Monthly Archives: September 2013

My ‘interesting reads’ roundup (weekly)

The emerging news and information eco-system – Journalism That Matters Too Many Local Journalists Are Missing The Big Story: Revenue | Street Fight Getting passionate about revenue is the message to journalists from this post. Not in a ‘WHERE is … Continue reading

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Definitely NOT another ‘How Journalists Should Use Pinterest’ post.

I’ve read various articles recently about Why Companies Should Be Using Pinterest (I haven’t saved any of them, but Zemanta will no doubt provide the latest selection as I write this – it’s like trying to put down a hydra). However, … Continue reading

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Sometimes you don’t realise how fundamental a change has been

Shift happens. Sometimes, maybe, more than we realise. Today, I reflected on just how much, and how quickly, in the general scheme of things. The Daily Post notched up its 50,000th edition today, and we made quite a big deal of … Continue reading

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Women in journalism and management – some thoughts

I spent much of 2011/12 slogging towards an MA in Journalism Leadership with UCLan – a commitment that, while I cherish the end result and happily wore the Hat of Weirdness on graduation day, isn’t something I’d advise anyone to … Continue reading

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My ‘interesting reads’ roundup (weekly)

Skills every aspiring journalist should learn | IJNet This would be my list too: “Employers and recent graduates are telling me that the current job market demands that job applicants know: Multimedia storytelling skills. Producing slideshows with sound, shooting and … Continue reading

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My ‘interesting reads’ roundup (weekly)

Spike the gloom – journalism has a bright future Agreed. “First, it’s not a given that today’s big journalism “brands” will go under: they face a horribly difficult task of adapting to radically changed circumstances but institutions will not fall. … Continue reading

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My ‘interesting reads’ roundup (weekly)

When Twitter Goes Horribly Wrong A lovely read from The Awl, with some great, good-humoured responses from those early adopters who found their Twitter handle backfired on them a little. “Jeb Boniakowski is one of the lucky few people who … Continue reading

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