Monthly Archives: January 2014

Some additional thoughts on our Big Picture discussion

Ezra Klein — formerly of the Washington Post’s Wonk Blog — announced his new digital venture. David Carr of the New York Times puts it into perspective here: Colleague Matt Waite mentioned this analysis of the current media landscape by John Paton, … Continue reading

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The Internet: Journalism’s greatest threat and asset

Big picture blog: 1/27/14 By Kathleen Anderson Through most of history, the power to produce and filter news has been in the hands of a select number of professionals.  Revolutionary developments like the printing press, radio and television have shifted … Continue reading

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Jan. 27: Our initial attempt at curating social story lines on Twitter

Storify by Pat Radigan Twitter – @cornfedBOSSman Twitter has a number of valuable uses and profiles for journalists to grow their digital savvy, and that’s exactly what we’re trying to capture with our weekly tweets using our course-specific hashtag of … Continue reading

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Five big questions for Jan. 27, 2014

By: Whitney Carlson 1.  Big-name news organizations are growing their online audiences, yet their revenue is still made through newspaper advertising. As the newspaper market shrinks and websites grow, how will these news organizations make money? 2.  If old technology … Continue reading

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Post your Storify links to your live tweet assignment here

Samone Behrendt’s link: http://storify.com/samilynnb/state-of-the-union-live-tweet  Tammy Bain’s link: http://storify.com/tammylbain/state-of-the-union-address Jenna’s link: http://storify.com/jennajaynes/live-tweet-sotu Ally’s link: https://storify.com/allyfphillips/state-of-the-union-2014  James’ link: http://storify.com/JVobs/state-of-the-union Whitney’s Link: http://storify.com/wittenkitten/2014-state-of-the-union-live-tweets Pat’s Link: Measuring the Reaction to the #SOTU(a live tweet event) Robby’s Link: #SOTU from Robby Korth’s living room Sam’s Link:http://storify.com/sampimper/live-tweeting-state-of-the-union Becca’s Link: http://storify.com/beccaahurst/not-so-live-tweeting-sotu-2014 Kathleen’s Link: http://storify.com/kathleenrose/2014-state-of-the-union-address … Continue reading

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Jan. 22: The week in social media (example)

Michelle Hassler’s weekly curation.   

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Welcome to Social Media for Journalists!

I’m excited to work with you this semester as we learn about all things social media. Feel free to look around the site and get acclimated. I’m still spiffing up the place, so it will be a work in progress … Continue reading

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