Student Journalism | The Value of School Newspapers – NYTimes.com
“In this precarious time, those who study journalism, teach it or just value it must be extra-vigilant and extra-prepared to defend the continued importance of journalism education, even when salaried newsroom jobs are melting away faster than the polar ice caps.
Fortunately, the case is an easy one.”
“The Daily Dot is the hometown newspaper of the World Wide Web. It is the paper of record of the digital community. From the virtual street corners, town squares, and back alleys that make up the online world, it reports the noteworthy daily occurrences and provides a forum to debate the day’s issues. It is the story of this new and vibrant place.”
Advice for this year’s incoming journalism students
“I’m making this an August tradition, so here is my advice for this year’s incoming journalism students. These tips are given to encourage new students to look beyond the typical j-school curriculum, to help them develop the skills that they will need in their future careers, but that j-schools too often fail to teach.”
Tool of the week for journalists – Duedil, ‘Lexis-Nexis-meets-Google-meets-LinkedIn’ | Editors’ Blog | Journalism.co.uk
“It’s still in beta but is a kind of social network for company information; transparent data available on a site with an intuitive user interface.”
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