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How I Became a Kinja Star for,...
The task was simple enough. In one week, I was to become a “star” on Gawker’s 2-year-old commenting platform,...
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Lessons for Journalists in How Storyful Verifies...
Going with unverified information on social media is risky, even during breaking news. More news organizations are turning to...
SCOTUSblog, the online platform that covers the Supreme Court, sent out a flurry of tweets this week to people who thought the blog was the actual Supreme Court of the United States.
SCOTUSblog Brings the Gavel Down on Trolls
The publisher of SCOTUSblog explains why he called out people on Twitter who wrongly blamed his publication for the...
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NYT: Executive Editor ‘Plans to Start Tweeting...
NYT Executive Editor Dean Baquet has sent out zero tweets, according to his account.
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Some Newspapers to Staff: Social Media Isn’t...
American Journalism Review interviewed a random selection of 18 newspapers across the country and found that many encourage their...
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The Baltimore Sun’s Matt Bracken on the...
Bracken talks about the surprises, the mistakes and the connections he makes with readers in the course of his...
AJR editors and contributors share digital media news this week that will make you smarter, better-looking and better paid. Or maybe just smarter.
AJR News Wrap: Tweetable Typos and Sad...
In the news this week: The hazards of spreading snark about someone else's typo and a better way to...
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6 Ways to Use Twitter in the...
When Steve Buttry learned he was going to lose his job, he didn't log on to Twitter to complain...
Participants experiment with Google Glass at the recent Journalism Interactive conference at the University of Maryland.
How Journalism Professors Are Bringing Google Glass...
"What we're teaching when we're teaching first-person perspective is how to see life through a source's eyes."
Steve Yelvington, vice president of audience at the Savannah Morning News, discusses news metrics at Journalism Interactive 2014 as Judd Slivka of the University of Missouri School of Journailsm looks on.
Savannah Morning News Reporters Get Bonuses for...
Steve Yelvington, vice president of audience at the Savannah Morning News, confirmed at the Journalism Interactive 2014 conference that...
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Right (and Wrong Ways) To Use Analytics...
Good idea: Use analytics to help set goals. Bad idea: Use low story performance numbers to "crush someone's soul."
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Q&A With Andrew Meyer, ‘Don’t Tase Me...
Andrew Meyer, who was arrested in 2007 for asking a question at a John Kerry forum, is writing about...
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