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September 15, 2011
August 25, 2011
Media entrepreneurship comes in many sizes and would-be entrepreneurs should consider how their passions might grow into full-blown enterprises, said associate professor Michelle Ferrier at the National Association of Black Journalists in Philadelphia on Aug. 12-13 in Philadelphia.
June 18, 2011
Michelle Ferrier, an associate professor in the School of Communications, and Gary Palin, executive director of the Doherty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership and senior lecturer of entrepreneurship in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, conducted a workshop on journalism entrepreneurship and experiments in diversity at the International Council for Small Business in Stockholm, Sweden on June 16. The workshop, “Emerging Journalism Innovations and the Role of the Academy,” examines media entrepreneurship and curricular and process-driven solutions.
June 10, 2011
Travis Mitchell and Lauren Harbury, two Elon University communications students, received top prizes at the Journalism That Matters "Create or Die 2" gathering held at the University of North Carolina Greensboro on June 2-5. The design | build | pitch event focused on creating innovations in new media to serve diverse audiences.
May 26, 2011
Michelle Ferrier, an associate professor in Elon University's School of Communications, is also the founder and publisher of LocallyGrownNews.com, an online news and information hub focused on local food issues. She was one of the panelists May 20 and 21 at BlogHer Food in Atlanta, a conference focused on those who blog about food.
May 4, 2011
Michelle Ferrier, associate professor in the School of Communications, was invited to a two-day workshop April 29-30 in Tucson, Ariz., to help develop strategies for interdisciplinary computing in higher education.
April 28, 2011
The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation has donated $15,000 to the Journalism That Matters nonprofit organization to support “Create or Die 2” (http://www.createordie2.org), a design | build | pitch event in Greensboro on June 2-5.
April 6, 2011
Michelle Ferrier, associate professor in Elon University's School of Communications, has been named vice president of Journalism That Matters, a Seattle-based nonprofit organization focused on reimagining the new media landscape.
March 31, 2011
Three North Carolina entrepreneurship incubators have pledged start-up packages to region-based companies that develop out of Journalism That Matters "Create or Die 2" to be held in Greensboro, N.C., from June 2-5, 2011.
March 28, 2011
School of Communications associate professor Michelle Ferrier counseled new entrepreneurs regarding business motives and models for success during the closing keynote of the inaugural BlogHer Business |Entrepreneurism | Technology conference March 25.