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Posts Tagged ‘Occupy Wall Street’

My (Not So Sweeping) Online Journalism Prediction For 2012

People who write for blogs like this one love to make sweeping predictions about what the following year will bring for journalism. In retrospect a lot of them are silly and turn out to be unfounded. Remember how 2011 was supposed to be the year of hyperlocal? Well, read this and this.

So I’m going to make a prediction for 2012, but it’s not going to be a sweeping one. It’s going to be—what I feel—is an accurate one.

In 2012, social media-based reporting will continue to reach new heights. Read more

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5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Road Tripping with Obama and Watching McDonald’s McSitcoms

In this week’s episode of “5 Things You Need to Know This Week,” we go on the road with President Obama, call dibs on #Occupy spots, sample the new McTV menu at McDonald’s, and… there was one more thing… oh yeah, the World Series.

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How To Cover The Occupy Wall Street Movement As A Digital Journalist

Today marks one month since the Occupy Wall Street movement started in New York City. This past weekend, the movement went global, with thousands protesting in cities from Canada to London and Rome to Tokyo. News organizations have been covering the events daily, but reporters are doing more than just broadcasting interviews with protestors and retelling eyewitness accounts. Many are utilizing new story telling techniques to enhance their reporting.

If you are covering the Occupy Wall Street protestors in your city, consider using the examples below to ensure you cover all aspects of the story.

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