Who will be using JAM?
- The goal is to have all journalism and strategic communication students, faculty and staff following JAM best practices.
- As JAM becomes a practiced Missouri Method, it should be diffused throughout the media environment.
What is JAM?
- JAM is a set of best practices for labeling and storing digital content so that it can be discovered and reused when needed.
- JAM is a digital lifestyle.
When will we begin using JAM best practices?
- Initially, JAM best practices will be introduced and followed in the J2150, J2100, J2000, J1100 and J1010 core courses.
- By the fall semester of 2018, JAM should be used by all journalism and strategic communication students.
Where will JAM be used?
- The Missouri School of Journalism.
- JAM best practices will be shared throughout the University of Missouri campus and beyond.
Why is JAM needed?
- Students may need to provide evidence of their academic output or portfolios of their work for employment. JAM will make it easier to find and reuse content.
- Everyone, especially journalists and those in the creative communication fields need to develop lifelong digital preservation practices.
- Each individual should be responsible for the content he or she creates.