Tag Archives: Journalism

Company culture is a difference maker in news business

By SAIRA SUMBAL Company culture: It’s the shared behavior of individuals who work in a company or organization, and the meaning they attach to the work that they do. Your company culture is important because it is precisely what defines … Continue reading

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Alternative press less affected by print sales decline

By BOLTON LANCASTER In an era of declining newspaper circulation, one of the areas that has not been as heavily affected is the alternative press such as The Village Voice in New York and the Miami New Times in Miami. One … Continue reading

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Learn, network, find a job at journalismjobs.com

 By CONNIE FOSSI If you are looking for a job, journalismjobs.com is the right place to start. Users can send their resumes to a variety of companies including newspapers, television networks, public relations agencies, non-profit organizations and government entities, located … Continue reading

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App allows journalists to upload edited videos to social media

By NICKY DIAZ Through some research, I found yet another app this week that could prove to be useful for journalists. While I was covering Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s visit to UM last week, I took a few pictures … Continue reading

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Harvard study reveals young voters aren’t involved

By ELIZABETH DE ARMAS With the 2012 presidential election just days away, I decided I was browse through the Internet and see what was buzzing in the media about early voting, voter turnout, absentee ballots and last-minute campaigning by President … 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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Two truths and a lie during Hurricane Sandy

By MELISSA CASTILLO Hurricane Sandy served to be a perfect example for the power of social media. According to CBS, there were three and a half million tweets with the tag #Sandy and 10 photos of the hurricane posted on … Continue reading

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Investigative journalism: A democracy’s demand

By CONNIE M. FOSSI The high operating costs, need for return on investment, and other demands of news organizations has put one of the most valuable elements of journalism, investigative reporting, at serious risk. However, hundreds of news professionals and … Continue reading

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‘Raising Canes’ displays high level of Internet journalism

By NICHOLAS MOORE This week, I would like to do something a little different with my blog post. Usually, these posts are dedicated to a tool or trend within Internet Reporting that can be helpful to the class, journalism students, … Continue reading

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Comcast opens up Wi-Fi hotspots for those affected by Sandy

By DANIELA RODRIGUEZ With the northeast experiencing one of the worst natural disasters it has faced, the road to recovery seems to be a long one. According to recent briefings by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, there are still … 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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Forget a grammar rule? Grammarly is here to help

By EMMA REYES Writing any type of text in these days of automatic spell check and grammar check has become very easy and sometimes lazy for some people to remember simple grammar rules, so when it comes to writing a … Continue reading

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App offers useful tips, solutions for journalists

By NICKY DIAZ This week, I was assigned a story at the last minute for our school newspaper, The Miami Hurricane. In the middle of midterms, work and classes, I conducted interviews and transcribed them. But when I sat down … Continue reading

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Malala’s story comes to the world with advances in technology

By MELISSA CASTILLO If it weren’t for the technology advances in journalism would we know of Malala Yousafzai? Would we be able to almost connect with her by watching her speak with such passion about her outrage towards the Taliban’s … Continue reading

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