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Apr 17, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

The $40-million tablet app, which the industry was baffled to see La Presse make available for free, now accounts for nearly 30 per cent of total ad revenue at the newspaper. 

Apr 14, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Journalism is a tough job these days and running a smaller newsroom is among the toughest. Sun Media' digital content director Monique Beech shares her tips for leveraging social media for community newsrooms. 

Apr 09, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Ferri will join TVO as vice-president of current affairs and documentaries on May 5.

 

Apr 09, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Facebook isn’t new on the block, but it often doesn't get the respect it deserves. Education editor Melanie Coulson explains why you shouldn’t/can’t still be ignoring Facebook when it comes to connecting with your audience, and what you need to know.

Apr 01, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Drawing from extensive interviews with more than 100 key players in Canadian and British broadcast newsrooms, Rena Bivens’s Digital Currents is rich with insider examples and perspectives on the roadblocks and the rewards of making TV news in the digital age. Concordia University’s Corrine Smith reviews the book.

Apr 01, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Journalists today are also marketers and event managers. The marketing—making posters, creating hashtags, publishing social media posts promoting the events, writing press releases, cold-calling potential panel members—involves techniques journalists wouldn’t have thought about using 10 years ago, writes Diana Pereira.

Mar 28, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

In the 2014 Atkinson Lecture, David Skok, digital adviser to the editor at the Boston Globe, explains why the death of the homepage is good for digital journalism.

Mar 24, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Welcome to the social age of news, where every page is a homepage, every beat is a site, and every journalist is a brand. Join the Boston Globe's digital adviser to the editor, David Skok, for the 2014 Atkinson Lecture as he argues why we've entered a new gilded age in journalism and what traditional news organizations can do to grow new audiences online.

Mar 21, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

In this age of innovation, we're challenged to learn, communicate and work in constantly changing circumstances. New devices, social connections and apps, force us to evolve as storytellers and adapt our medium to reach specific audiences. Innovation is no longer a luxury; it's a necessity to ensure career competitiveness. So how does a modern-day journalist ensure their own success? Michael De Monte, co-founder of ScribbleLive, says they should act like a startup. 

Mar 12, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

This tile-based responsive design has been rolled out across all Rogers’ consumer magazines—including Chatelaine, Flare, Canadian Business, MoneySense and L’Actualité—over the past two years, with Maclean’s being one of the last magazines to be redesigned.  

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Journalism Online

When news organizations of all sizes adapt to the demand of online journalism, it's not always easy to get bang for the buck. Journalists and media organizations must stay on top of emerging technology to engage and serve their audiences. In this section, we'll highlight their achievements and methods

      

   

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