The use, and adoption, of social media continues to rapidly evolve. A new white paper from Damian Radcliffe and Amanda Lam at the University of Oregon provides an up-to-date analysis […]
Sara Wachter-Boettcher is a content strategy and user experience expert who has worked on the web since she graduated from the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communication (Magazine, […]
For the Agora report, I interviewed several journalists in the Pacific-Northwest. One topic of discussion was how they re-examining some of their approaches to and philosophies about the practice of journalism. Previously, […]
Given (and perhaps because of) the backdrop of continued financial challenges, and unprecedented levels of political antagonism toward the media, here are three thematic areas where local journalism in the […]
The study, “Local journalism in the Pacific Northwest: Why It Matters, How It’s Evolving and Who Pays for It,” supported and published by the Agora Journalism Center at the University of Oregon, […]
My contribution (embedded below – an expanded version of an article previously written for The Conversation and republished by PBS, Salon and others) to Brexit, Trump and the Media, edited by John Mair, Tor Clark, Neil Fowler, Raymond Snoddy and Richard Tait.
Over the past six months, some of the brightest minds in media have visited the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication to discuss issues ranging from flaws in mobile design, the challenges of data journalism, as well as the role of small town newspapers, and how citizens of the Arabian Gulf are embracing social media.
Despite these varied subject areas, all five talks had a core thread running through them: trust.
Six years after the Arab Spring rocked many parts of the Middle East, the region continues to feel ramifications from this turbulent period. Here are five key trends that journalists and news organizations working in the region need to consider.
These slides highlight key themes from my fifth annual study on the state of social media in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), following previous publications covering developments in 2012, 2013, […]
Since January 2016, I’ve been fortunate to have the opportunity to curate a special speaker series, Demystifying Media, which brings industry and academic experts to the School of Journalism and […]