Newspaper daily deals a mixed bag for publishers

Washington Post's Capitol Deal

As newspapers struggle to attract new readers and adopt new revenue streams, some are emulating daily deal sites like Groupon or LivingSocial and selling their own deals. Given the headwinds facing daily deals companies, have newspapers arrived too late to…

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…

This Week’s Headlines: Olympics Open, WaPo Works on TruthTeller App

With today’s opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympic Games, all eyes are on London. This is the most social media-heavy Olympics yet, but one Greek athlete discovered the perils of thoughtless tweets. Here’s a look at the headlines that caught…

This Week’s Headlines: Facebook IPO, Freelance Income Data

Now that we’re a month into the New Year, data from 2011 offers some interesting insights on the state of freelancing and the journalism industry as a whole. We also spotted some intriguing new online tools and techniques for navigating…

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