In today’s media business, the “c” word is “collaboration.”
Freelancers who take a survey from Poynter Institute’s News U. will receive 50 percent off the journalism e-learning program’s new writing webinar series in 2011.
The current financial crisis has been tricky for even veteran business writers. How do you explain difficult concepts like collateralized debt obligations or the London interbank lending rate in language that the now-famous Joe the Plumber will understand? It’s not easy. But it is possible, as a handful of writers have shown, including some with [...]
Most freelancers I know have a print background and little to no training using video to tell stories, myself included. But as the media business goes online, video is showing up on more news and magazine Websites. It seems like a good idea to at least learn the basics of using video to report stories, [...]
My favorite place for keeping tabs on what’s happening in the news industry just got a makeover. Poynter Online, the Web home of the Poynter Institute, the non-profit journalism education and policy institute, is previewing a new look that makes it easier to navigate through the wealth of material available there. The new front page [...]