When is a community not a community?

May 19, 2014

Jock Lauterer, Senior Lecturer and Director of the Carolina Community Media Project at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has returned to China for a third summer to teach Community … Continued

In which Mr. Joke meets Mr. Zhao

May 18, 2014

Jock Lauterer, Senior Lecturer and Director of the Carolina Community Media Project at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has returned to China for a third summer to teach Community … Continued

Toto, I have a feeling…

May 18, 2014

UNC-CH Senior Lecturer Jock Lauterer is spending his third summer in China teaching Community Journalism. His textbook book, “Community Journalism: Relentlessly Local,” will be released next week in Shenzhen, revised and translated into Chinese. It’s a typical balmy late spring … Continued

Mr. Joke meets Mr. Ho Ti

May 18, 2014

The Continuing education of Mr. Joke Being the third installment of one man’s adventure in the Middle Kingdom     Chongqing reminds me of Durham, real and gritty, but minus the diversity. No, wait.  Here, I am the diversity — … Continued

On the street with Beijing’s Desheng Today

May 17, 2014

  Jock Lauterer, Senior Lecturer and Director of the Carolina Community Media Project at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has returned to China for a third summer to teach … Continued

The Continuing Education of Mr. Joke

May 14, 2014

Being the third installment of one man’s adventure in the Middle Kingdom Dear Steve, My dearest pal and cherished colleague, was it not just yesterday back in ’67 when we toiled happily together at the Daily Tar Heel — a … Continued

Roadshow to Burnsville: Little paper, big courage

July 19, 2012

Summer Roadshow 2012 Burnsville, July 9   Each summer for the last 12 years, the Johnny Appleseed Community Journalism Summer Roadshow has brought “Journalism 101” to 175 small newspaper newsrooms across the state from Murphy to Manteo (from the Cherokee … Continued

COMMUNITY JOURNALISM ROADSHOW TURNS 10

July 8, 2010

by Jock Lauterer Director The Carolina Community Media Project Summer, 2010 When I came back to Carolina in January 2001 and launched the Carolina Community Media Project, the primary goal was to make free, on-site journalism workshops available to all … Continued