Here’s Robert Hernandez, journalism professor at USC’s Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, with ideas on how students can make the resources of the j-school, and the web, better work for them. Hernandez says students should bypass the normal route. “Hijack your school’s assets,” he advises, “to selfishly improve your skills.”
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: Underemployed journalist tries a new method — “Rent a Journalist.”
News Certified Exchange (NCE) offers journalists a certified, highly vetted multimedia database of sources they can trust, sources they can turn to to provide fresh viewpoints and better coverage.
Washington ( February 16, 2011) – The Fund for Investigative Journalism is proud to announce continuing support for its grant program for independent journalists from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation, based in Oklahoma City. The Foundation has announced a grant for $75,000 that will give critical assistance to reporters who have the ideas, sources, […]
By Farhad Manjoo Slate.com Are you wondering, “will AOL’s acquisition of the Huffington Post be successful?” I bet you are, as that’s been a common search engine query since the announcement earlier this week that AOL will buy the Huffington Post. Other ways you might phrase the question include, “AOL Huffington Post will work?” or […]
Displaced Journalists’ partner Knowledgewebb, a premier site for digital media and other helpful training, is giving us all a free webinar for Christmas. It’s Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. EST. From Knowledgewebb.net, Nov. 17, 2010 We’ve all been there. You’re sitting in a meeting or in a conference session, and someone mentions a something […]
By Angela Lussier Special for Displaced Journalists For those journalists who have read the writing on the wall and are looking for ways to get out of traditional newspapers and into Web-based writing, now’s the best time in the history of the Web to do so. Journalists who follow market and business trends know that, […]
Travelwritten is a how-to site and blog for travel writers who want to become writer-publishers on the Web. Author Durant Imboden has been co-owner, publisher and editor of Europe for Visitors for nine years. He was with MSN, About.com, and other online companies from 1995 until 2001. By Durant Imboden, Europe for Visitors The Timeses, they […]
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 […]keep looking »