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April 15, 2014
Tony Haile speaks out against incentive pay plans based on metrics and why even though the pageview is a simple metric, it “poses problems for newsrooms.”
April 15, 2014
When used poorly, metrics can lead to low morale in newsrooms and justify fears that the desire to create great or important content will be sacrificed in favor of cat videos and an endless stream of Miley Cyrus stories.
April 9, 2014
The company aims to inundate the world with Spritz by 2016. If that happens, though, I predict culture — and journalism — will suffer. Spritz turns reading into a task that needs to be accomplished rather than a leisure activity that gives us calm. It takes away the beauty of storytelling.
April 8, 2014
As the person running social media and overseeing editorial production for the Journalism Interactive Conference held recently at University of Maryland, I was eager to see what would unfold when an army of journalism educators and journalists attended a conference reflecting on the future.
April 5, 2014
Thanks for all the tweets. Winners get glory and an AJR coffee mug.
April 5, 2014
I've tested well over 250 mobile photo/video/audio apps. But I find myself using the same seven tools for mobile news gathering.
April 3, 2014
I’m fully aware of the challenges facing the journalism industry, thank you so much for mentioning them, but there are more effective ways to give meaningful advice.
March 24, 2014
We conducted interviews with seven journalists about press freedom in Latvia and the challenges they personally faced. Among them were two journalists who gave up their jobs rather than their independence -- and moved forward to create their own publications.
March 18, 2014
Good writing and reporting skills transcend borders and time zones. Opportunities abound for young journalists who are interested in putting their skills to use in countries where there is a need for quality journalism. Below are 10 media outlets across continents that are expanding their newsrooms on their home turf and outside of their borders. All are seeking reporters who are versatile, tech savvy (think mobile journalist), and...
March 17, 2014
USA Today College editors work with dozens of young writers from around the country to report and publish interesting, newsworthy college content and help them develop into better reporters and editors.
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