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'Digital Worst Media' a Herald of Bad News

New slogan for the Boston Herald: Cave emptoris.

Beware of the buyer.

The shaky local tabloid’s future must be flashing before its eyes thanks to the slow-motion dismantling of the Denver Post by owner Digital First Media, which is in the closing days of its Herald purchase. 309 more words

Unplugging From The Internet

Unplugging from the internet, a questionable experiment: Dan Mitchell questions the accuracy of a New York Times columnist’s claim that he went offline, dispensing avuncular advice to his readers about the benefits of slowing down one’s news consumption. 13 more words


Small Newspaper, Big Punch

Asbury Park Press, a small newspaper known for big exposes, writes Matthew Kassel.

Its chief of news and investigations says every big project needs three components: A human element (for pathos), a new finding (preferably unearthed through public records requests) and a solution or two (for purposes of accountability).


Shootings Changing Education Beat

Post Florida mass shooting: Alexandria Neason says pay more attention to local reports of shootings and bomb threats, which are shifting education coverage.

“For local reporters working the… 26 more words


No, CJR: editing tests are a very good idea. The problem is they do not find skills that would save the profession.

As usual, the oblivious hacks at CJR have a useless article about how edit tests are out of control” because people in the business are work averse and making them take tests is a horrible thing. 860 more words

Alleged Journalism

Announcement: Internal Revenue Service Approves Vero Communiqué 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Status.

Effective January 1, 2018 the Internal Revenue Service approved T. T. Hardy Online Media Corp., doing business as Vero Communiqué, as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit public organization. 411 more words

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