Tom Wolfe will be remembered as one of the pioneers of "New Journalism", but how did this journalism age and where does it stand today?
Outsourced subediting company Pagemasters walked away from a deal with an Asian consortium. It's now looking for other Australian suitors -- Pagemasters might come off second-best in the competition.
Beacon has hit on a low-cost model to fund high quality, specialised journalism. For freelancers, it's a way to get funds up-front to do the investigative work they want to do. But it also offers new challenges.
To those journalists about to lose jobs in Australia, I'd say this: find yourself a place in the developing world where news breaks and start your own online site, writes Alan Morison.
I thought I'd riff a little on the question of whether this has been a good or bad week for journalism.
These days journalists have to know how to do everything -- video, audio, text. But not many people would add song-writing to the list of desirable skills -- let alone suggest that the newsroom investigative team should get a lead singer and a video clip.
This is the first episode in a regular Monday series of articles I have been promising to write for some time. It is about innovation in journalism. That is, it is about how we might innovate in the core product of news organisations. It is intended as a counter to what I have been describing […]
This is what dissent looked like to the Rangoon user. At least it did until Burma's ruling generals decided that ham fisted expurgation simply wasn't doing the job. They finally found the internet's off-switch on Friday.