Saturday, October 29, 2011

Mediactive by Dan Gillmor

How has media publication changed?  How will it continue to change?  As we move further into the digital age, we will be creators and producers of the news, rather than passive receivers.  Gillmor offers many insights into media and journalism in an evolving climate from managing your online presence, to being a skeptical consumer of information, to trustworthy media/journalism and plenty of ideas and suggestions for improvement. 

All of this begs the question, what are we teaching in schools in order to prepare our students to face the media of the future?

Author Dan Gillmor is the founding director of the Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and writes an online column for the Guardian newspaper.  He also runs the website

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