Monthly Archives: June 2010

Pew Director: How news consumption has changed since 2000

Really interesting presentation from Lee Rainie, the Director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, on the latest data and trends at the Newhouse School’s MOB (“Monetizing Online Business”) Conference.The slides cover everything from how the ‘media … Continue reading

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Journalists and customers service: News Rewired conference

I’m at the News Rewired (#newsrw) conference organised by journalism.co.uk today. It’s only the second session of the morning but there seems to be a real underlying theme for me: you can have all the tools and great content in … Continue reading

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Poshest invite *ever*

Poshest invite *ever*Originally uploaded by Alison’spix As a journalist, I get all manner of exciting things in the post. I’ve been sent bread (thanks, Warburtons), vodka (can’t remember…hic), myriad self-published books, and – once – a pair of paper knickers. … Continue reading

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Publishing addresses of police officer defendents – a little help from the High Court

When a police officer is in the dock, you can practically bet your house on an attempt by their brief to get the accused's name/address/case details concealed. So anyone who has fumed from the press bench and attempted to catch … Continue reading

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Why it’s time to throw away the dummy (or whatever it’s called in your newsroom)

If you know what this is… …the chances are you’ve brushed up against newsdesk or page design in a newsroom at some point. Everywhere I’ve worked it’s been called something different – The Book, The Plan, The Dummy, the Flatplan … Continue reading

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