Tag Archives: Online journalism

Google Analytics provides statistics on website visits

By BOLTON LANCASTER While print circulations decline, online publications are becoming more important to news companies and independents journalists. Advertisements have allowed different journalistic sites to make a profit based on the number of people who visit the site. However, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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dotSUB allows visual journalists to share work

By BOLTON LANCASTER Although the Internet serves as an effective medium for visual journalists to distribute their work with the rest of the world, a common obstacle that many run into is allowing for viewers of different languages to understand … 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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YouTube allows video journalists to distribute their work

By BOLTON LANCASTER Back in the 1960s, the French New Wave inspired a generation of young filmmakers to take video cameras, go outside, and shoot film. Cameras were becoming smaller and easier to handle as these film revolutionaries started moving … Continue reading

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Storify can help keep your reader interested

By EMMA REYES Storytelling can sometimes be a little boring if it’s not supported with the right elements and, in journalism, a writer has to keep the reader interested. Putting together a story involves a lot more than just writing. … Continue reading

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Machines are coming and they want your job

By RACHEL JANOSEC More and more, it is evident that machines want our jobs and human workers can easily be replaced.  No one is safe anymore from these robots and machines that are speeding ahead technologically. Even if you have … 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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Newsweek magazine is going all digital at year-end

By MELISSA CASTILLO Practically every major newspaper and magazine has an online search, while still providing print versions for those readers who prefer it. There are other sources for news and special interests that were created specifically for the social … Continue reading

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