Story editor—Washington, DC You are a seasoned news professional equally at home in 10,000 characters and 140. You love the narrative feature, the deep documents dive, the timely political scoop and the on-the-fly blog post. You make investigative stories more lyrical, lyrical ones more political. You relish working in a fast-paced setting, breaking news—and explaining the news. […]
Posted by Craig Newmark on CraigConnects.org, Jan.9, 2013 Internet Freedom Day, January 18th, that’s a big deal. Folks, I want to know: how does the Internet give you a voice? I’m collecting answers about how the Internet gives people a voice that I will share on Internet Freedom Day next January 18th. Here’s the deal: Write about how the Internet […]
By Susan Older. Real World Media gets displaced journalists back to work. It reinvents journalism through Real World Media, a global network of fairly compensated reporters, photographers and videographers designed to get journalists back to work to fill the void created when news managers laid off their best staff members. This is not a content mill.
Displaced Journalists from strategy+business: Still, the emergence of vastly popular community-driven sites offers a glimpse into a new business model for smart retailers and consumer goods companies that bygone Internet ventures didn’t offer: an approach we call social apponomics.
DisplacedJournalists.com: The American Independent News Network (AINN) seeks a dynamic individual to manage the promotion of the Network’s amazing reporters and hot breaking stories to outside media, including to press and through social media.
By Mike Cassidy Mercury News Are you there God? It’s me, twitter.com/mikecassidy. Maybe it’s no surprise that we’ve reached the point where, rather than looking to the heavens to find God, we’re looking to the cloud. It’s where we live now, with iPods, iPads, Android gizmos, social networks. The town square, complete with steepled church, has […]
By Audrey Watters ReadWriteWeb January 18, 2011 That old stereotype that Internet users are isolated and anti-social is getting harder and harder to justify. In fact, the latest study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project, aptly titled “The Social Side of the Internet,” challenges this notion even further, finding that Internet users are actually […]
By Jeremy Caplan, Poynter Online Entrepreneurial journalists spot the seeds of start-ups where others see remnants of the news industry’s retreat. Earlier this month, I worked with 19 forward-looking journos who convened at Poynter to get a jumpstart on their new micro-businesses. One narrowed the focus of her niche news site for Filipino Americans, while another refined his […]
By Amy Webb CEO, Knowledgewebb Knowledgewebb is pleased to partner with Displaced Journalists to offer community members a deep discount on its annual membership dues. Knowledgewebb offers hands-on training, self-directed courses, ongoing webinars and more for professionals working in publishing and small-business communications. Need pointers on how to edit an audio podcast? Want to brush […]
If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the jargon associated with digital media, you are not alone. As Displaced Journalists eager to get back in the game, we all need to be well-versed in ever-evolving technology lingo. Hacks/Hackers, a network concerned with the intersection of journalism and technology, has come up with a list of important technology terms. […]keep looking »