Top 3 apps for journalists // week 10

The rise of online journalism and social media as a news platform requires journalists to be able to provide quality content as soon as information becomes available. This can be a daunting task for many young journalists but the great news is there are a number of helpful apps out on the market for journalists … Continue reading Top 3 apps for journalists // week 10

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Journalism ethics – transparency is key // week 8

Do the pillars of journalism such as accuracy, impartiality and accountability still have a place in the digital era? In a QUT online journalism lecture, Kellie Riordan from the ABC spoke about how legacy media and digital natives approach ethical standards in the digital age. Kellie  says digital media allows for transparency in addition to, not … Continue reading Journalism ethics – transparency is key // week 8

The rise of multi-skilled journos // week 4

The rise of online journalism brings immediacy to the reader. A story that traditionally would have taken a team of writers, editors, photographers and videographers can now be created by one multi-skilled journo. In a video from the Fairfax Collection a number of journalists provided insight into multi-skilled journalism. Sydney Morning Herald Editor-in-Chief Darren Goodsir spoke … Continue reading The rise of multi-skilled journos // week 4

The art of live blogging // week 3

In case you missed the ever-present memo, the journalism industry is changing. It no longer revolves solely around news stories and the inverted pyramid. With the evolution of journalism comes the art of live blogging. Live blogging allows for continuous updates on a current event to be published in the one place for an audience. … Continue reading The art of live blogging // week 3