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Michelle Ferrier shares new media insights at summit

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 in May 2010.

Michelle Ferrier wins $1,000 grant for online community about local foods

June 21, 2010

With a consuming desire for great local food and growing local economies, communications associate professor Michelle Ferrier launched 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.

Professor launches “idea summit” for journalism innovations in minority communities

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.