Monthly Archives: January 2013

The impact of social media on real-time journalism

According to the website Media Bistro, and average of 347,000 tweets are sent every minute of the day.  And Erik Qualman’s research has found that social media has become the No. 1 activity on the web.  That being said, there is no … Continue reading

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Brand new(s)

“Branding” seems to be the next big buzzword in the world of journalism.  I’ll be honest, at first I was a bit confused as to what it meant to brand oneself.  That sounds like something you’d either do to a … Continue reading

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Journalism in 2013: A dying art form or a new frontier?

It’s that time again.  Another year is behind us, and despite the bluesy weather of late January, most people still cling to some lingering hope of change, betterment and new possibility. Most are crowding the gym, attempting to keep up … Continue reading

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One day in Detroit: Stories come to life through journalistic film

As part of my multiplatform journalism (MPJ) course, we were challenged to seek out a good example of a past MPJ project and explain why it was appealing to us.  I immediately thought of the video projects often posted on … Continue reading

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Welcome, Benvenuto, Hej, Willkommen, Bienvenu, Ahoj, Bienvenido, etc.

Hi!  I’m Lizzie.  Welcome to my blog.  Please, take off your shoes, make yourself comfortable, take a look around.  Unfortunately, there’s not much to see just yet because I just started this bad boy.  But fear not!  Soon it will … Continue reading

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