Month: April 2010

  • Newspaper editors seeing more upside than broadcast counterparts

    It’s tough in newspaper newsroom, but it may be tougher in broadcast newsrooms. A Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism survey done in association with the American Society of News Editors and the Radio Television Digital News Association finds: Broadcast news executives are noticeably more pessimistic about journalism’s future than editors at newspaper-based […]

  • SEO links for news editors

    Image via Wikipedia I collected these links on search engine optimization (SEO) for news writing and editing in preparation for speaking to a news editing class at the University of Tennessee this morning. I’m going to talk about how SEO and journalism are not mutually exclusive. Others may find these useful as well. Headline Writing […]

  • The iPad as “transformative device”

    Bill Tallent, CEO of Mercury Intermedia, talks about how Apple’s iPad will transform culture. His company is a maker of applications for iPhone, iTouch, iPad and Android devices. The iPad application it built for USA Today has been getting rave reviews. Tallent, a fascinating serial entrepreneur, spoke Friday, April 9, 2010, at the “Smart Phones […]