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Journalism jobs decline but #journalism itself?

Journalism jobs are hard to come by these days, two decades into the collapse of advertising-based journalism model. That shouldn’t come as a big surprise. Look at the journalism jobs trend infographic below and you’ll get a clearer picture. But I quibble with the mainstream hang-wringing over the decline of journalism jobs, and I especially […]

Journalism Jobs: The Digital Sweatshop

For those looking for journalism jobs, consider this from David Rohde, writing for Reuters, on the passing of New York Times columnist Anthony Lewis and the need for inspirational journalism: The long-awaited surge in digital revenues for news organizations appears unlikely to materialize, particularly for newspapers. Since 2003, total newspaper print ad revenues have fallen […]

Reading on mobile devices grows

No surprise, perhaps, but we’re reading more on our mobile devices. Ken Hess, writing on ZDNet, actually has a clever name for devices we use primarily to get information (as opposed to play games or talk): I’ll dub it The Infoslab: A decision device. Where you get headlines, stock reports, messages and all of your […]

Newspapers’ decline visualized

The Newspaper Decline infographic

The boy on the bike

[View the story “Goodbye to the Boy on the Bike” on Storify]

War of the Worlds (journalism edition)

Get ready for robo-reporters. Not in a decade; not in a few years but now. Steven Levy writes in a recent Wired article that a company that burst forth from the loins of one of the country’s great j-schools, Medill at Northwestern, has a product that creates narrative stories out of data. Narrative Science, for […]

The week in media, April 2-8

April 2 Share Which Countries Jail the Most Journalists Per Capita? Subscribe to the Columbia Journalism Review at our special Web rates. I'm not sure where these figures come from, but for Turkey (eig… Cjr Share #vintage #old #paris #france #newspapers from a #streetvendor. #collectors #literature #history -Photo by @lauralam lauralam Wed, Apr 04 2012 […]

Is journalism thriving or dying?

Newspaper revenue has collapsed (see chart). No surprise. Employment is down only slightly in the past few decades. Surprise. That’s because organizations (or journalists themselves) are doing more with less, as Steve Myers points out on Poynter. Tools continue to evolve rapidly to give journalists more ammunition to create startups and compete with entrenched media […]

The week in media (March 5-11)

A selection of intriguing stories from the week of March 5: [<a href=”http://storify.com/bfuller9/the-day-in-media” target=”_blank”>View the story “The week in media (so far)” on Storify</a>]

New social-media tools for journalists

I can’t remember where I came across Mindy McAdams and why I subscribe to her blog feed, but it’s been worth it. Here’s a great post with a number of handy tools for digital journalists… You’ve hopefully heard of most of them (I’d add Storify to her list of curation tools; I’ve been playing with […]

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