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Morality, media ethics and the algorithm

At a media conference in Dublin last weekend (@cleraunmedia) there was a great deal of talk about digital and data journalism, how to use it, – with the odd nod to how to abuse it – and how it was in some ways helping refine the whole process of keeping the world better informed. 771 more words

Culture Matters


So Trump won the US presidential elections in a stunning upset that left many – including non-Americans – flabbergasted and in the brink of nervous breakdown. 203 more words


Digital Journalism: Another Failed Business Model?

By Casey Bukro

Here’s an interesting idea: The rush of newspaper management from print to digital journalism was a terrible mistake.

Cyber media was supposed to be the next big thing, the answer to plummeting circulation, advertising and readership. 1,536 more words


Journalism upgrades for election

It’s inevitable. Most of us are going to do an election based story in the next month.

Covering this election is difficult. I don’t envy anyone who has been at it since 2008. 395 more words

Industry News

Critiquing a Critique

Update: After publication of this piece, I interviewed Cory Shouten, a senior editor for the Columbia Journalism Review, who worked on the story. Shouten had not read this post at the time of the interview, but spoke about the topic. 1,255 more words

Analyzing Examples

Happy Birthday, David Burnett


Happy 70th Birthday to David Burnett, a renowned photographer/photojournalist/sports photographer I’ve had the pleasure of working with a couple of times.

He was getting ready to do a portrait of a CEO with his Speed Graphic camera, and also his Canon 5DMarkII. 81 more words

Canon Photography


by Roger Pynn

Until a week ago, if someone mentioned “alt-right” most people would have thought it was some new keyboard shortcut.  We could only have hoped it would automatically eradicate political rants of all kinds from our social media inboxes. 168 more words

Roger Pynn