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News Chops: Beefing up the Journalism in Local Public Broadcasting

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From J-Lab at American University, this feature profiles a number of public broadcasters that are exploring new ways of producing local, enterprise and investigative journalism. These efforts include partnerships, grants, shared workspaces and shared reporters.

 

 

 

 

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How To Build a High-Performing Digital Team

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This site from the Harvard Business Review provides guidelines for envisioning and hiring an effective digital content team. Although you may not yet be at the stage where you’re actually hiring people, the principles described might help you be one of the people who gets hired.

 

 

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Sorry, Jeff Bezos, the news bundle isn’t coming back

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When Amazon founder Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post in August 2013, it raised many issues about the synergies between legacy news organizations and online retailing. This story addresses Bezos’ vision for re-energizing the “news bundle,” the idea of news organizations providing users with a ready-made bundle of stories.

 

 

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The Future of Journalism: Tom Rosenstiel at TEDxAtlanta

Tom Rosenstiel, Executive Director of the American Press Institute, addresses the question, “Has digital technology made journalism worse or better?”

New York Times Amps Up Paywall

The New York Times is tightening restrictions on non-paying users. Where before users could access 20 articles per month free of charge, now that number will be reduced to 10.

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