When the going gets tough for print journalists, they move to online media. Journalists in Morocco, where half of the population regularly uses the Internet, have migrated online to work around increasing government restrictions.
When information appears on social media, it's tempting for news organizations to race to report it first. Resist that impulse. You'll have a more complete story --and one you won't later regret-- if you follow a few simple steps.
Tweet Nadwa connects the virtual and real worlds of bloggers, writers and activists at the Tahrir Lounge in Cairo and around the globe via Twitter. IJNet followed the most recent one and took away these tips for citizen journalists.
London Metropolitan University hosted a recent panel on careers in journalism. Speakers included executives from Bloomberg, BSkyB and the National Union of Journalists. The panel agreed on one thing: practical experience in a range of media and an online presence are essential.