journalism

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Novice and 'deep dive' journalism books

Which journalism books would you pair up for a novice reader and a 'deep-diver'?...

Behind Local News and the hyperlocal challenge.

The Behind local news conference was a chance to see the local news industry put its best foot forward. But also think about where community media fit....

Don’t postmortem journalism. It’s not dead. Fix it.

In the aftermath of the Trump win many in the media are looking inward to understand what went wrong. But is it too soon to write...

The connected middle class: Ofcom and civic internet use

OFCOM have released their Adults’ media use and attitudes report for 2015. It’s a report that is always worth a read through. This is the...

Oborne and the fetish for old school journalism

Like many in the media industry I’ve been confronted with a wall of coverage around Peter Oborne’s resignation from the Telegraph. I read his...

Light the flaming torches and stand back: Are you a good leader of your social media mob?

I’m pulling together my yearly online journalism ethics lecture. It’s the fifth-ish lecture on this module (some previous ones online) and the fast-moving nature...

Is more than 100 likes on Facebook news?

Occasionally we get emails asking if we can forward ‘writing opportunities’ to our journalism students.  This week it was for student news site The Tab. For...

Elephants and MOWSUC's - questioning the future of media

When I think about where media is going, I think about elephants. For the longest time digital was the elephant in the room. Now media, and...

Ebola Zombie image hoax: A useful reminder of the value of reverse image search

Update: This is an insanely popular post on my blog in terms of people searching for ebola zombie. Even if the picture wasn’t the thing...

Elite Media trolls, banter and journalism

The Guardian’s James Ball has an interesting , and suitably search-bait-headlined, comment on internet trolls that’s worth a read.  The last par is the kicker:...

An updated timeline of journalism in a digital age.

Early last year I updated my timeline of journalism events in a digital age and I thought it was time to take a look and see...

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