Tag: web journalism

  • Citizen Journalists and MTV to Cover 2008 Elections

    In 1990, Rock the Vote was born. Soon after, Choose or Lose was created. These MTV campaigns worked to "build the political clout and engagement of young people in order to achieve progressive change in our country." More than a decade later, Street Team '08 takes the stage. Whereas previous

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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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  • 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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