Tag Archives: Digital

There are no promises when you go digital

By SAIRA SUMBAL What does a business model look like for a company with more than 800 digital and print products in 18 states serving 57 million customers per month? In April, I gave a presentation on a news company … Continue reading

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How much do newsrooms focus business model on innovation?

By SAIRA SUMBAL Let’s say you’re the president of a newspaper organization that was one of the newspapers that survived going digital. In the recent years, you have firsthand seen newspapers go out of business because they didn’t change their … Continue reading

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CareZone offers health-related social media site

By RACHEL JANOSEC Social media have officially taken over and everyone seems to be aware of this. Social media should be about just connecting with loved ones and friends from the past and seeing what your friends are up too, … Continue reading

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Handle passwords carefully and hackers go elsewhere

By RACHEL JANOSEC Cybersecurity is prevalent more then ever, especially since technology basically runs our lives. Journalists depend on their e-mail, websites and blog sites to get their work done and must keep all their passwords safe or their work … Continue reading

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Social media usage skyrockets during Hurricane Sandy

By RACHEL JANOSEC In crisis, reports show that social media usage increases.  Public officials and celebrities embraced social media during Hurricane Sandy during the past week.  They turned to sites like Facebook, Instagram and, especially, Twitter to report major news … Continue reading

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United Nations releases report addressing Internet surveillance

By ELIZABETH DE ARMAS As I was browsing through the Internet this afternoon, I came across an article that explains why the United Nations wants to crack down on Internet surveillance. Apparently terrorists are using social networks and open networks that … Continue reading

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Reporters: Can the cold tweet be the new cold call?

By SAIRA SUMBAL I used to have a straight shoot way of how I like to approach sources: e-mail. And depending on how close my deadline was, I would either make a call or go to the person’s office directly. … Continue reading

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Has the Digital Age given more women a voice?

By SAIRA SUMBAL “Do not fear failure. Do not let negative experiences – and there are always plenty – get in your way. In your life, many things – especially the biggest heartbreaks – will only make sense as you … Continue reading

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Cuttings.me provides new option for journalists to display work

By ELIZABETH DE ARMAS Before digital technology became prominent, journalists would maintain a portfolio they created themselves with their clips pasted on pages along with a resume and a cover letter, all in a binder or folder. Today, things are … Continue reading

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The Digital Age: Bow and arrow struck heart of newspapers

              By SAIRA SUMBAL I have strong memories of my father always reading the newspaper. I recall him coming back home from work in his suit and tie, sitting on the couch, and so … Continue reading

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