Journalism schools need to teach business courses and lessons in creating start-ups, some j-school students and professors say. "We need specialized training that will enable us to adapt to a changing media environment," a student wrote recently.
In the second of two excerpts published on Digital Journal, author Jeff Jarvis explains how sharing our data shatters "the myth of perfection" and may actually help us in the long run, as explained in his book Public Parts.
The latest book from media guru Jeff Jarvis, Public Parts discusses how sharing our data online may benefit society, despite privacy concerns. This excerpt from Public Parts looks at how "mining data may become the gold rush of our age."
"This may have been Facebook's year. But so far, it is still Google's century,” says Jeff Jarvis, the US media critic. In an overview of major trends in online media in 2007, he analyzes the two companies.