Journalists need to self-brand themselves

Time for short-takes: interesting posts from my travels around the blogosphere. Branding yourself: No, I’m not talking cattle branding here. I’m talking about branding yourself as a journalist, as in getting your name out there. Journalists today need to market Continue reading

Tim Gleason: Journalism crisis can inspire creative thinking

Time for some short-takes of interesting stuff about the transformation of journalism from around the blogosphere: Golden Age: A guest post by Tim Gleason, dean of  the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, on Oregonlive.com is getting quite Continue reading

More tips for journalists on new media

Here’s another round of short takes of tidbits I’ve found around the blogosphere that could be useful to journalists dipping a toe — or hopefully the whole foot –  into the new media waters. Enjoy. Self-correction: If you’re a Twitter Continue reading

Part One: What’s an online-first newsroom?

I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about exactly what an online-first newsroom is. And I’ve come up with six points, although I don’t think that tells the whole story. So I sense another series coming on. In today’s Continue reading

The future of newspapers: print v. digital

Time for another Short Takes:  Five articles worth reading that relate to journalism as it transforms. Are staff cuts good news? That’s the provocative question Mathew Ingram asks at the Nieman Journalism Lab. This is the kind of post that Continue reading