Tag Archives: Journalism

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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‘Skimm’ the news and have fun at same time

By EMMA REYES As a journalist, I have learned that time is of the essence and, when it comes to getting the latest on breaking news and current events, reading all the news is time consuming. So, for me, finding … Continue reading

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Seven laws of journalism we should know…

By RACHEL JANOSEC I was searching across the Internet for recent news on journalism and journalists and came upon an article about the laws of journalism and found it very interesting. The article discussed seven laws that journalists must know … Continue reading

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Journalists sure aren’t in Kansas anymore

By MELISSA CASTILLO A recent post by colleague Andres Correa tells about the positive aspect in allowing journalists to enter war zones and the passage this has opened in social media for journalists to report explosions the moment they occur. … Continue reading

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Learning how to properly use the Internet

Before August, I mainly used the Internet for entertainment. I would spend hours on Tumblr, browse through my news feed on Facebook, and update my followers on Twitter about my whereabouts. Although I still waste time on social media, over … Continue reading

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Twitter can make difference in journalist’s career

By ELIZABETH DE ARMAS I never realized how much Tweeting can impact your journalism career until I experienced it first hand – on Black Friday. As everyone was talking over turkey, cornbread and mashed potatoes with family and friends, I … 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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Israel, Hamas take their latest conflict online

By: MELISSA CASTILLO Battlegrounds became virtual with the Israeli Defense Forces and Hamas militants when they exchanged heated tweets in order to sway public perception. It was on Wednesday of last week that Israeli defenses announced a “widespread campaign on … Continue reading

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Kickstarter helps journalists fund reporting projects

By BOLTON LANCASTER One of the problems that people run into when they are trying to work on a creative project is that they often do not have the necessary funding to start. The website Kickstarter helps with this problem … 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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Rules change for journalists as social media evolves

By ELIZABETH DE ARMAS Browsing through the Internet this afternoon, I came across a very interesting article discussing the relationship between social media and journalists. The article titled “Social Media Etiquette for Journalists: The Rules Have Changed,” drove home a very important … Continue reading

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Application helps journalists get through writer’s block

By NICKY DIAZ Lately, I’ve made way too many purchases on iTunes – mainly because I have found several apps that have made my life as a journalist a whole lot easier. Most recently I found Writing Prompts by Writing.Com. … Continue reading

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Nate Silver blog proves election 2012 pundits wrong

By ANDRES CORREA “Anybody that thinks that this race is anything but a tossup right now is such an ideologue, they should be kept away from typewriters, computers, laptops and microphones for the next 10 days, because they’re jokes.” This … Continue reading

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Bitly.com offers easy ways to manage hyperlinks

By ELIZABETH DE ARMAS In the past, people had to save their hyperlinks on a Word document, Excel spreadsheet or with e-mail. But now with technology continuously evolving and advancing, organizing your links is easy – especially with Bitly.com. Bitly.com allows … Continue reading

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