A quick roundup of pieces I don’t have time to break down in detail:
Journalism and education
In The newsonomics of News U, Ken Doctor suggests that news organizations can expand their community news and information role and play a formal role in education in the community:
As the tablet makes mincemeat of the historic differences among newspapers, magazines, TV, and radio, we see another bright line ready to dim: that seeming line between what a news organization and what a college each do.
I’m not going to try to summarize Ken’s piece, but I encourage you to read it. I will respond to one of Ken’s suggestions for the news business: (more…)