The Sun is bringing up the paywall with the launch of Sun +. Having a non-porous paywall is certainly brave (foolish?) and will in one stroke kill their Google juice, social media recommendations and, presumably, banner advertising. What is less convincing (or sustainable) is the price – an introductory offer of just £1 for 2 […]
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The analysis of websites from a cultural and media studies perspective raises numerous methodological hurdles. When conducting audience research using a particular genre of newspaper or magazine there is a centrality to the text(s) being considered. In contrast, researchers of the Internet can often feel overwhelmed by the vastness and global nature of web communication, […]
The Independent asks whether Google News is killing-off newspaper journalism. (http://ping.fm/9pZzp), as Rupert Murdoch has been arguing. Murdoch sees three evils preventing him from dominating the entire world (!) – 1) The BBC (see previous posts) 2) Freebie 'newspapers' and lastly, Google News. The Independent also has concerns about Google – it states in the […]
I've spent a lot of time looking at journalism degree course structures. The following information will hopefully prove useful for those choosing a university journalism degree course. It may also prove relevant to any academics looking at revalidation, as it contains some journal articles that I have found personally very useful. My bias is looking […]
An essential post – Should journalism degrees still prepare students for a news industry that doesn’t want them?
It’s a lovely sunny day and I’m feeling happy, but I took a deep breath and mentally prepared myself to feel miserable before reading Paul’s post [Should journalism degrees still prepare students for a news industry that doesn’t want them? | Online Journalism Blog] . Paul’s question is highly controversial and, of course, the responses […]
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Lecturer at Westminster University. Co-author of Online Journalism: The Essential Guide. (https://t.co/3GZgyLNwRR). Personal views only, except RTs.
Online Journalism: The Essential Guide
- Jellyfish: Do teen girls want “push” or “pull”? March 26, 2007
- Hosting a Jooma! site July 5, 2007
- Reflective practice for journalists May 5, 2007
- Online journalism university courses January 6, 2007
- The Guardian and its anti-BBC views. July 22, 2008
- Local TV – the pros and cons August 15, 2014
- Reviews: online booking services for tutors and lecturers August 15, 2014
- Examples: university news sites August 12, 2014
- Running a journalism newsday (part 4) August 12, 2014
- Running a journalism newsday (part 3) August 12, 2014
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