/EIN News/ -- Online News Association receives $850,000 funding from Knight Foundation and Google News Initiative to build community and advance immersive journalism WASHINGTON, May 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Journalism 360, a joint initiative of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Google News Initiative and the Online News Association, is excited to announce the inaugural Journalism 360 Unconference and renewed three-year support for the initiative, including the 2018 Journalism 360 Challenge. The Journalism 360 Unconference — July 24-25 in New York City — will be a unique opportunity to connect creators, producers, newsroom leaders and technologists in the immersive storytelling space. It’s the only gathering of its kind to focus on newsroom practices and innovations within virtual, augmented and mixed reality, as well as 360 video. Tuesday, July 24 will feature product demos by Journalism 360 Challenge winners that were funded in 2017, including the … [Read more...] about Journalism 360 Announces Inaugural Unconference to Showcase Immersive Storytelling Projects
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Central Florida Future Published 9:02 p.m. UTC Aug 5, 2016 Laura Newberry Former CFF news editor and photo editor. Now a multimedia reporter at MassLive in Springfield, Massachusetts and soon to be a graduate student of journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. Rick Brunson Former news editor and columnist from 1983-84. Today, I teach the next generation of journalists at UCF to be better, stronger and more talented than I was. Drexler B. James Contributing writer from 2010-13. I am an award-winning project writer for The Villages Daily Sun newspaper in The Villages Florida. Jessica Gillespie Ormiston Former sports writer and copy editor from 2009-12. Now working as a social media producer at the Orlando Sentinel. "My CFF coworkers are some of my closest friends still, and some of my best college memories happened in the newsroom or with my CFF friends." Adam Rhodes Former opinions, variety and entertainment editor. Today, I work at legal news publication Law360 in New … [Read more...] about Central Florida Future alumni: Where are they now?
By Mike Allen (@mikeallen; [email protected]) and Daniel Lippman (@dlippman; [email protected]) BREAKING – “Pro-Bush super PAC spending $10M-plus on initial TV campaign,” by AP’s Tom Beaumont in Des Moines: “Officials with Right to Rise USA say they [will make an ‘eight-figure’ buy Mon.] in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina TV markets and on cable television in the three states. Ads are scheduled to begin in Iowa and New Hampshire on Sept. 15, in South Carolina a week later and then run continuously through the end of the year. Story Continued Below “The plan ... is ... the first major move by the group, which was developed by ... Mike Murphy, to run alongside Bush’s own campaign organization, which is bound by federal fundraising limits. ‘We believe Jeb Bush has the strongest record of conservative accomplishments in the race, and we plan to tell that story,’ Paul Lindsay, … [Read more...] about TRUMP to Chuck Todd, on his military advisers: ‘Well, I watch the shows’ – On whether to admit Ukraine to NATO: ‘I would not care that much, to be honest’ – May soon rule out third-party bid
Driving the Day IT’S THE WEEKEND. It’s going to be 77 degrees in Washington today. Enjoy it. The National Museum of African American History and Culture has its opening festivities today. Living Colour, Public Enemy, and The Roots are all performing. And Hillary Clinton has postponed a trip to Charlotte at the mayor’s behest. She cited “very stressed resources.” MYSTERY SOLVED -- “Hillary Clinton Aide Playing Donald Trump in Mock Debates,” by NYT’s Maggie Haberman and Patrick Healy: “Philippe Reines, a longtime aide to Hillary Clinton and one of the most astute observers of her personal and political vulnerabilities, is playing Donald J. Trump in her mock debate sessions, according to people familiar with Mr. Reines’s involvement … His selection as the Trump stand-in means that Mrs. Clinton wants an opponent in her mock debates who knows her flaws and how to exploit them and who is fearless about getting under her skin … [Read more...] about PHILIPPE REINES to play Trump — NO Fortune 100 CEOs have endorsed TRUMP — PLAYBOOK event with The Skimm next week — CRUZ backs Trump — B’DAY: Ash Carter
Driving the Day WHAT AMERICA IS READING -- ANNISTON STAR (Alabama): “Moore’s poll numbers down in allegations’ wake” http://bit.ly/2iuF2cA … DENVER POST: “Tax bill’s winners, losers: Ultra-wealthy do well under plan passed by House this week” http://bit.ly/2jD90i1 … DETROIT FREE PRESS: “Rep. Dingell: I was also harassed … She says ‘prominent’ person touched her as allegations mount in D.C.” http://bit.ly/2hJiPdZ … … CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER: “‘Trickle-down’ idea floats back up: GOP says corporate tax cuts would speed growth despite spotty record” http://bit.ly/2mFjjTS … AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN: “White House relief plan gets panned: Abbot, other Texas leaders blast $44 billion disaster aid proposal” http://bit.ly/2itI40E … PALM BEACH POST: “Russian oligarch’s huge yacht docks at Port of Palm Beach: No word on whether Roman … [Read more...] about RUSSIAN-OWNED MEGAYACHT makes its way to Palm Beach as Trump readies for Florida — WHAT AMERICA IS READING — WH aides give up on trying to control Trump’s Twitter — TOM RICKS: Why I left Washington