Tag: reporting

by Lynne Russell

Does it matter where a story comes from, as long as it makes the news? Apparently it doesn’t matter at all, to many of the latest crop of journalism students who believe their smart phones hold the keys to truth. And so, a sinister thing is happening in the world of journalism, and I’m going […] more »

by Sandra Ordonez

OurBlook.com is a website that gathers opinions from today’s top leaders in the hopes of collaboratively finding tomorrow’s solutions. It is funded by Paul Mongerson, a retired CEO who has a long history of philanthropy in the journalism world. In December 2008, those of us who run the site launched a future of journalism interview […] more »

by Roland Legrand

Very recently I did something weird. Normally, when moderating our online community at Mediafin, I first read the news articles before I read the comments left by community members. Feeling a bit bored, I reversed this. I started by reading the comments and tried to figure out what the articles were about. It was a […] more »

by Stephen Strauss

When I give lectures about the future of journalism, recently I have been making reference to the weakening, if not the entire overthrow, of what I term The Dictatorship of the Writer. What I mean is simply that in the pre-Internet past reporters and writers of various sorts would nose about a subject and after […] more »