Phil Meyer tells the vanishing News and Observer that he’s given up on newspapers and only hopes that journalism can be saved in Ted Vaden’s column today. “At this point, the social goal should not be to save newspapers, but to save journalism.”
Ryan Thornburg just back from the Carnegie-Knight Task Force on the Future of Journalism Education at Harvard asks who will pick up the slack from the Observer and News and Observer slimdowns.
. He answers somewhat in his next post — his comments from the conference “Citizen Journalism and Authentic Leadership.”
Our J-School Dean, Jean Folkerts, also back from the Carnegie-Knight Task Force on the Future of Journalism Education asks for ideas for J-Schools as she concludes “An elite model of journalism education may serve elite journalists, but it doesn’t serve the democracy.”
Jay Rosen takes on the old school whilst attending the same conference in “Twilight of the Curmurgeon Class”