Embedding journalism everywhere: 5 reporters rewriting the career path

If the web makes everyone a publisher, doesn’t everyone need journalism? That’s the proposal that media pundit Jeff Jarvis made in April, toying with the idea of embedding journalists, and especially the processes and values of journalism, in organizations that…

A Modest Proposal: Strikethrough Feature for Dealing with Erroneous Tweets

Erroneous tweets

As news stories like Michael Jackson’s death and the plane crash on the Hudson break on Twitter before mainstream media, journalists and newsrooms increasingly turn to Twitter to see what’s trending. But sometimes, in our haste to tweet a headline…

This Week’s Headlines: Politico Expanding, Time Offering iPad Subscriptions

First off, we couldn’t resist including a link to Poynter’s post about the journalist wage maps we published yesterday. (In case you haven’t noticed, we’re huge fans of the Poynter website so that was a nice coup for us.) Elsewhere in cyberspace: reporters,…

@NYTimes Social Media Editor Lexi Mainland Talks Pinterest, Reddit and More

NYT Pinterest

The New York Times started using Pinterest in early June, focusing on home and design, fashion and food. Ebyline recently caught up with social media editor Lexi Mainland by phone to discuss how The Times is using Pinterest and other social…

Do Tweet Buttons Help News Sites? Yes, According to Nieman Lab

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Some social media managers love the convenience of a Tweet button. Others hate how the buttons clutter up otherwise elegant web design. Love them or hate them, but Tweet buttons account for roughly 1 in 5 tweets from news organization…

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