Ten things every journalism student should know | Editors’ Blog | Journalism.co.uk
“If you are about to start a journalism course, here are 10 things you should know to give you the best chance of succeeding and getting a job in journalism.”
From paper to persona | RJI
“Making the new digital market: A case for an Information Trust Association” Bill Densmore’s white paper on journalism sustainability.
“Pandora For Books” BookLamp Launches Today :: Books :: News :: Paste
“Booklamp.org went live earlier today, offering a free service similar to the wildly popular Pandora Internet radio service, but for books.”
“Here’s a question: why are we still consuming the news like it’s 1989? Enter the Moby Dick Project. ” (via @jayrosen_nyu on twitter)
U.K.’s Daily Mail uses blogger’s photos after she denies them permission | Poynter.
There has got to be a better way than this kind of stuff.
Bottlenecks in the brain limit our ability to multitask
“Researchers previously thought that different processes in the brain were subject to separate bottlenecks. For example, the process of reading a map might be limited by a very different mechanism than the act of evaluating ideas and forming opinions. However, new research in PNAS suggests that a “unified” bottleneck may restrict our ability to perform very different cognitive processes simultaneously.”
What is journalism worth?
“What is journalism worth? That’s the question journalism managers and entrepreneurs have been trying to figure out ever since it became clear, years ago, that the Internet was disrupting local publishing monopolies.
And so we’ve endured years of conference panels, email exchanges, and blog posts about paywalls and paid content strategies, as publishers try to figure out exactly how much people are now willing to pay for news content.
Lost in this is the realization that people have been telling us – for generations – how much they’re willing to pay for news. “
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.