A Little Birdie Told Me…

July 15, 2010

I am, perhaps in part by virtue of being a journalist, not exactly on the bleeding edge of communications technology.  I’m not quite as lame as to have an @aol.com email address but I’m fairly resistant to marcom technology as a whole. Of all the tools and widgets available, I must confess to have resisted […]

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Journalism and the Internet

Did new media kill the beat reporter?

July 12, 2010
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In truth, the Internet didn’t kill journalism, big business killed journalism, the Internet simply helped speed the flow of the poison. Nieman Reports, a print and online repository for all things journalism, made the case that news conglomerates actually struck the first blow.  Mega media monsters swallowed up local newspapers and television stations then reduced […]

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