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Entries Tagged as '"Journalism Next"'

Ch. 11 ‘Building a digital audience for news’

March 9th, 2011 · Comments Off on Ch. 11 ‘Building a digital audience for news’ · Comm361, social media, Student Blog Posts

The traditional business model for journalism is in disarray. That’s for damn sure true, with everyone having the ability to  write what they want on the Internet thanks to technology. To increase an online audience, a journalist needs to: Analyze what is published Determine what readers like and don’t like Do more of what readers […]

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Ch.3 ‘Crowd-powered collaboration’

February 15th, 2011 · Comments Off on Ch.3 ‘Crowd-powered collaboration’ · Comm361, online journalism, Student Blog Posts

“The hunter-gatherer model of journalism is no long sufficient. Citizens can do their own hunting and gathering on the Internet. What they need is somebody to add value to that information by processing it–digesting it, organizing it, making it usable.” — Phil Meyer, author of “Precision Journalism” Briggs starts out the third chapter of “Journalism […]

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Briggs Chapter 3

February 8th, 2011 · Comments Off on Briggs Chapter 3 · Comm361, newspapers, Student Blog Posts

Have you ever heard the phrase, two heads are better than one? Briggs moved on in “Journalism Next” to crowdsourcing. What is crowdsourcing? “It is a relatively new term, coined by Jeff Howe in a 2006 article for Wired News. Think of crowdsourcing like outsourcing, the term it spun off from. Crowdsourcing harnesses the sustained […]

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