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Looking into media’s use of Facebook Groups

The Nieman Journalism Lab, funded by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, studies all things journalism. Nieman Lab reporter Christine Schmidt recently took a look at how news organizations are utilizing Facebook Groups are “nurturing communities around a common thread, an event, or a locality, or gathering subscribers/fans in…

CJR questions podcasting

Podcasts are all the rage right now, and that can probably be attributed to the break-out success of “Serial“, the “This American Life” spinoff that is a true-crime drama told in episodes. Of course, a wildly successful production isn’t enough to make an entire genre or platform popular. Technology has played…

Poynter shares 50 writing tips

The Poynter Institute for Media Studies is a non-profit school focused on journalism. Besides offering different webinars and other educational opportunities, the organization provides insight into the journalism industry. All of their content is insightful and informative. The entire site is worth a read. However, if you are specifically looking…