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7 Terms Every Digital Media Journalist Should Know

Understanding a few simple concepts will help aspiring online writers and editors succeed in an increasingly digital world.

- August 18, 2014
As print newspapers and magazines continue to shutter or lay off staff, one thing remains evident as move further into the 21st century: Digital has officially taken over. And while scoring a gig with a traditional ink-and-paper outlet may be more difficult than ever, websites and blogs provide countless (and growing) opportunities for enterprising journalists, whether freelance or full-time. The caveat, though, is that you have to know the lingo. If you can't understand the clear distinction between digital and print, your career may be going the way of the Sunday classifieds.

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