A personal perspective on the Trenton Makes Music project

People who know me credit me with a few talents – but musical ability isn’t one of them. Not only am I not a musician, I have no background in music journalism So, it should come as no surprise that one of the questions I’m often asked about the motivation and inspiration behind my current […]

CABECT in a nutshell

Flyer summarizing the CABECT project More information at http://tardis.tcnj.edu/cabect

Teaching Games as Journalism: Pedagogy and Practice

Presentation to the NSF C-PATH Distributed Expertise Colloquium, Villanova University, June 3, 2013 A guide the acronyms and some other helpful references: JPW- journalism/professional writing major at The College of New Jersey IMM – interactive multimedia program at TCNJ DE – C-PATH Distributed Expertise project NSF Award Abstract Wolz’ Simple Storyteller

What’s the right hyperlocal news model for journalism education?

Hyperlocal many not be what the big city newspaper’s business is, but it’s one important site where beginning reporters first learn their craft. How can the academy and industry work together to improve hyperlocal reporting and journalism education? Some questions for discussion below. What does the New York Times’ retreat say for student-professional partnerships? Nieman […]

On teaching game design in a journalism class, part 3

UPDATE: December 6, 2011. Obviously, I wrote the post below several weeks ago. An end-of semester update coming soon.   We are now just past midterms this semester, and I can share the work done by the ┬áNews Games class to remix the Food Stamp Game. As I have described in the two previous posts […]