Posts Tagged ‘Newhouse’

Journalism for the Future

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Emil Wilbekin, managing editor, Managing Editor Emil Wilbekin says that the future of journalism will be more like a conversation than the typical dictating monologue that’s been the better part of the history of magazines and newspapers.

Wilbekin says a lot of the change will be driven by technology.

He encouraged students at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications to take their interests and use digital media to change the game.  But he added that the standard journalistic rules and standards will still apply.

Wilbekin was a founding editor at VIBE and recently headed Giant Magazine before coming to in June.

The talk was sponsored by Syracuse University’s Magazine Department and the Black Communications Society.

Pictures: Taking and Making

Friday, September 12th, 2008

SU grad and photographer Stephen Wilkes spoke at Newhouse last night. He presented some incredible examples of layered story-telling from his travels to New Orleans (post Katrina) and China (pre Olympics). Wilkes said when he shoots commercially he makes pictures and when he works for himself he takes pictures. I was surprised to learn that he started out as a street photographer years ago.