While print newsrooms shed jobs, online outlets expand original reporting

by IJNet
Mar 28, 2014 in Data Journalism

The growth of digital reporting, tips for mobile editors, the pitfalls of data journalism and more are found in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

Here are IJNet's picks from this week's stories:

State of the News Media 2014

At a time when print newsrooms continue to shed jobs, thousands of journalists are now working in the growing world of native digital news. (Pew Research Journalism Project, 3/26)

News in motion: six ways to be a good mobile editor

Mobile has been the coming future of news and information for a long time, but many news outlets only woke up to its importance in the last year. (Poynter, 3/25)

Publishing platform launches collaborative newsroom function

Publishing and portfolio platform Jurnid, intended to streamline digital publishing and help aspiring journalists connect with professionals, has launched a collaboration feature for newsrooms. (Journalism.co.uk, 3/27)

The pitfalls of data journalism

The power in data journalism comes from the ability for numbers and statistics to examine a subject in a measurable way. (Columbia Journalism Review, 3/21)

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