Author Archives: Dan Kennedy

About Dan Kennedy

I am an associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University, and I'm using WordPress.com for my blog, Media Nation, as well as class websites.

Your final projects

Here is the Google map of your final projects. Now that the semester is over, I know you want to move on to other things. But I hope you’ll take some time and have a look at what your classmates … Continue reading

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The Pulitzers embrace online journalism

Here are a few links we’ll be looking at in class today: Huffington Post Awarded Pulitzer Prize Matt Wuerker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoons (Politico) Welcome Home (Denver Post)

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Class visit to the Globe Lab

Many thanks to Chris Marstall, creative technologist at the Boston Globe, who hosted our visit to the Globe Lab on Thursday evening. We got a chance to see some pretty interesting projects, and learned about how BostonGlobe.com uses responsive design … Continue reading

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New social-media tools for journalists

Browse more infographics. On Tuesday we will take a look at Visual.ly, a social-networking site for infographics that are available for journalists to use. The service is working on tools for do-it-yourself graphics, and we’ll take a look at some … Continue reading

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End-of-the-semester deadlines

Please reread this post for detailed information about your final project. I thought it would be useful to list your upcoming deadlines here. Friday, April 13, 5 p.m. Draft of your final project, submitted by email as a Microsoft Word … Continue reading

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Catching up with your blogs

I enjoyed reading what you’ve been writing today, and have sent you all brief emails. I do want to emphasize that if you’re not posting regularly on your beat (or even off your beat), then it affects the quality of … Continue reading

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Three ways of thinking about the Burmese elections

Today we’re going to take a look at three Boston-based news organizations that cover international news to see what they’re saying about the elections in Myanmar, better known as Burma. Christian Science Monitor GlobalPost Global Voices Online

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