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<Week 9>

Monday, May 25. The Impact of the Digital Revolution on “Old Media” Industries: Journalism & The News Industry

Reading:

Barbara Iverson, “The Fifth Estate: Citizen News”

Gene Hyde, “Independent Media Centers: Cyber Subversion and the Alternative Press”

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

 

Explore:
Occupy Chicago Timeline Project

Chicago Indymedia

The Chi Town Daily News (Now Defunct)

Chicagoist

Chicago Talks

Gapers Block

Chicago News Report

Huffington Post Chicago

     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/

Wednesday, May 25. Final Web Projects Workshop (meet in Carnegie computer lab)

***Friday, May 27. Online Test #2 Due @ 5 pm***

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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