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June 17, 2014
AJR Opinion: At the crossroads of click great and click bait.
May 28, 2014
Mobile phone reporting means having to choose between high-quality production or true mobility.
May 21, 2014
Journalists of all stripes find themselves tossed into the management role without being prepared for its manifold demands.
May 19, 2014
For one week this spring, I decided to bite the bullet and drop legacy media. The lucky sites were Quartz, FiveThirtyEight, Vox and the viral behemoth BuzzFeed, which actually does have a hard news section.
May 19, 2014
The competition for journalism jobs is rough. So how can an aspiring reporter stand out? Turns out, there are skills that can help develop a young journalist into star reporter that go beyond hustling for bylines at an internship or the college newspaper (though don't bypass that; it still is considered a rite of passage into the profession). Here are six unexpected pastimes that can boost a journalism resume.
May 9, 2014
AJR editors roll out this week's #mustreads, including headlines on drones, Pulitzers and college newspapers.
April 22, 2014
Get more value from a journalism degree: Go beyond the basics and be a creative innovator.
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.
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