Monthly Archives: August 2012

How social media is affecting the news cycle

This is a presentation from January this year, given by Debra Askanase, creator of Community Organiser 2.0, at the New England Press and Newspaper Assosciation’s I found her fourth point most interesting. It is a well-known fact that social media has … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Online Journalists Are Better Than Journalists

The Online Journalism Review has published an article, written by Emily Henry, listing 10 reasons why online journalists are better than journalists. You can read it here: http://www.ojr.org/ojr/people/emilyhenry/201205/2073/ Henry has some good points. Specifically, she firstly states online journalists are better … Continue reading

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A new-found appreciation for Apps

Pulse Pulse is described on Google Play as “a beautiful application that makes reading news fun and engaging.” However, I’m concerned that it is more of an all-in-one entertainment app, rather than an app specifically designed for the delivery of … Continue reading

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The Courier Mai…

The Courier Mail’s home page editor, Dave Earley, recently spoke to the Online Journalism class about the need to grow and maintain an online readership. He considered the reasons more and more people are getting their news from online sources: … Continue reading

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Since I was around 10 years old, I have dreamed of becoming a journalist for The Australian. I pictured my articles printed on the front page, underneath my very own by-line. However, through my studies at QUT it has become … Continue reading

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