IJNet spoke with Liz Heron, social media editor of The New York Times, about the hazards of retweeting and the future of the paper's new Twitter feed, @NYTLive, dedicated to breaking news events.
Journalists laid off by cash-crunched newsrooms should consider sending their resumes to social media companies — Google, Twitter and Facebook are all hiring or have recently hired editorial staff.
Each month, IJNet features an international journalist who exemplifies the profession and has used the site to further his or her career. This month's journalist is P. Wanja Njuguna, a Kenyan lecturer and editor working in Botswana.
Both seasoned reporters and newbies can benefit from polishing their interviewing skills. For your next interview, arrive armed with these five tips from IJNet.
Both Al Jazeera and CBS News have launched broadcasts that use social media to drive the programming, but that is about all they have in common.
A YouTube channel launched to honor fallen journalists has already received more than 70 video submissions. Video tributes have been uploaded from Greece, Thailand and Mexico.
News sites may soon offer writers cash bonuses based on page views, but some fear this model could damage journalism quality. IJNet spoke with USA Today about its possible bonus plan.
No crystal ball can predict the future of journalism, but students at Columbia University are using multimedia to better understand their own future in the profession.
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