Joy bigger than the universe, and sorrow for a lifetime

Absolute must read – Jennifer Lawler: “For Jessica”. The latest: “A vigil for Jessica”: Now, between the crisis and the catastrophe, you know you should lift a glass of champagne, but you have failed to lay in supplies yet again. Maybe next time you will remember. Tonight there is just a long time till morning, […]

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“A New Media Tells Different Stories” by Bruno Giussani

“A New Media Tells Different Stories” by Bruno Giussani April, 1997: There are also many other ramifications that the new journalist will have to take into consideration while handling information and exploiting the different tools. quote First, the behavior of online information seekers is very different than the traditional readers: some surf, some search. The […]

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Jeneane Sessum rocks – Why Journalism Matters

We become part of the stories we discuss on our blogs. We mold, change, and affect the public’s perception of the people, places and events we talk about, via Google’s lasting, aggregating lens. More and more evidence points to Jeneane Sessum being unfairly connected to the matters I posted about yesterday and her good name […]

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Adrian Holovaty: “Newspapers need to stop the story-centric worldview”

Adrian Holovaty: A fundamental way newspaper sites need to change: This is a subtle problem, and therein lies the rub. In my experience, when I’ve tried to explain the error of storing everything as a news article, journalists don’t immediately understand why it is bad. To them, a publishing system is just a means to […]

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