Boot Camp for Journalism Entrepreneurs

Last week, I was an instructor at the News Entrepreneur Boot Camp 2010 at USC. Sponsored by the Knight Digital Media Center, USC Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, theAnnenberg Center for Communication Leadership and Public Policy(CCLP), and the Online Journalism Review, the camp brought together about 20 aspiring entrepreneurs, almost all former journalists, who are trying to create new news/information enterprises in the digital world. If you'd like to watch a video of my session, click here [from the Knight Digital Media Center], or take a look at my power point slides [below]….

Applications due for inaugural Kennerly Institute on Photojournalism & Communication Leadership

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, David Hume Kennerly has teamed with the Center on Communication Leadership & Policy for a unique one-week summer Institute, June 20-25, 2010. Blending an extraordinary hands-on assignment-photography experience with intensive academic inquiry, the Kennerly Institute is tailored for individuals seeking to hone their photojournalistic skills and to become leading-edge visual communicators. Applications are due April 20, 2010. To learn more go to the Kennerly Institute website….

Fellows Selected for Inaugural News Entrepreneur Boot Camp

Fifteen digital journalists from 10 states have been selected for the inaugural class of the Knight Digital Media Center's News Entrepreneur Boot Camp. Through an intense week of training in audience development, market research, business practices and management, legal issues, and entrepreneurial decision-making, the program will prepare journalists to develop and launch new and sustainable news and information services in the public's interest. The News Entrepreneur Boot Camp will be in Los Angeles in May 2009 and is presented in partnership with the Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at USC's Marshall School of Business, the Center on Communication Leadership…