Archive for the ‘Iowa iPhone class’ Category

This slipped past me last week: Regina McCombs of Poynter has reviewed some news apps on iPhone. Having blogged about the importance of a mobile-first strategy for news organizations, I read this with interest and commend it to your attention.

I like some of the same apps (and will be blogging some about iPhone apps I like as I prepare for and teach my class at the University of Iowa in the coming weeks). I would add the Guardian’s app as another strong news app.

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I haven’t spent this much time talking to journalism professors and students since I graduated from Texas Christian University (let’s just say some time ago).

I visited TCU last week to present seminars on the Complete Community Connection and journalism ethics in the digital age. And since I was sticking around for some memory-lane time, the curriculum committee at TCU’s Schieffer School of Journalism asked me to meet with them and tell them what I think journalism schools should be teaching about our swiftly changing field.

I shared my views with them and will share them with you here shortly. The TCU meetings continued a heavy fall schedule of consultations with journalism faculty and students on a variety of related topics: (more…)

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I hope you can help me with a course I am team-teaching next semester at the University of Iowa on creating iPhone applications.

Before I ask for your help, I should note that I know nothing about the technical side of the class. Jim Cremer, chair of the Computer Science Department, will handle that aspect of the course. (more…)

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