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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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‘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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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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Remember the Milk helps get things done

By EMMA REYES Journalists juggle with a lot of tasks and sometimes it’s hard to keep up with them, from making calls and writing e-mails to different sources, getting to the next location to make an interview and making deadlines. … Continue reading

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Make your professional portfolio stand out

By CONNIE FOSSI If you are looking for a job in the journalism field and want to make a good impression, cuttings.me can help you with this. In this website, journalists, bloggers and even freelance writers can create a professional … 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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10 Fast Fingers offers ways to improve your typing

By EMMA REYES Writing a story involves research, sources, and sometimes photos or video, but the most important element for a story involves the skill of the writer’s typing on the keyboard. The writer’s typing speed came from tips or … 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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POPVOX helps journalists find bills before Congress

By EMMA REYES Constituent communications can be challenging information to gather because of the complex language used for bills in Congress and the amount of material each bill has, but POPVOX brings the information clear and at once. POPVOX is … Continue reading

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