Category Archives: David Furones

CaneSport offers some of the most up-to-date news, rumors

By DAVID FURONES With the Miami Hurricanes football coach search heating up, journalists all over the nation, but especially the local ones, are scanning the web for the most accurate, relevant and updated information on speculation of who might be … Continue reading

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The UM Athletics source for Hurricane sports

By DAVID FURONES Being a sports writer for The Miami Hurricane and someone who genuinely loves to research University of Miami athletics, I’m always looking for new story ideas as well as updated information on anything going on over at the Hecht … Continue reading

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CollegeData offers online higher education resources

By DAVID FURONES As college journalists, there’s an amplitude of feature stories we can write about our very own University of Miami or various other college campuses that our readership base is sure to find intriguing. For any quick reference … Continue reading

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Medical information for stories readily available at WebMD

By DAVID FURONES Unfortunately, journalists are not doctors. Even more unfortunate is the fact that, without proper training, there will come a time in every journalist’s career where they must provide information on some sort of illness, disease, condition, injury, … Continue reading

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Expert sources are closer than you think

By DAVID FURONES Many aspiring University of Miami journalists find the hunt for experts on a particular subject to be a never-ending struggle, but the fact of the matter is, mostly all the experts a student journalist needs to interview for … Continue reading

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Online research tools help investigative journalism

By DAVID FURONES Journalists are sometimes perceived as professionals in the field of stalking. Politicians, celebrities, athletes, etc. all despise us for our annoying nature and persistence in gathering the information we need for our stories. We have an uncanny … Continue reading

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A training tool for aspiring journalists

By DAVID FURONES Countless journalism professors throughout the nation’s most esteemed universities are searching for new and more diverse ways to instill the fundamentals of the craft in their students. I’m going to introduce you to a website that a … Continue reading

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ComScore helps journalists know how people use the Web

By DAVID FURONES For journalists who want to report on the Internet and gather information for writing for news sites, they must be savvy about how the public at-large generally utilizes the medium that is the World Wide Web. ComScore … Continue reading

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Do fans’ blogs threaten sports journalism?

By DAVID FURONES With the perpetual development of technology over time, the Internet now offers virtually anyone with access to it a degree in journalism. Well, not quite, but with the average Joe’s ability to create and manage his very own … Continue reading

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Searching for info about people — now easier than ever

By DAVID FURONES With the status quo of personal information cataloged on the Internet, a background check on any subject is figuratively at your fingertips (and literally, if your fingers are already hovering over a keyboard). Covering the Teen Choice … Continue reading

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