6 Tips to Support Digital News Through Advertising

from MediaShift

This is the first in a series of columns on new business models for news and other media. You’ll be able to find other stories in the series by clicking on the Business Models tag.

One of the toughest ways to support a digital news operation is via advertising. Over my years working in advertising, helping many and talking to many others, I’ve learned a number of key lessons.

Was the AP Wrong to Reprimand Reporters for Publishing News on Twitter First?

by Lauren Indvik

Future of News: digital, investigative or both?

from Editors Weblog – all postings by Hannah Vinter

“Remember when a single investigative reporter with the temerity to demand a decent living… could pull the curtain back on one of the most powerful and secretive organizations on the face of the earth?”

These days are not over, argued Dean Starkman, Editor of the Colombia Journalism Review’s business section this week (he cites The Guardian’s Nick Davies and his work on breaking the phone hacking scandal at the News of the World as a contemporary example) but they are in danger.

IFEX: Joint Action for Access to Information and Free Media

from Bianet :: English
IFEX launched a joint action to call on the UN to recognize the importance of access to information and free media to sustainable development. 77 civil society organizations signed the recommendations that are planned to be included in the RIO+20 summit declaration.

Three common mistakes in medical journalism

by Maggie Koerth-Baker
I love Gary Schwitzer, a former journalism professor at the University of Minnesota and a key advocate for better health and medical reporting at HealthNewsReview.org. Schwitzer has a quick list of the most common mistakes reporters make when writing about medical science, and I think it’s something that everybody should take a look at.

The Evolving Role of Social Media in News Organizations [LIVE BLOG]

by Meghan Peters

What Facebook?s New Features Mean for Journalists

by Stephanie Buck

Mashable Media Summit Highlights [PICS]

by Brian Anthony Hernandez

How Google is quietly experimenting in new ways for readers to access publishers? content

from Nieman Journalism Lab by Justin Ellis

Objectivity v Transparency – does journalism need a new ideology?

from Editors Weblog – all postings by Katherine Travers

What is the hallmark of good journalism? Objectivity would be one of the standard replies: neutral journalism that is not partisan and that steers clear of disseminating personal opinions.

Sharing not stealing: issues of plagiarism in the new media landscape

from Editors Weblog – all postings by Hannah Vinter
“Thou shalt not plagarise”. This phrase surely must be somewhere near the top of the ten commandments of journalism.

Hence in 2005, when David Simpson, then-cartoonist for The Tulsa World, was found to have redrawn somebody else’s work, the paper’s publisher Robert E. Lorton III dismissed him, saying he had committed “the cardinal sin of a newsroom”. The story was reported at the time by the AP and picked up by Sign On San Diego.

Sharing not stealing: issues of plagiarism in the new media landscape

from Editors Weblog – all postings by Hannah Vinter
“Thou shalt not plagarise”. This phrase surely must be somewhere near the top of the ten commandments of journalism.

Hence in 2005, when David Simpson, then-cartoonist for The Tulsa World, was found to have redrawn somebody else’s work, the paper’s publisher Robert E. Lorton III dismissed him, saying he had committed “the cardinal sin of a newsroom”. The story was reported at the time by the AP and picked up by Sign On San Diego.

The newsonomics of Yahoo Livestand

from Nieman Journalism Lab by Ken Doctor

Google will begin integrating journalists? Google-ized identities into Google News

from Nieman Journalism Lab by Megan Garber

Financial Times sees 1/5th of all online traffic from mobile sites

from Editors Weblog – all postings by Katherine Travers

The Financial Times has adopted a bold digital strategy: it refused to tow the line when it came to Apple’s policy that takes 30% of sales revenue for sales through the iTunes App Store, instead launching anHTML 5 App which can be downloaded from the paper’s own website.

Ereader Wars: Which Tablet Earned the Most Online Buzz? [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Matt Silverman

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