David Carr has posted his syllabus for his class and it’s worth a look

“This course, Press Play, aspires to be a place where you make things. Good things. Smart things. Cool things. And then share those things with other people,” writes David Carr on his course syllabus for his first class at Boston University’s College of Communication, where he is the inaugural Andrew R. Lack Professor. We’re jealous of his students and thinking about reading along with his class. Don’t miss his “about me” blurb at the end.

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