What newspapers can learn from ice harvesters

It almost seems you can’t read a journo blog these days without finding a metaphor or simile about the state of the news business. The news business has been compared to lemmings, railroads and, of course, the horse and buggy.  (Read Nick Bergus’ post Continue reading

How journalists can increase their influence on Twitter

“To truly have influence on Twitter, you must retweet other newspapers’ stories and blogs that aren’t affiliated with news organizations; you must really join the conversation.” Continue reading

How journalists can use Linked In

Now, finally, I’m back to my series on how journalists can use social-networking sites. Today’s topic is Linked In. (Be sure to check out my posts on using Facebook and MySpace.) Linked In is a bit different than Facebook and Continue reading