Scratch as a Tool for Teaching Computational Journalism

Scratch in the Interactive Journalism Institute for Middle Schoolers Scratch is a syntax-free programming ¬†language ¬†created at the Lifelong Learning Lab at MIT to entice novice programmers by making it relatively easy to create annimations, interactive stories and games. ¬†Educators around the world are using Scratch to engage students from elementary school through college. Our […]

Can VIBE magazine be saved? And should we care?

VIBE magazine, the urban music magazine once hailed as hip-hop’s answer to Rolling Stone, closed its doors June 30, 2009, at a time when the death of Michael Jackson propelled music industry news to the top of the headlines.