in Nashville was not only a wonderful resource regarding the future of where journalism is headed, but in many ways it was a blogger meetup. Remember those words. I can recall going to other journalism conferences where online endeavors were only discussed with […]

Partnering Up

Tweet Knoxify makes the announcement of three city blogs who are joining together in Tennessee. We have partnered with Chattarati, a Chattanooga blog with a touch of narcissism, and the Nashvillest, a Music City blog, to bring you the latest news and opinions from Middle and Southeast Tennessee. I have to agree with Knoxville’s Michael Silence […]

One More Day To Register For ONA Conference

Tweet Several bigwigs in online news journalism will be holding a seminar in Nashville on Friday at Vanderbilt. Jack Lail, Christian Grantham, Michael Silence, Katie Allison Granju, Rex Hammock, Tammi Marcoullier, John Carney, Mike Sechrist, Patrick Beeson and others will be talking about the future of journalism. The keynote speaker will be Janet Coats, who […]

Community Blogs May be the Newspapers of the Future

Tweet By Kathy Tyson Nashville. The appeal of bright lights, big city brought my family here more than five years ago, but instead of moving into the metro area we opted for a neighboring town. Homes were more affordable and we could get an acre or two to stretch our legs, get a dog, and […]

Recession Vs. Depression In A Journalist’s World

Tweet Katherine Coble, who is a powerhouse blogger from Nashville, writes today of the changing landscape of the world of journalism and publishing. She’s one of the sharpest minds around when it comes to breaking it down. She writes this morning of the local alternative in her community dropping the books section from their pages. […]


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