Why not podcast?
I was a student in American University’s Interactive Journalism program when the idea first came to me.
What I liked about the AU program were the discussions we had about how the journalism industry was changing. We also got to meet innovative journalists who shared their experiences working in digital newsrooms.
This was heady stuff for me, a 50-something editor in the midst of a career crisis. I’d learn these lessons on the weekend and then turn around and apply them Monday morning in my job as a Web editor at a chain of weekly newspapers.
But as the program wound down, I wanted to find a way to continue these discussions and learn more skills from smart journalists.
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