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Connect2Mason.com is currently accepting applications for a variety of positions for the Spring 2013 semester. 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. Applications, along with a resume and samples of previous work, can be submitted at the Office of Student Media (the Hub, rm. 1201) or sent to firstname.lastname@example.org (please include name and position of interest in the subject line). Click here to download the application. Executive Editor
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"Every man should have a built-in automatic crap detector operating inside him." —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.
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In my MA Online Journalism session this week I’ll be looking at mobile journalism. As part of that, below I’ve compiled 4 lists of things I think a mobile journalist needs: hardware, software, systems, and mindset. I’d welcome anything you can add to this.
For reactions to this report, click here . A merican 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.
Home > Newspapers > Newspaper organizational chart Newspaper organizational chart (interactive) The newspaper organizational chart below is interactive.
June 27, 2006 The People Formerly Known as the Audience That's what I call them. Recently I received this statement.
Now that we’ve shared a few our our ideas, let’s see yours! 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.
Here's an image I've been using a lot lately, both for internal training and external presentations such as last week's BPB Forum Lokaljournalismus in Schwerin, Germany. Journalists tend to gravitate to only one of these roles: the town crier, the quaint colonial-era village character who walks around ringing a bell telling you what's happening. It comes naturally. This is why 24x7 coverage teams and the "continuous news desk" concept take root so quickly when newsrooms suddenly awaken to the urgency of taking the Internet seriously. But the other roles aren't secondary. They're coequal, and they're grossly neglected by most local news websites.
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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. It’s as if they think that creating a cul de sac will make readers forget they’ve got a Back button on the browser. And when you layer that conversation onto Chris Anderson’s pith about amateurs noted below, you come to one of my favorite topics: journalists as curators.
V irtually all the predictions about the death of old media have assumed a comfortingly long time frame for the end of print—the moment when, amid a panoply of flashing lights, press conferences, and elegiac reminiscences, the newspaper presses stop rolling and news goes entirely digital.
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". Now, Sam Zell may well be smirking into the mirror. His Chicago Tribune has filed for bankruptcy protection, and Mr. Zell is blaming others (a "perfect storm" economy) for the Chicago Tribune's loss of solvency. It has been barely one year since the new owners took over the Tribune, so it would be unrealistic to expect that they finalized the implementation of whatever concepts they have.