REFLECTIONS OF A NEWSOSAUR MUSINGS (AND OCCASIONAL URGENT WARNINGS) OF A VETERAN MEDIA EXECUTIVE, WHO FEARS OUR NEWS-GATHERING COMPANIES ARE STUMBLING TO EXTINCTION By Alan D. Mutter, June 5, 2013 More often than you would think, an editor or publisher will contact me to ask, “What should my digital strategy be?” The inquiry is alarming on a […]
Superman, Clark Kent, resigns from the Daily Planet to become a blogger after arguing with the newspaper’s management over the decline in serious coverage.
Editor’s note: Lanita Pace-Hinton at the Knight Digital Media Center (based at UC-Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism) shared this site, UXmyths.com, with me. It’s fascinating, whether you publish websites or just read them. This is the kind of stuff we, as journalists today, need to understand. This is just Myth 19, so don’t neglect to […]
Schadenfreude, Part Two: I Apologize By Debbie Galant, Baristanet Posted September 8, 2011 on Authentically Local Schadenfreude, or gloating over another’s misfortune, is not a pretty thing. By definition. And though I’m used to being scolded by readers, my upbraiding by some of the Patch rank-and-file over my last post here has left me unexpectedly chastened. I meant […]
Susan older DisplacedJournalists.com news sites lose reader trust when they publish errors and sloppy copy.
The Knight Digital Media Center (KDMC) at UC Berkeley has extended the deadline for the Web Publishing for Independent Journalists Workshop to Tuesday, Feb.1 at 11:59 p.m. PST. The workshop will be held March 20–25, 2011 at the UC Berkeley Graduate School for Journalism. The career path for many of today’s journalists is merging with entrepreneurship. […]