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J.D. Lasica reminds us of how independent journalism came to Rutgers

J.D. Lasica knows a thing or two about using media (and social media) to advance the public good.

A gathering looms — one of former staffers of The Daily Targum, the student newspaper at Rutgers University, where both Lasica and I (though a few decades apart) learned valuable lessons about what it means to be a journalist.

Lasica won't be there, but he…


Added by Louis C. Hochman on April 22, 2010 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Jarvis' 'This is BS' ... is BS (sort of)

Jeff Jarvis — the journalism professor, author, and leading voice in new and social media — just posted a video of his recent lecture from TEDxNYED: “This is Bullshit." (I was prudish; I censored it in my…


Added by Louis C. Hochman on April 18, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

I was on Friendster trolling for girls before all y’all

I’m getting a little tired of all the chatter surrounding social media.

That’s not the sort of thing people in the news industry are supposed to say — since we’re all clumsily wandering about, hoping to stumble into the promised land of milk, honey and relevance social media (excuse me,… Continue

Added by Louis C. Hochman on April 13, 2010 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Social media and minors: Where do we draw the line?

I got a little blowback this week for a social media-outreach effort: We at created a Facebook group to ask Morris County, N.J. students what they thought of the major budget cuts that threaten programs and staff sizes at their schools.

We thought it was a good way to represent a typically underrepresented voice in the school budget debate. But some parents thought otherwise.

Some of our online commenters thought we were…


Added by Louis C. Hochman on March 30, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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