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  • Citizen Journalism: A Powerful New Trend In Reporting 'The News'

    Like some of you, I'd never heard of Orato.com before. I consider myself hip to the jive on sites that cater to the citizen journalist so when I received press about Orato.com and all that it claimed to be, I was intrigued.

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  • Waffles, Beer, and... Polopoly

    Belgian media group Cornelio announces Polypoly as their long term partner in providing Web CMS functionality for the company's family of web projects. Polypoly Content Manager will serve as the central platform for the ongoing development of Cornelio's publications in the digital arena.

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  • Newspapers and Blogs: Happily Ever After?

    Oh good. Newspapers and blogs are finally getting along. Or so says the LA Times. Sure, newspapers still talk behind blogs' back, dismissing their whiny opinions and misinformation, but they know that they can drive in the revenue as well as anyone, so they're willing to post and plug them. There

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  • Traditional Media Failing to Capture Citizen Interest

    I dig analyzing online media; the pressure on the industry combined with the multitude of studies conducted of late make it so darn interesting. Consider the latest report from the Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ), for example, which compared a week's worth of news from three user-driven sites --

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  • AFP Foundation Goes World Wide -- Without the Web

    Agence France-Presse, the international news agency, has launched the AFP Foundation with the goal to train journalists in developing countries and help humanitarian groups and other enterprises with media training. The foundation will work to promote higher standards of journalism around the world. The AFP foundation will provide training services

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  • New Media Journalists: The Full Disclosure Cops Are Coming for You

    No longer can blogging be considered "underground journalism," subject only to the rules of the streets (like James Dean in Rebel without a Cause). As blogs incorporate into the landscape of professional media, so too will the policy of full disclosure be expected of bloggers. Bloggers: your time has come!Nobody's suggesting

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  • Burgeoning Reporter? Sharpen Your Craft with Journalism Training (.org)

    The Web journalism niche has seen a lot of pushback from traditional publications trying, understandably so, to protect their line of work. But the industry has changed, for better or worse, with the speed and ease of online publishing, so smart institutions are leveraging that understanding. The Society of Professional Journalists

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  • Marginalized Newspapers: There's Salvation in Aggregation

    Traffic is high and the living is easy, unless you're a local online paper. A report from the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy at John F. Kennedy School of Government called "Creative Destruction: An Exploratory Look at News on the Internet" looked at the traffic

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  • New Media: the Heir to Print Journalism? Yes, and Here's Why

    It started with a few principles then progressed to online metrics, new social networks and it looks like it's going down in a firestorm over free content. All the while, publishers of traditional print media are frantically wondering where it all went wrong. What tangled web are Web journalists weaving,

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  • Crowdsourcing Off the Bus with Huffington and Assignment Zero

    We last reported on Assignment Zero a week ago. Assignment Zero was NewAssignment's first pro-am journalistic endeavor, which has since closed. Moving on, OfftheBus, a collaboration between NewAssignment and Huffington Post, launched on July 18. We last reported on Assignment Zero a week ago. Assignment Zero was NewAssignment's first

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