Innovation outside of the bubble
(This post is part of the awesome Carnival of Journalism.) Innovation is a tricky word. It’s tossed around journalism blogs and conferences with ease, but let’s get real here — true innovation is hard. This is not to make excuses for lackadaisical newsrooms or those who shun change. It’s a reality. You can have a great idea, see it through to reality and it still fails or...
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I have about 30 blog post ideas. Just no time to write them. Not to mention #jcarn. Something coming soon, I promise.
Try new things. Go to your audience. Make it easy as possible for them to...– Best. #wjchat shoutout. Ever. Q&A with Overheard in the Newsroom’s Kevin Cobb
In the United States, the report said, pay inequity persists with women earning...– http://www.3diesel.com/IWMF-Global-Report/Global-Report-v31-COLOR.pdf
Yup. Me. On camera. Talking social media.
When you get to a point where you know you can trust yourself not to pull out...– Geoff Vuleta Says 100-Day Plans Build Consistency - NYTimes.com
Minority Representation Low in Digital Media |... →
We understand that traditional advertising is not the only way to support...– Interested in seeing where GOOD goes from here… A New GOOD Era - Media - GOOD
There’s no magic number of times you try something before it either works or you...– Anyone who works in digital media should understand this. How to Overcome Your Greatest Disappointments | Everyday Bright
In 2010, digital was the only media sector seeing audience growth. And cable...– Key Findings | State of the Media
Of course, confidence and taking risks wouldn’t go far unless stations and...– Public Media Urged to Take Up a ‘Texas Swagger’ | The Rundown News Blog | PBS NewsHour | PBS
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[E]mergencies such as wars and earthquakes demonstrate a simple and permanent...– Doc Searls, Fellow, Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, Earthquake Turns TV Networks into Print. (via futurejournalismproject)
Of the top 40 most-Liked stories of the past three months, many are related to...– Many, many, many good nuggets in here. Lessons of the Like Log: The big story and the nuances of shareability » Nieman Journalism Lab » Pushing to the Future of Journalism
People say it’s all about ‘engagement’ and ‘interaction,’ but that’s wrong,” he...– Learning to Love the (Shallow, Divisive, Unreliable) New Media - Magazine - The Atlantic
News sites need to consider the incentives they’re offering readers to...– That Daniel is smart. People should hire him. Ahem. How TBD’s candy jar is a seamless metaphor for news site participation | By Daniel Victor
It’s like a chemistry lab: You’ve got to figure out the right mix of media to...– Metro after midnight: How The Washington Post tapped night owls to make a transportation story social » Nieman Journalism Lab » Pushing to the Future of Journalism
The easiest way to see whether a hyper-local site is working or not is to look...– Hyper-Local News: It’s About the Community or It Fails: Tech News and Analysis «
The Value of Listening
(I was recently asked at work to write about the value of social media and blogging. Somehow, it became a blog post. So here it is) I recently gave a couple of talks around Los Angeles focusing on blogging and social media at the station. Without intention, my theme quickly became listening. News outlets are used to talking. We’re used to telling people the news through their medium and...