During the semester, I shall post course material and students will comment on it. Students are also free to comment on any aspect of media politics, either current or historical. There are only two major limitations: no coarse language, and no derogatory comments about people at the Claremont Colleges.
Journalism is evolving — you are right about that. The technology is more complicated and some of the technologies make the content come at us faster and sometimes in greater amounts. And yet, in the end, people have always sought good stories to read and to write, so that’s the same as it ever was.
In short, pageview, pixel or paper — it’s good storytelling.