Google & AP launched journalism & technology scholarship

The Associated Press and Google are launching a great new national scholarship program for digital journalism students. And The Online News Association, the world’s largest membership organization of digital journalists, is going to administer the program.

Webinar: Digital Toolbox for Journalists

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is about to launch a series of four online seminars focused on digital tips and tools for journalists. The four webinars to be offered in July will cover the following topics: Writing for the Web (in Spanish), Social Media Techniques and Tools (in English), Data Visualization Basics (in Spanish), […]

Facebook tips for journalists, from Facebook

Vadim Lavrusik, Facebook’s new journalism program coordinator, has starting talking to journalists publicly about how they can better use Facebook. At Columbia’s recent Social Media Weekend, he gave a presentation in which he offered some interesting facts and tips. The presentation is included below. Here are some of the highlights.

ONA opens Fellowships for early-career digital journalists

The Online News Association, the world’s largest membership organization of digital journalists, has launched new MJ Bear Fellowships for early-career digital journalists, in honor of founding member MJ Bear.

How technology is transforming journalism education

PBS MediaShift has written an excellent series looking at the way that journalism education and training are shifting. “Beyond J-School” examines how journalism education has had to change with the times, and includes two audio podcasts (with journalism profs/innovators), a video show, a post on teaching social media, a story about a “Journalist Law Program” and […]

South Africa Multimedia Workshop

Here is a great video overview of the University of Miami’s Knight Center for International Multimedia’s Workshop for Ethical Reporting on the Worlds Most Under-Reported Issues, which took place in Grahamstown, South Africa.

Webcast: The Future of Ethical Journalism

The UW-Madison Center for Journalism Ethics is hosting a conference today called, “The Future of Ethical Journalism,” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CST), that you can follow online via streaming video or live blogging.

Online Journalism Symposium to be Webcast Live Friday

Journalists, media executives, and academics from the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia will discuss the state of online journalism and its future at the 10th International Symposium on Online Journalism, April 17-18, 2009, at the University of Texas at Austin. The symposium can also be viewed live from the Symposium’s site.

Why so many folks are applying to journalism schools

While many journalism jobs are disappearing, j-school applications are up. Why?

Free course on Medicine in the Media

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is offering a free 3-day course for journalists that welcomes citizen journalist and blogger applicants.