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December 4, 2010
Michelle Ferrier, associate professor of communications, shared what it takes to develop and run a niche online community at the New Media Women Entrepreneurs Summit in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 8. Ferrier was a winner of the 2009 New Media Women Entrepreneurs competition and received $10,000 to launch LocallyGrownNews.com in May 2010.
June 21, 2010
With a consuming desire for great local food and growing local economies, communications associate professor Michelle Ferrier launched LocallyGrownNews.com this week, an online community where Piedmont Triad residents become the journalists. Her work was recognized with a $1,000 grant from a regional design center focused on advanced digital technologies.
June 14, 2010
Detroit proved to be an eye-opener for three Elon University School of Communications students, who participated in the Journalism That Matters Create or Die unconference June 3-6.
June 8, 2010
An effort conceived by Elon University associate professor Michelle Ferrier to reinvent journalism’s role in the nation's underserved communities, by seeding entrepreneurial media and technology ventures, will bring together this week several dozen leading media entrepreneurs and observers to an "idea summit" at Wayne State University in Detroit.