Archive for the ‘News21’ Category

Story Image

News21 Honor

I’m honored to report that my News21 fellowship project has been honored with an award in the AEJMC Best of The Web 2010 contest: We were named second place in the Team Journalism category. While being in second place does not make us eligible for the overall Best of The Web award, it is still […]


Story Image

“Pay dirt”

Christopher Connell‘s featured article in the most recent edition of the Carnegie Reporter was a long awaited look at the News21 Fellowship program from a third party. Indeed, the Carnegie foundation was one of our sponsors, but Mr. Connell is a freelancer and wrote fairly of our successes and our dreams. I am also flattered […]


Story Image

Kaity the Cartoon Blogger

This post and the 11 others preceding it are embeds of the final News21 stories from my 2009 summer fellowship. These videos are being both hosted on Vimeo and on the project’s website. I also want to make sure I share credit on these 11 videos with my partner, Andrew Burton, whose work ethic and […]


Story Image

Last Text Message

We asked high school students at Taft High School what their last text message was while taking their portraits. We edited their responses into a video montage. _______________ This is a video from youngandthewireless.com, a newhouse.syr.edu and news21.com project.


Story Image

One Text Ahead of the Cops | Sioux County, IA

For generations, most every teenager in Sioux County, Iowa, has cruised Highway 75 on Sunday nights. They gather to hook up, show off, and hang out. The cops can still remember cruising as kids themselves, but now they’re enforcers, cracking down at the urging of shop owners angry with the litter and crowds. The cruisers […]