Growing Home Expands Urban Farming in Englewood

By Amanda Boleman In the midst of honking horns and littered streets, vegetables grow along with the people harvesting them. Urban farming has been on the rise in the past decade, working to… Continue reading

Shepherd’s Hope Alleviates Food Insecurity in Englewood

By Amanda Boleman and Kendall Knysch When Brian Anderson first started transforming 5732 S. Lowe from a standard Englewood home into Shepherd’s Hope Food Pantry in September 2008, neighbor DeMarco Johnson warned him… Continue reading

Converging with Other Emerging Media – Summary

In today’s convergent newsrooms, there is a wide range of emerging media that can now be used to distribute the news. While the field of convergent journalism is still too new to suggest… Continue reading

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Adding (Multi) Media to the Web – Summary

Multimedia allows journalists to spread information using various types of media, such as sound, text, video and animation. With seemingly endless options for providing content, journalists need to be more critical and conceptual… Continue reading

Practice Photo: Planes Refueling

Pencil Rubbings Photo Example

Poll: Qwikster vs. Netflix

On Sept. 18, Netflix announced that their movies-by-mail service would be rebranded as Qwikster and would also offer video games, while the Netflix brand would solely stream video online. To receive DVD/video games… Continue reading

William Caviness collapses and later dies during 2011 Chicago Marathon

Read the Storify summary on the death of 35 year old firefighter and father William Caviness.

From Broadcast to Internet: Repurposing Content – Summary

As technology continues to advance, the Internet has become one of the main outlets for obtaining news. The transition to the Internet from print and broadcast has shown journalists that people look for… Continue reading