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Work @ C2M. is currently accepting applications for a variety of positions for the Fall 2013 semester.

Work @ C2M

Connect2Mason’s position in an ever-changing world of news and entertainment makes it the ideal place to work for students interested in pursuing careers in journalism or communication. By working at C2M, students will learn to work with others, will develop and fine-tune their written and verbal communication skills and will gain experience working in an exciting, deadline- and detail-oriented environment. Click here to download the application.


Future. University. Privacy. Map. Bind user to category. Newspaper in a Box. 19 Qs and As from ASNE’s story comment webinar. A News Literacy Guide from - Crap Detection 101 - "Every man should have a built-in automatic crap detector operating inside him.

A News Literacy Guide from - Crap Detection 101 -

" —Ernest Hemingway, 1954 The answer to almost any question is available within seconds, courtesy of the invention that has altered how we discover knowledge — the search engine. Materializing answers from the air turns out to be the easy part — the part a machine can do. The real difficulty kicks in when you click down into your search results. Think Like A Journalist - A News Literacy Guide from NewsTrust.n. NewsTrust was created to promote quality journalism in the Internet age, a formidable task as millions of news-related posts, blogs and sites are created each day.

Think Like A Journalist - A News Literacy Guide from NewsTrust.n

How do we make sense of all this digital noise? NewsTrust knows how. We have assembled a network of the most talented journalists, educators, scholars and informed users who submit articles, opinion, news and more to our site, to enlighten you on current events that affect your personal and professional world. You, too, can participate in our collective news evaluation. NewsTrust invites members like you to review submitted stories and rate them according to journalism standards and principles. Together, we look for the best news coverage on the Web, often according to a theme that builds awareness on long-term topics (health, war, economy, education, government, etc.); this community project also immerses our members in the news process and helps each of us develop our news literacy skills. What does a mobile journalist need? In my MA Online Journalism session this week I’ll be looking at mobile journalism.

What does a mobile journalist need?

Reconstruction of American Journalism. The Reconstruction of American Journalism. For reactions to this report, click here.

The Reconstruction of American Journalism

American journalism is at a transformational moment, in which the era of dominant newspapers and influential network news divisions is rapidly giving way to one in which the gathering and distribution of news is more widely dispersed. As almost everyone knows, the economic foundation of the nation’s newspapers, long supported by advertising, is collapsing, and newspapers themselves, which have been the country’s chief source of independent reporting, are shrinking—literally.

Fewer journalists are reporting less news in fewer pages, and the hegemony that near-monopoly metropolitan newspapers enjoyed during the last third of the twentieth century, even as their primary audience eroded, is ending. Commercial television news, which was long the chief rival of printed newspapers, has also been losing its audience, its advertising revenue, and its reporting resources. Some answers are already emerging. The concept of news also was changing. The People Formerly Known as the Audience. June 27, 2006 The People Formerly Known as the Audience That's what I call them.

The People Formerly Known as the Audience

Recently I received this statement. Creating a Web-centric newsroom. Now that we’ve shared a few our our ideas, let’s see yours!

Creating a Web-centric newsroom

With the above video in mind, put the information into action. In the upcoming weeks: Week 1: Plan a brainstorming session. It can be in your newsroom or on a camping trip or at an editor’s house. Make it fun and have lots of food. Specifically, figure out how to (1) Start a Web-first workflow for all articles to be posted in a 24-hour news cycle, and (2) Generate Web-specific content like videos, slideshows and Twitter/Facebook/SMS updates. Week 2: Help every editor and reporter set up Google alerts for their section or beat as well as create a Twitter account to reach out to readers. InfoValet on USTREAM: Live coverage of "From Gatekeepers to. Watch without ads Ustream © Search Log in / Sign up With Facebook (faster) Log in or sign up with Facebook See what your friends like and watch, get awesome recommendations Instant login, no passwords or With email or username Forgot your password?

InfoValet on USTREAM: Live coverage of "From Gatekeepers to

Viva la journalism revolution. The three primary roles your local website should play. The Next Newsroom Project - Building the ideal newsroom for the. Media Convergence in a College Newsroom: Turning reporters into curators to improve journalism — Zero Per. A conversation started this week by Scott Karp and carried forward by Terry Heaton has me thinking about why news organizations are so skittish about linking out from their web sites.

Turning reporters into curators to improve journalism — Zero Per

Interact » Student newspapers: Don’t be afraid to break the rule. End Times. Henryk A. Kowalczyk: The Perfect Test That the Chicago Tribune F. Over his long business career, Sam Zell has undoubtedly many times smirked at those who have reported failures whilst claiming "It was not my fault".

Henryk A. Kowalczyk: The Perfect Test That the Chicago Tribune F

Now, Sam Zell may well be smirking into the mirror. His Chicago Tribune has filed for bankruptcy protection, and Mr. Oakland Press Citizen Journalism Institute: Executive editor of the US-based Oakland Press tells about its new cit-j project To tackle the changes in the journalism industry, a Michigan-based newspaper, the Oakland Press, has formed its own citizen journalism institute. As part of the scheme community members can join two-hour news reporting classes run by the newspaper.

Executive editor of the Oakland Press, Glenn Gilbert, told more: Three Strategies for Success in New Media. 10 of the Best Social Media Tools for PR Professionals and Journ. In the ever-evolving world of social media, public relations professionals (PR) and journalists have more opportunities than ever to build strong relationships. It serves each of us well to stay up on social media trends—learning faster, easier ways to share information. The Palestra Application. The myth of the opinionless man* « BuzzMachine.