Are you a journalist? Then you’re a blogger, too

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Hmm. Here’s another topic that I’ve harped on in my writing for a few years now: All journalists should blog. (I’ve especially promoted that idea to the newspaper industry.) As this article — Business 2.0 Unveils News Strategy: All Journalists Must Blog — explains, some publishers are starting to come around to that way of…

Pop-ups: RIP

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A few years ago I remember writing a lot about how website pop-up ads were evil and how I thought that in time, because online users would spurn them, online publishers would be forced to abandon them. Well, I’m pleased now to see this article by The Guardian: Pop-ups shot down by surfers but ‘relevant’…

I don’t write for print anymore

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My name popped up in this article on The Editors Weblog, so I read the piece, which is about the idea of better integrating print and online newsrooms. This excerpt caught my eye: The reality is that these two media have ingrained differences, and cannot necessarily be mastered instantaneously. For some print journalists, the switch…