Monthly Archives: November 2011

Wrapping our heads around Romenesko

By now, you should probably have heard via Twitter about Jim Romenesko leaving Poynter in the aftermath of the disclosure that he sometimes used material from other news sources verbatim without placing that material inside quote marks. I have linked … Continue reading

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Next week: Long live long form!

A bunch of interesting stuff will happen in class next week: First of all, Rhonda Prast and Jan Colbert from the magazine faculty will be with you on Tuesday to talk about the IPad as a designers’ dream come true … Continue reading

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Shoe leather + Sunshine/FOIA = good journalism

I know none of us needs reminding that the public isn’t exactly brimming with confidence in us, the media. But there is one area of positive sentiment that has changed little since the mid-1980s, and that’s in the public’s expectation … Continue reading

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More nifty tools

I picked up some tips and tools at the Journalism Interactive conference last week, and lots of them have to do with finding sources and stories, and storytelling. Don’t skip this post; you will be sorry when all of a … Continue reading

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