Business of Journalism

Business of Journalism

Media veteran says paywall future shaky

Readers may be grumbling about The New York Times' decision to implement digital subscriptions, but media professionals have their own concerns. IJNet spoke with Joel Hollander, chairman and chief executive officer of CBS Radio from 2005 to 2007, about the new paywall system.

Dana Liebelson | March 21, 2011

International survey of editors reveals optimistic media climate

The majority of editors are optimistic about the future of newspapers and don't view the development of new media as a threat to newsrooms, according to an international survey.

Dana Liebelson | October 14, 2010

8 free tools for journalist-entrepreneurs

Are you a journalist-entrepreneur, with a new business to launch? Whether you're planning a new mobile application or starting a consulting company, we have a list of free, must-use tools.

Amy Webb, IJNet Digital Media Consultant | September 20, 2010

Webb on the web: Updated workflow for online editorial content

A few years ago, I was meeting with a group of editors who wanted to use more multimedia elements (videos, timelines, interactive graphics) but said that their newsroom was too taxed. Their reporters were already so busy, how could they possibly find time to make slideshows or post entries to blogs?

Amy Webb, IJNet Digital Media Consultant | August 13, 2010

Webb on the web: project management tools for journalists

If you're a journalist working for a newsroom or media organization, you've likely discovered that project management can...

Amy Webb | July 09, 2010

Expert comments on the future of news delivery in Latin America

In a changing media landscape -- and one in which more and more newspapers are closing their doors everyday -- journalists are left wondering what the future of news delivery might be, and what to be doing to prepare.

Monica | March 05, 2009

Kindling the Flame for Newsroom Executives

Journalists should feel energized by their work. They should look forward to going to work every day. The top editors play a crucial role in setting the tone that makes a newsroom an exciting, fun place to work.

Steve Buttry | June 27, 2008

Helping Reporters Improve Stories

Each reporter is different and each story is different. None of these techniques will work in every situation or with every reporter. Gauge the needs and personalities of your staff and try these techniques as you think they fit the situations and people. Remember that you are working not just to improve the story at hand, but future stories as well.

Steve Buttry | June 27, 2008

Helping your staff: Some management principles

Newspaper and broadcast station managers frequently complain that they haven’t had any training in how to be a manager. Like other professionals, Pacific Island journalists are usually promoted into management based on their skills in their other jobs. But being a good reporter doesn’t make you a good manager. This supplement offers help.

Lisa Schnellinger | June 27, 2008