links for 2008-01-10

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“Figure out what needs to be changed and why. A good place to start is by asking your users — the people you’re supposed to be serving.” So says Pat Thornton
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“Editors and journalists should take an active interest in learning about the systems that are going to enable them to create new forms of digital journalism.”
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Finally! A newspaper editor has acknowledged that “still folks” can actually learn something from TV photojournalists.
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Sir Trevor McDonald says “We’re not in this to lose”. We will find betterer news than you will. Give me strength!
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The Express and Echo in Devon is going to start ‘live’ coverage of a rape trial. Interesting experiment but Im not sure about the choice of subject.
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“2008 will be all about mobile – to a far deeper extent than most yet recognise.” I agree but not in the UK
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The Editors’ Codebook is the official handbook that sets the Editors’ Code in context. It brings together the Code and the case-law developed through years of PCC adjudications.
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“The debate over partial versus full RSS feeds is far from new, but is just as relevant today. And as more newspapers, thankfully, offer RSS feeds, the issue is worth reexamining.”
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“As a journalist, I am not comfortable with any story or endeavor I am asked to do for the sake of ‘making a profit.'” And a better defintiion of the impasse the industry is heading to you couldnt get.

Newspaper video on a budget (and beyond)

[Tweet](https://twitter.com/share)[Oliver Luft at journalism.co.uk ](http://journalism.co.uk/)asked if I would put together a quick *‘how to’* article...

Lessons in journalism from The Guardian

[Tweet](https://twitter.com/share) [](http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/video/2008/jan/08/obama) Neil Mcintosh has a bit of advice for jdeans and...

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