Online Journalists can learn a lot about optimising content from the likes of the Daily Mail but can we put it in to practice on WordPress.com blogs? Over the last few weeks I’ve been talking to first year journalists about blogging and the starting point is why blogging
In 2008 I made a timeline of ‘key events in online journalism’ based on posts by Mindy Mcadams [http://mindymcadams.com/tojou/2008/breaking-news-online-a-short-history-and-timeline/] , Paul Bradshaw [http://onlinejournalismblog.com/2008/11/20/are-these-the-biggest-moments-in-journalism-blogging-history/] and a few [http://goa2003.onlinejournalismus.de/webwatch/10jahrechronik.php] others [http://reportr.net/2008/11/29/
This is a timeline of events in the history of the web and the internet that have helped defined online journalism and the practice of journalism in general. The choice is mine, so you might think it’s a bit esoteric in places, if you think I’ve missed something
After my thoughts yesterday [http://digidickinson.net/2006/04/12/web-users-vote-for-print-front-page/] regarding the web setting print agenda; this from CyberJournalist.net [http://www.cyberjournalist.net/news/003283.php] > Lots of sites let readers pick their favorite stories, but The Wisconsin State Journal [http://www.madison.com/wsj]is taking
> There never has been a better time to get into Web journalism. We are making money, we are hiring, and we are actively searching for new, innovative ideas. After ten years, there are no veterans in this field. This is your chance to be among the first. So says
An article on Guardian Unlimited about plans for Mobile Group 3 [http://business.guardian.co.uk/story/0,,1750392,00.html] to sell through clips to broadcast news outfits finished up with this… > The rise of citizen journalism has called into question the future of traditional journalists and editors.
A post on Salvi.com [http://www.salvai.com/?p=110] gave me pause for thought. The gist of the post was the relative reaction time of the print and online mediums. Online breaks the news and it takes a day for print to catch up. He uses Charles Taylor
Here are some interesting snippets from an article on netimperative (yes, I have spent some time there today.) > The AOP Census 2006, the latest membership survey from the UK Association of Online Publishers (AOP), reveals that 74% of AOP members reported having unfilled vacancies in January 2006, compared with