Ryan's Writings…at Mason

Archive for February 6, 2012

W3 Schools: A Godsend for Journalists

Learning coding is like learning Arabic when you’re a monolingual English-speaking American. It’s hard.


To Blog or Not To Blog

J.D. Lasica, the senior editor of the University of Southern California Online Journalism Review, blogged about a panel USC held for their journalism graduate students in 2002. Experienced journalists Dan Gillmor, Scott Rosenberg, Rebecca Blood and Meg Hourihan were the panelists and Paul Grabowicz moderated the discussion.


Briggs Chapter 3: ‘Crowd-Powered Collaboration’

In Mark Briggs’ third chapter of “Journalism Next,” he explains the power behind crowd-sourcing, open-source reporting and pro-am journalism. All three of these methods use the eyes, ears and pens of the general public in order to craft stories.