Friday, January 30, 2009

Tweeting today's Online News Association workshop in Nashville

NewsComa reports that she is live-tweeting the ONA event on "Journalism Has a Future" at the First Amendment Center. She's newscoma on Twitter, and the hashtag for the event is #onanash.

NPT, WTVF take lead in regional Emmy count

Nashville Public Television and WTVF-Channel 5 were the biggest local winners at the Midsouth Regional Emmys given out last Saturday.

NPT took 11 Emmys, including for historical and cultural documentaries, and historic or cultural program/special. WTVF took five, including for news excellence, investigative report for "Stories of Abuse," and business/consumer report.

WKRN-Channel 2 took three Emmys, and WSMV-Channel 4, WZTV-Channel 17, Vanderbilt University News Service and the Renaissance Center took two each.

Read the complete list of winners here.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Online journalism workshop in Nashville Friday

Don't forget that the Online News Association is putting on a workshop here in Nashville on Saturday -- yes, that's this Friday, Jan. 30 -- titled "Journalism Has a Future." It's at the First Amendment Center on the Vanderbilt campus. Register here.

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Unpaid week off for Tennessean and other Gannett employees

From the NY Times:

The Gannett Company, the nation’s largest newspaper publisher, said on Wednesday that it would force thousands of its employees to take a week off without pay in an effort to avoid layoffs.

Friday, January 9, 2009

Thursday, January 1, 2009

Our top 10 posts for 2008

Happy New Year, everyone! In case you missed any of them, here were our top 5 posts this year:

Don't forget, SPJ friends and other Nashville media folks: Send us your tips, your links, your thoughts, your comments in 2009.