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Student journalists need to learn SEO more than they need AP style

Robert Niles has a write-up about teaching journalism students SEO more than AP. Go read the whole thing. Last week, journalists reacting to the Associated Press’s announcement that it would replace “Web site” with “website” in the AP Stylebook pushed the phrase “AP Stylebook” onto Twitter’s trending topics list. (FWIW, OJR’s style for the past [...]

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Citizen Photojournalism: Unsustainable Approaches to New Media

Recent technological developments, particularly with regard to internet technology, have dramatically increased access to information and facilitated the proliferation of information sources. The need to instantly access this information and to allow the spread of digital information on the internet has eroded the capacity of professional journalists to create and disseminate news. A significant reason [...]

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Make Money to Make Journalism, don’t Make Journalism to Make Money

At least not starting out when your competition is big media, which still has money to burn. It struck me this summer (somewhere during year four of my adventures in journalism) that I needed to rethink how I was approaching things. I was still running around trying to do everything all on my own. I [...]

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