News Leadership 3.0

August 29, 2012

Curating Twitter? Watch out, the rules are changing

By Amy Gahran

News outlets of all kinds increasingly have been aggregating or curating Twitter content to augment news coverage and liveblogs—but Twitter is changing the rules. If you plan to keep using Twitter content on your website (or hope to start), it helps to understand what’s changing at Twitter, and where things are heading…


OJR: The Online Journalism Review

November 12, 2012

How journalism startups are making money around the world

By Pekka Pekkala: For the last two years I have had an opportunity to participate in an ambitious global research project: how journalistic startups are making money in the United States, Japan, the United Kingdom, France and five other countries.

The project is called Sustainable Business Models for Journalism. What did we find? First, bad news:



News for Digital Journalists

August 30, 2012

RTNDA/Gannett award for innovative community watchdog journalism

The Radio Television Digital News Association is teaming with the Gannett Foundation to offer a $5000 prize recognizing groundbreaking TV, radio, or online watchdog journalism that creatively uses digital tools. Special consideration is given to journalism that helps a community understand and address important issues…

August 30, 2012

Knight News Challenge on Mobile: applications now open

Applications are now open for the third phase of this year’s Knight News Challenge, which focuses on mobile technology…


Special mobile news workshop for executives and journalism educators

The KDMC Mobile Symposium is a traveling training session for news professionals and journalism educators. We cover emerging mobile opportunities for journalism and the news business, as well as key mobile tools and skills. We also discuss how to teach mobile in journalism school. So far, this symposium has been offered at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Montana-Missoula. It features talks and exercises by experts in mobile technology and media, mobile marketing, mobile reporting, and teaching mobile journalism. Archived resources include speaker slides plus additional tips and links.

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Orange County Register goes all in on the newsPAPER, says its basic mission is "to increase quality first in print.?

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