About the CICM
The Center for Innovation in College Media is a non-profit think-tank that was created to help college student media adapt and flourish in the new media environment. In 2010, CICM became an operational division of College Media Advisers, Inc.
We hope to achieve our mission by a number of efforts, including:
-National hands-on training workshops and conferences.
-Regional hands-on training workshops.
-Open-Source technology development and testing.
-Open-source research about college media and technology.
-Showcasing examples of innovative student work on the web site.
-Track emerging trends in news media that will impact college media organizations.
-Partnering with other organizations to explore ways to improve the transition to new
media skills for student journalists
About the ICM Weblog
Innovation in College Media, the weblog of the non-profit Center for Innovation in College Media, is a collaborative effort of a few dedicated individuals. The people who write, gather information, and contribute have done so out of a sincere desire to advance the training of student journalists through college media.
CICM co-founders are:
Chris Carroll is director of student media for Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. He is a former president of College Media Advisers, Inc.
Ralph Braseth is director of student media at Loyola University in Chicago and was director of student media at Ole Miss for 20 years.
Bryan Murley is an assistant professor of new and emerging media in the journalism department at Eastern Illinois University. He advises their online student news outlet – dennews.com and teach classes. He is a doctoral student at the University of South Carolina, and the former webmaster for College Media Advisers, Inc.
Legal Notice: The opinions published on the weblog are those of the individual authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Center for Innovation in College Media, College Media Advisers, Inc., or individuals associated with the organization. All blog posts remain copyrighted by their authors, except where noted.