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Journalism's Epic Fail

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 02.04.2014 | Media
Jon Hotchkiss

There is something disturbing happening at America's news gathering institutions that I believe will cause deep and lasting damage to our country, its economy and its civil defense. And, no. I don't mean all the lying at 60 Minutes over Benghazi.

Hard Leads and Twitter Memes: The Making of News

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 12.19.2012 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

We are looking at what could be a shoot-out -- Wild, Wild West style. On one side stands a band of columnists, investigative reporters, newscasters and other traditional journalists. On the opposing side, a mob of bloggers, YouTubers, and Twitter-sensations.

As Journalism 'Dies,' Young French and American Writers Take Matters Into Our Own Hands

Melanie Bavaria | Posted 11.12.2012 | Media
Melanie Bavaria

The founding team of La Jeune Politique sees the changing world of journalism not as a death threat but as an opportunity. While the rest of the world is talking about the lack of jobs, this most dedicated team of young people has decided to create their own.

Prince Harry and the Public Interest

Chris Brauer | Posted 11.11.2012 | Media
Chris Brauer

The person who took the photos of Prince Harry and sold them is in the freelance photography marketplace and was richly rewarded for the snapshots. Ignoring the reality that 'everyone is a reporter' in the digital media era is attempting to put the genie back in the bottle.

The Internet vs. Humans: Who's Telling the Truth?

Yvette Kantrow | Posted 06.16.2012 | Media
Yvette Kantrow

The Yale students believed the Internet would have told them the truth about Nixon; now the media are hoping it will tell them the truth about Instagram and Facebook. But an off-the-cuff opinion instantly posted on the Internet is a changeable and unreliable thing.

Newspapers Told to Shift Gears or Be Stuck in the Mud

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.28.2012 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Integrating mobile workflows into existing newsrooms is imperative if newspapers are to survive in an age where social and multimedia are beating legacy organizations to the punch and often outpacing them with breaking news.

The Internet Makes Trust and Insight Scarce Commodities, and Makes Newsroom Veterans More Valuable

Dr Johnny Ryan | Posted 01.23.2012 | Media
Dr Johnny Ryan

While the Internet makes information plentiful, and this in turn may be a challenge to some aspects of the newspaper business, deep insight and trust remain as scarce as they have ever been.

Friends Let Friends Do Digital Journalism

Tom Davis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Davis

Ever have a friend who's called you a failure? And, then, somehow, he manages to stay your friend? And when people ask, you just can't say why?

How Much Will You Pay This Guy to Uncover Government Corruption?

Claudia Ricci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Claudia Ricci

By now it's all too clear: we're living through a monumental revolution in journalism. Newspapers are in big trouble. Ad revenues have plummeted so l...

Please Stop Whining About The "Death Of Journalism"

Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Henry Blodget

The Internet is doing to the news business the same thing it has done to dozens of other industries: disrupting it. As always, this disruption is painful, but it's not necessarily bad.

Journalism on the Internet: Garbage In, Garbage Out

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stanley Bing

At its best, aggregation is entertaining. Most of the time? It's gossip. And it's pretty much where the state of the art is going.

Hoping to Compensate for Their Waning Influence, Alt-Weeklies Sacrifice Quality for Sensory Overload

Josh Rosenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Josh Rosenblatt

For the younger generation, who formed relationships to media in a time when immediacy and convenience were everything, the alt-weekly model isn't just dying -- it never existed in the first place.

No News Is Bad News

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

Today McClatchy declared that it would cut 1,600 jobs. Why do companies announce their various intentions to decruit vast numbers of people?

Arianna Talks New Media and Politics with Ashton Kutcher

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

Arianna Huffington and Ashton Kutcher discuss how the Internet is changing politics, Kutcher's new-media efforts and the Huffington Post's plans for the future.

Congrats Web Writers: You Are Now Pulitzer Eligible!

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Mitchell

The true sign of the times in the media industry: It was announced today that, for the first time, Web-only news outlets will be eligible for Pulitzer Prizes.

Do Film Critics Have a Future? Who Cares?

David Sterritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Sterritt

As chairman of the National Society of Film Critics for several years, I've seen the number of real journalistic jobs held by our members drop at an alarming rate.

Personal Democracy Forum: Blogging The Thin Nerdy Line

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

I'm speaking on a panel titled "Reinventing Political Media." Not surprisingly, few of the media being "reinvented" show up for what sounds like a dousing of Chinese Cultural Revolution-style re-education.