Running an online newsroom is becoming a necessity in today’s journalistic world. While in some ways similar to a traditional newsroom, an online format requires different traits. Having a mix of tech savvy writers and traditional news writers is a great place to start. New ideas and technologies are always forming and you must be [...]
Will they be buyer or sellers? Will they just stand pat? Will any of the rumors prove to be true?
I’ve long held the notion that I learn greatly from my students. This is certainly true of @DustinSenger, which makes me even more gratified that I can make an impact as a teacher. Congrats (and thanks) to Dustin and to all of my students, both past and present! And a very special congrats to those [...]
Back to school today! It’s always a fun time of year… the prospect of learning fresh, learning from my students. That’s right. I always look to my students to learn something new. They might use different tools than I might or have differing perspectives on writing and techniques, but most often they open my eyes [...]
Welcome to NetJourno.com. This blog is an online extension of a course at UMass Amherst – Intro to Online Journalism. Here, students past and present will display their learnings and ideas as they refine skills in the online space as journalists. Expect to see critiques of mainstream media (MSM) alongside creative mashups of trends and [...]