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<Week 9>

Tuesday, May 21.  The Impact of the Digital Revolution on “Old Media” Industries: Journalism & The News Industry

Reading:

Barbara Iverson, “The Fifth Estate: Citizen News”

John Nichols and Robert W. McChesney, "The Death and Life of Great American Newspapers"

Raffi Khatchadourian, “Julian Assange, A Man Without a Country”  

 Glenn Greenwald, “WikiLeaks Reveals More Than Just Government Secrets

Explore:

Chicago Indymedia

City News Bureau

The Chi Town Daily News (Now Defunct)

Chicagoist

Chicago Talks

Gapers Block

Chicago News Report

Huffington Post Chicago

Chicago Independent Radio Project

     Special Interest News Sites:

     http://ProgressIllinois.com/

    http://www.catalyst-chicago.org/

    http://gridchicago.com/

    http://www.pilsenportal.org/index.html

   http://www.uptownupdate.com/

   http://chicago.eater.com/

Thursday, May 23. Final Web Projects Workshop (meet in computer lab)