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10 Ways for Journalists NOT to Look Stupid on the Job

10 Ways for Journalists NOT to Look Stupid on the Job | journalism123 | Scoop.it
Journalists are always in the public eye. They rub shoulders with elected officials, heroes, and important business leaders, and their words are considered the voice of the community (for better or w...
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Washington woman unintentionally live-tweets husband's death in fatal crash - Your Community

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(Almost) Everything I Learned about Journalism I Learned From The Paper

A few things have influenced my journalism career: My time at my college paper, my high school yearbook editor, and The Paper. No, no, not the 1994 Ron Howard movie about journalism - the short-lived ...
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Which reporting errors will get one fired? Good luck finding clear standards

Update: A third AP employee was fired for involvement in an erroneous story about Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe, the Huffington Post and Politico reported Tuesday.
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College newspaper fires editor who it says plagiarized ‘from at least 22 sources’

The Criterion The Criterion of Colorado Mesa University fired its online editor “after learning that as many as 16 of the opinion pieces she has written since October 2012 contain content plagiarized from at least 22 sources,” the paper writes … Read...
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iFOIA: One Stop Resource for Filing, Tracking, and Sharing FOI Requests

iFOIA: One Stop Resource for Filing, Tracking, and Sharing FOI Requests | journalism123 | Scoop.it
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press released iFOIA last week at the Online News Association conference. It’s a great tool for reporters doing investigative work, but also for the general public.
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BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti on balancing investigative journalism with ...

BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti on balancing investigative journalism with ... | journalism123 | Scoop.it
Founder of BuzzFeed and The Huffington Post, Jonah Peretti's impact on the way online content is created and consumed is perhaps immeasurable. Wired.co.uk spoke to him ahead of his talk at Wired 2013.
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Why I'm Majoring In Journalism Even Though Everyone Tells Me I Shouldn't - Business Insider

Why I'm Majoring In Journalism Even Though Everyone Tells Me I Shouldn't - Business Insider | journalism123 | Scoop.it
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Two years ago, I shipped off to college, wide-eyed and ready to write. I had plans: I would master the feature lede.
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Researchers have 3 tips to help journalists debunk misinformation

Having the truth on your side is a necessary thing when trying to debunk misinformation.
But it’s far from enough.
The truth alone does not change minds, create belief.
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How journalists can learn statistics through real life, not abstractions

If you were never good at math as a kid, you can still be a successful, award-winning data journalist. Matt Waite is a prime example.
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L.A. Times will no longer print letters that deny climate change

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The Los Angeles Times will no longer publish letters from climate change deniers, Times letters editor Paul Thornton wrote earlier this month.
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QUEST's quest for sustainability journalism - Columbia Journalism Review

QUEST's quest for sustainability journalism - Columbia Journalism Review | journalism123 | Scoop.it
QUEST's quest for sustainability journalism Columbia Journalism Review But in journalism, as in life, the idea of sustainability has been besieged with misinformation; it's an idea that's just one eco-friendly lightbulb away from becoming a...
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The best and worst media errors and corrections in 2013 | Poynter.

The best and worst media errors and corrections in 2013 | Poynter. | journalism123 | Scoop.it
Create. Inform. Engage. | Journalism training, media news & how to's
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15 Things You Have to Do Before You Can Call Yourself a Real Journalist

Think that j-school degree and a desk in a newsroom is all you need to call yourself a journalist? Think again. Journalists are made on deadlines. Here’s our checklist to see if you are truly a journa...
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14 Things Journalists Are Thankful For

Between the low pay and shitty hours, sometimes it's hard to be thankful as a journalist but we found 13 things journalists should give thanks for....
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Transform your reporting using the elements of storytelling

Transform your reporting using the elements of storytelling | journalism123 | Scoop.it
Stories need more than just plots and settings. They should have characters, conflict, and themes, too.
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Public show strong support for investigative journalism - The Guardian

Public show strong support for investigative journalism - The Guardian | journalism123 | Scoop.it
The Guardian Public show strong support for investigative journalism The Guardian Other findings underlined strong support for investigative journalism's role, with more than half believing the impact was positive compared with just 12% of people...
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Kickstarting journalism: Is crowdfunding the answer? - Christian Science Monitor

Kickstarting journalism: Is crowdfunding the answer? - Christian Science Monitor | journalism123 | Scoop.it
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Enlarge. For Jeff Israely, journalism isn't just about reporting the story. It's about making sure someone pays for the reporting.
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Nanaimo passenger ferry group seeks city tax breaks

Nanaimo passenger ferry group seeks city tax breaks | journalism123 | Scoop.it
A group that wants to run a foot passenger ferry service between downtown Vancouver and Nanaimo says it needs millions of dollars worth of tax breaks from Nanaimo to make it work.
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For my students: notice that from the way it's written, this story may well have begun at a city council meeting. 

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Google gathers tools for journalists in one spot

Wednesday, Google unveiled a new home for its products that might help journalists.
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Nate Silver: Eight cool things journalists should know about statistics

Journalists need to bring science and forecasting into their news coverage, despite the fact that predicting outcomes is viewed as “uncouth” in some newsrooms, statistician Nate Silver told a gathering at the Online News Association conference...
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How to cover a court trial: 6 tips for journalists

As newsrooms continue to contract, some media outlets have been criticized for their diminishing coverage of the courts, including high-profile trials.
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Harper's government by Twitter isn't all bad for journalists

Harper's government by Twitter isn't all bad for journalists | journalism123 | Scoop.it
Does the government's strategy of sidestepping the media to tweet its message directly to the public leave Parliament Hill reporters out of the loop? Kady O'Malley isn't worried. Find out why.
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Twitter Direct Message Change Could Make News Tips On Twitter Easier

Twitter Direct Message Change Could Make News Tips On Twitter Easier | journalism123 | Scoop.it
By this point in time, every reporter has probably tried to reach out to some potential source via Twitter. It’s awkward, and often if the subject is of interest to you they’re probably inundated with other requests.
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