Every semester, students in my Digital Storytelling and Social Media class produce great final projects, fanning out across the city and beyond to tell stories in words, photos and videos. But what becomes of those stories? Yes, they publish them on their blogs. Wider distribution, though, is an ongoing challenge. Thanks to Northeastern School of Journalism’s partnership with WGBH News, during the past year we were able to publish 13 final projects at WGBHNews.org.
Nota del editor: Dan Kennedy es profesor asociado de Periodismo en la Universidad Northeastern y autor del blog Media Nation. Las opiniones en esta columna pertenecen exclusivamente al autor. (CNN) — Nunca me he visto personalmente afectado por un atentado terrorista, así que no pretendo dar consejos a la gente de Manchester después de ese día terrible.
The other day I was talking with a colleague about how our news-consumption habits had changed during the early months of the Trump presidency. The endless torrent of shocking developments from Washington had tied both of us to The Washington Post and The New York Times from the moment we got up and through much of the day. Local news, by comparison, had faded into the background. Yet it’s local news that is essential to the civic glue that binds us together.