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By Alan D. Mutter Reflections of a Newsosaur Monday, Jan. 31 2011 The Daily, which is set to launch this week, could be a captivating hit, a spectacular miss or something in between. But one thing is sure: Rupert Murdoch, the last swashbuckling publisher of our time, will shake up the media world on Wednesday when he […]
By Bill Grueskin August 12, 2010 11:11 a.m. The Yahoo Style Guide: The Ultimate Sourcebook for Writing, Editing, and Creating Content for the Digital World | St. Martin’s Griffin | 528 pages, $21.99 If you strolled by a copy editor’s desk at any metro newsroom thirty years ago, you would have likely seen, sandwiched between the […]
If you didn’t catch Thursday’s Knowledgewebb webinar “10 Steps to a Tech Savvy You,” you will find it through Aug. 20 posted here. All of the notes and links are up there, too, so you can grab those if you didn’t take notes during the webinar. More than 300 of us were online for the […]
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. […]
The Pulitzer-prize winning Point Reyes Light is now owned by the Point Reyes Light Publishing Co. L3C, a low-profit limited liability company, which is owned by Marin Media Institute, a nonprofit corporation that has applied for 501c3 status. From The Investigative Reporting Workshop, American University School of Communication They had a choice. They could watch […]
From Publishers Weekly Henry Jenkins, founder and director of MIT’s comparative media studies program, debunks outdated ideas of the digital revolution in this remarkable book, proving that new media will not simply replace old media, but rather will learn to interact with it in a complex relationship he calls “convergence culture.” The book’s goal is […]
“Labels matter,” writes 2009 Knight News Challenge Winner Aron Pilhofer. “And as this niche of journalism grows more mainstream, labels will matter that much more. So, who are we?” Read more of Pilhofer’s thoughts on the subject at the MediaShift Idea Lab site. Pilhofer welcomes ideas.keep looking »