Tag Archives: News content

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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The Onion offers satirical take on world events

By NICHOLAS MOORE For someone not familiar with the satirical genius that is “The Onion,” a quick glance at its website will not look like anything out of the ordinary. However, a further look into the headlines like “Nation’s Moms … Continue reading

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Independent journalist offers tips, guides, links

By MIRAISY RODRIGUEZ Robert Niles, who among other things, won the Online News Association’s 2001 award in the Online Service Journalism category for independent journalists, maintains a website with very useful links or journalists conducting online research. With categories ranging … Continue reading

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SkewedNewsTutor helps viewers identify bias in the news

By ANDRES CORREA “Six of 10 Americans believe that news reporting is biased.” This statistic, from a Gallup poll, is the reason that Colleen Bradford Krantz created SkewedNewsTutor. The objective of the newly launched site is to target young people … Continue reading

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Dipity offers free digital timeline tools for stories

By EMMA REYES As I’m working on my journalism career, I’m learning that, in order to write a story, I have to keep my reader engage and interested in what I’m talking about. Photos, videos and graphs are a great … 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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Nieman lab helps journalists light fires

By MIRAISY RODRIGUEZ The Nieman Journalism Lab is an online project from Harvard University. The Nieman Foundation for Journalism was established at Harvard in 1938, and the lab is certainly bringing it into the new age. There are a couple … Continue reading

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New ‘CNN Trends’ tracks the election and other topics

By ANDRES CORREA For those who do not watch the presidential debates, and the many that do, their opinion of who won is not defined during the debate, but by the post-debate coverage in the media and what their friends … Continue reading

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Project Censored uncovers stories that don’t make the news

By DANIELA RODRIGUEZ As journalists, we know that we have to stay as current as we can when it comes to news around the world.  We have to choose what would make the biggest impact, what wouldn’t conflict with advertisers, … Continue reading

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CitizenTube a resourceful hub for breaking news

By SPENCER DANDES There are three main events on CitizenTube’s “featured playlist” this afternoon: a typhoon in Japan, a plane crash that killed 19 in Nepal, and the biennial Ryder Cup. Videos are posted at mind-boggling frequency with updates on … Continue reading

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Pulse News app allows users to keep up with news

By ROBERT PURSELL An application developed for the iPhone and Android smartphones titled “Pulse News” is allowing journalists and concerned citizens to stay on top of the news no matter where they are. The app describes itself as compiling news … Continue reading

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Poll shows American public trusts news media less

By NICKY DIAZ Seems like most of the U.S. isn’t on good terms with the news media nowadays. According to a new poll by Gallup, 60 percent of Americans have little to no trust in the media – TV, newspapers, … Continue reading

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Help a Reporter Out site finds news sources for reporters

By EMMA REYES It’s that time again – deadline is around the corner and you don’t have enough good sources for your story. You don’t have the time to go out and find the right person for the right comment … Continue reading

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