Archive for February 2010
For the past eight weeks, two teams of journalism students at DePaul University have built two sites serving Chicago’s Old Town and Gold Coast neighborhoods. It’s part of a new class I’m teaching at DePaul called “Managing Digital Communities.” The goal of the class is to teach journalism students how to build and grow online... Read more »
The photos above are courtesy of the talented photographer and friend of ChicagoNow, John Morrison (aka @LocalCelebrity). You can see more of his work on John’s personal website, Subism. This spring, John will also start an urban photography blog on ChicagoNow. Thursday’s Tweetup was by far our biggest and craziest one yet. We filled Clark... Read more »
Candace Jordan poses with DePaul journalism students. Candace Jordan, who blogs at Candid Candace here on ChicagoNow, spoke with my students at DePaul University last night. The class, titled “Managing Digital Communities,” is a combined undergraduate and graduate journalism class. Together 20 students are managing neighborhood blogs for Chicago’s Old Town and Gold Coast neighborhoods.... Read more »
When we were putting together ChicagoNow Radio in November, WGN Program Director Kevin Metheny asked to meet the bloggers. He wanted a better understanding of them offline. So we organized a meet-up at Clark Street Ale House, as we do almost every month. About 50 bloggers turned up that night, making it our biggest meet-up... Read more »
We’re reinventing the ChicagoNow staff blog, and our first new feature is a weekly Q&A with a ChicagoNow blogger. We’ll talk with our best bloggers about what makes a good post, what keeps them blogging and what advice they have for new bloggers. For our first Q&A, I talked with Kevin O’Neil who runs the... Read more »
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