When Everyone is an Eye-Witness, What is a Journalist? | Storyful Blog Despite the sensational headline, this is a balanced call for old media to take the curation of social/eye witness reporting more seriously.
Clay Shirky Says NSFWCORP Has Unlimited Cash. Great! Now We’re Screwed | PandoDaily NSFWCORP – surviving on great journalism and word of mouth?
I was out enjoying a concert yesterday evening, so didn’t hear the terrible news about the Boston Marathon bombing until I checked my Twitter feed at home. This is far from the first disaster in the age of social coverage. We’ve had cameraphones for over a decade. Facebook for nine … Continue reading
I love Simon Brew’s new Den of Geek piece about Rise of the Guardians. He interviews Peter Ramsey, the animated feature’s director about the film’s relatively underwhelming box office performance. Why I am linking to it here? I think this is a great example of the kind of personal and … Continue reading
Post Industrial Journalism: Adapting to the Present Full book, online, PDF or eReader format.
Inky Tears – “The ‘information wants to be free’, hippie stage of the Internet is long over…” A maudlin, though accurate, state of the newspaper industry Op Ed from NY Magazine.
“Small is Beautiful” says Media Briefing The Media Briefing again with a follow on round-up of publications sold to small publishers. It’s not quite evidence of hyperniche in practice (photography and heavy metal are hardly sub-sub-cultural), but does pick out an emergence of specialist titles handled by smaller teams. The … Continue reading
If you don’t like writing and research, it’s reasonable to assume that you’re not going to enjoy being a journalist.