The New York Times Gives Open Access

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The New York Times Gives Open Access

In an unusual move, The New York Times is providing open access to all its reporting today through tomorrow evening at NYTimes.com. According to publisher Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., “Independent journalism is crucial to democracy and I believe there is no …

News Media Doesn’t Reflect U.S. Diversity

This story from BillMoyers.com explains how today’s news media and their newsrooms don’t come close to reflecting America’s diversity. It uses a photo from an MSNBC ad about their journalist who cover the presidential campaign to make the article’s point …

Apps and Hardware for Becoming a Journalist

Want to be a mobile journalist? Recommendations on equipment and apps come from ijnet.org.…

Why News Junkies Are Depressed

The Atlantic has a great article about why people who love news are so glum about the world. It has to do with what researchers call “the availability bias”. Basically, bad news gets covered by journalists much more than so …

A Model To Save Journalism

Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, purchased the Washington Post in 2013. Since that time he has been relatively quiet about his plans for the publication and how he intends to make money with it. New York Magazine has …

Has Facebook Become the Internet Gateway?

Though this PR Daily story is mostly about Facebook’s Instant Articles app, it asks an intriguing question. With this app, has Facebook become a layer over the Internet in such a way that a Facebook user no longer needs to …

Editors and Social Media News

With Facebook facing conservative political backlash over its perceived editorial choices on the site’s news feeds, the New York Times points out that they are not the only social media organization posting trending news that uses editors. Sometimes the people …

Online Journalism is Dead

Mother Jones has declared the end of journalism in the digital media age. It cites numerous examples of online news media going out of business and others slashing staff – and their parent companies predicting dire business results. Their analogy …

Mobile and Reading Long-Form News

The assumption might be that in our fast-paced, mobile world, long-form journalism no longer has a place in news. That assumption, according to Pew Research Center, would be quite wrong. Even with so many 140 character tweeting journalists, people …

Social Media Columnist’s Lessons Learned

In his final column for the Chicago Tribune, social media columnist Scott Kleinberg lists the top lessons learned during his nearly 4.5 years of writing his So Social column. He vows not to leave social media. …