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Tips for journalists attending job interviews. Tips for journalists attending job interviews Details Published on Tuesday, 03 April 2012 00:00 Written by David Brewer An interview for a job in the media is often the culmination of weeks of hard work searching for opportunities, filling out application forms and waiting.

Tips for journalists attending job interviews

So it's important to make the best impression on the day. You must prepare well, know about the competition, present yourself professionally and answer the questions you are asked. The following tips are offered by media professionals who’ve had experience sitting on the other side of the interview table. Interview picture courtesy of bpsusf and released under creative commons 1: Familiarise yourself with the output Bob Doran media strategy consultant and trainer says you must prepare for your interview "Make sure you're familiar with the programme, station, newspaper, or website concerned.

Make sure you're familiar with the programme, station, newspaper, or website concerned. "They never got very far. How to motivate journalists - tips for editors. How to motivate journalists - tips for editors Details Last Updated on Saturday, 16 June 2012 07:32 Published on Tuesday, 20 March 2012 00:00.

How to motivate journalists - tips for editors

What editors look for when recruiting journalists. Wanted, your media know-how. Wanted, your media know-how.

Wanted, your media know-how

Five alternative business models for journalism. With newsrooms downsizing, money is tight and the profit-making model of traditional journalism warrants nostalgia.

Five alternative business models for journalism

With major publications like the Washington Post turning to employee buyouts, it's time for journalists to seek alternative business models. The importance of attribution in news. The importance of attribution in news Details Last Updated on Thursday, 02 August 2012 06:28.

The importance of attribution in news

How to use quotes in news and features. How to use quotes in news and features Details Last Updated on Monday, 16 July 2012 08:35 Published on Wednesday, 30 November 2011 00:00 This module is a one of six from The News Manual reproduced here with permission.

How to use quotes in news and features

Tips for journalists: Spotting your own mistakes. Details Published on Monday, 06 February 2012 00:00 Written by David Brewer Most journalists need a second pair of eyes to check through their copy in order to spot any factual, grammatical or spelling mistakes. This is because it's often difficult to see where you have made errors. However as more of us blog alone without anyone to check our work, mistakes can get missed. Here are a few tips from journalists on how to reduce embarrassing errors. Image by Peter O'Shea and released under Creative Commons Getting sloppy with copy. Exiled media: The challenges and opportunities. Exiled media's challenges and opportunities Details.

Exiled media: The challenges and opportunities

The role of the journalist in exile - About Journalism. How to find and develop important news angles. Tips for writing radio news scripts. Tips for writing radio news scripts Details Last Updated on Friday, 03 August 2012 07:23.

Tips for writing radio news scripts

Interviewing tips for journalists. Interviewing tips for journalists Details Last Updated on Saturday, 06 October 2012 08:38 Published on Monday, 28 November 2011 00:00.

Interviewing tips for journalists

Production tips for journalists. News production tips for radio journalists Details Last Updated on Thursday, 02 August 2012 17:42 Published on Friday, 02 December 2011 00:00.

Production tips for journalists

News writing tips for beginners. News writing tips for beginners Details Published on Tuesday, 04 August 2009 12:16. Online journalism and media ethics - Pakistan. Will publishing journalists’ notes enrich or confuse the public debate? Poynter. Media Helping Media. Old news is no news; old training is no training. Old news is no news; old training is no training Details Last Updated on Monday, 06 August 2012 07:36 Published on Tuesday, 30 August 2011 12:00 Written by David Brewer Journalism is an ongoing commitment to update and rewrite. As soon as we press the save button the news we are publishing is likely to be out of date. This means that, as with news, journalism training needs to be continually modified, and text books and online modules continually revised and refreshed.

Image is from the newspaper archive room at The Chronicle in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. HOW TO BUILD A NEWSROOM TIME MACHINE « journoterrorist. Want to freak out a newsroom full of college journalists? Sit them down at manual typewriters and ask them to plunk “2011″ onto a piece of paper. They’ll only make it halfway. “Mine’s broken!” One reporter at Florida Atlantic University yelled a couple of Saturdays ago, when we launched the inaugural ALL ON PAPER project. “There’s no number 1 key.” “This one is busted, too!” Poynter. The conventional wisdom among digital journalists is that tweeting is better done by humans than robots – an argument that would cause @nytbot5000, the robot that automates Twitter feeds for The New York Times, to break down and cry.

Luckily, he doesn’t have feelings. UK journalists use social media despite fears of impact on quality - News Releases - Canterbury Christ Church University. The biggest social media survey of journalists in the UK has confirmed that members of the press regularly use social media sites to source articles, despite significant numbers expressing concern about the implications for the quality of their work. According to a major new survey by Canterbury Christ Church University and Cision, the leading provider of PR software and services, 90% of journalists regularly use social media, but most of those surveyed were worried about its accuracy and reliability, with more than half of respondents agreeing that social media encourages softer, more opinion-oriented news.

If it were done when 'tis done, then 'twere well it were done correctly. "Does no one use the subjunctive any more? " Ugly BBC Interview Touches on Deeper Issues in London Riots - Global. A BBC interview today with West Indian writer and broadcaster Darcus Howe on the London riots is currently getting passed around the Web, primarily because the contentious and awkward exchange speaks to larger questions about how the media and politicians are portraying the riots and whether the unrest is racially charged.

The interview begins inauspiciously, with the anchor, Fiona Armstrong, asking Howe, who's talking to her from Croydon, a leading question: "Are you shocked by what you've seen there last night? " To her surprise, Howe says he isn't: "Our political leaders had no idea, our police had no idea. But if you looked at young blacks and young whites with a discerning eye and a careful hearing, they have been telling us, and we would not listen that what is happening in this country to them is wrong. " A Pledge For Online Video Responsibility - A Video Code Of Ethics. The time is now to counter the troubling proliferation of socially irresponsible video online, and that starts with each of us.

That's why I've put together what I believe is the first-ever, "Pledge for Online Video Responsibility," which I hope can help both online video professionals and enthusiasts be more mindful and considerate of others. Preamble Our central mission is to create an environment in the online video space built on mutual respect and trust. We believe that anyone who participates with online video – be they a professional or enthusiast, a creator or contributor, a service provider or user, a publisher or marketer, analyst or blogger, evangelist or critic, entertainer or newscaster – carries a obligation to be mindful of others and behave in an ethically responsible manner. Damn or fear it, the truth is that it’s an insurrection. On a warm spring day, strolling in south London, I heard demanding voices behind me. Private Eye tops current affairs magazine sales again in 50th year.

Private Eye remains top of UK news and current affairs magazines after 50 years in print. Riots are an opportunity for long-form data journalism. It is easy to think of “data journalism” as being about the automatic computer analysis of large datasets, but good data journalism has story-telling at the centre. Over the coming days, weeks, and months there is a lot of data journalism to be done about this week’s riots and looting in the UK. Should the ‘oxygen of publicity’ be a journalistic concern? Media Helping Media Blog - Helping journalists where media is still developing. Google and AP Announce New Scholarships for Aspiring Digital Journalists. 6 tech tools to improve your online journalism skills. CC-licensed, thanks to Cordy on Flickr. The Banned List: Top 100. I have an article in The Independent today about the Banned List, so I reproduce the latest version here. Last call for contributing to the Media Ethics survey! Be part of our worldwide research!

Journalists should not bury their heads in the sand. Should journalists deal in rumour? Why would anyone want to talk to a journalist? Is your journalism open to manipulation? Top sites for journalists. Journalist's Toolbox. Top sites for journalists. Top sites for journalists. Top sites for journalists. IRE - Investigative Reporters and Editors. A journalist kicking it old school on Twitter. Top sites for journalists. Top sites for journalists. Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds. Record and share video live from your mobile phone. Social media kitbag. Top sites for journalists. Top sites for journalists. Online Journalism Review. Top sites for journalists. Freelance Journalism and copywriting, information and news for journalists and copywriters. Top sites for journalists. Top sites for journalists. Top sites for journalists. You don't need to learn about journalism to be a journalist.

Investigative journalism gets easier thanks to social media tools. LittleSis - Profiling the powers that be. Live from #SABEW11: 3 ways social media is changing journalism. Free journalism training resources in more than 50 languages. Wikinews, the free news source. What is Graphic Journalism? Should journalists always link to primary sources? Social media checklist for international journalists. Social media kitbag. The essential mindset for investigative journalism. Journalists making do without moaning. Newsgathering tips for crushing the opposition. Advanced English lessons. News organisations fight PSNI request for riot footage. The tone and language of heat of the moment reporting.