How one freelancer jumped from anonymity to The New York Times

Gaby Dunn

In 2010, when Gaby Dunn (@GabyDunn on Twitter) moved to New York, she had big ambitions but few contacts in the journalism business. So the Emerson College grad created the 100 Interviews Project, a Tumblr blog in which she interviewed…

Avoiding ‘story killers,’ finding genius moves with NYT’s O’Leary at #BUNarrative

Narrative

As online publishers chase clicks, some rely on gimmicks to boost traffic, while others use more innovative formats. During a standing room-only breakout session on Friday afternoon at the Power of Narrative Conference in Boston, New York Times reporter Amy…

Introducing Newsdesk

Infographic-Ebyline-newsdesk

 
To help celebrate the launch of Ebyline’s News Desk custom wire service we wanted some way to visualize the timeline of journalism innovation. The more we researched the histories of the various big news agencies—AP, Reuters, AFP, UPI—the more…

What Does the Ryan Holiday Media Prank Teach Us?

fact checking

Ryan Holiday, the 25-year-old author of Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator, lied to multiple journalists in order to prove that he could influence the media. In response, the Society of Professional Journalists tweeted:
Journalists: 1) Crowdsourcing…

This Week’s Headlines: Movie Theater Shooting, Yahoo’s New CEO

First off, our hearts go out to the victims of the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo. earlier today. Not surprisingly, the reaction in social media and traditional media tops our list of media and publishing headlines this week, even…

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