In changing media landscape, UNC journalism students develop tools for tomorrow

Students at UNC Chapel Hill are developing new ways for journalists to tell stories in an industry where newsrooms are shrinking and information is abundant. They must become entrepreneurs in order to succeed, says their professor Kate Sheppard.

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Opportunities for students, Fall 2018

Reese News Lab is starting up a new project this semester that is a great opportunity for students to work across silos and get off-campus experiences that are both hard to find and in high demand by employers across media fields. The project is an effort to use community engagement and audience […]

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OurChatham hiring community editor, audience engagement manager

As the Lab’s engaged journalism project in Chatham County starts gearing up, OurChatham is hiring two professional, part-time, contract positions to work on the project — a community news editor and an audience engagement manager. If you or someone you know has experience with solid news reporting or community engagement, […]

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In ‘OurChatham,’ design thinking meets engaged journalism

Reese News Lab has long been known as a place where media students learn how to apply design thinking to the challenge of developing new products that are desirable, sustainable and feasible. For the last three years, with funding from the Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media, the […]

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