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Journalism is becoming a high-tech industry

Live from the ONA conference in Toronto… Lisa Williams, founder of H20Town and Placeblogger, says journalism is becoming a high-tech industry that is moving toward the way technology firms operate. “You guys have mooched much closer to me,” said Williams, … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Daily Planet rounds up niche papers, takes on the Star-Tribune

Live from the ONA conference in Toronto… A coalition of small, niche community publications can become a premier source of news in Minnesota, says Jeremy Iggers, director of of the Twin Cities Media Alliance at TCDailyPlanet.com. The Twin Cities Daily … Continue reading

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ONA conference begins tomorrow

After a day of carousing about Toronto, being nearly attacked by really fat, hungry seagulls at Nathan Phillips Square and experiencing the tender mercies of “We Will Rock You” (featuring a performer flashing her maple leaf-clad underwear at the crowd), … Continue reading

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ONA Online Journalism Awards finalists announced

The Online News Association announced its list of award finalists today. Us Sentinalians made it to the breaking news category for coverage of the Feb. 2 tornadoes. Shoutouts to fellow Tribsters the Chicago Tribune and Newsday in the awards list … Continue reading

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Online News Association seeks award screeners

Interested in checking out some of the best online journalism projects? The Online News Association is looking for screeners to assist in the selection process for the annual ONA awards. And, says ONA board member Anthony Moor, if you do … Continue reading

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2007 EPpy Awards winners links

Mindy McAdams has used her well-spent time to put together a list of the 2007 EPpy Award winners containing links to all the sites. Bless her heart. Here’s the list. Perhaps now, I’ll actually get through the whole thing… Here’s … Continue reading

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National Writers’ Workshop in Fort Lauderdale

Fresh from my inbox: Registration for the National Writers’ Workshop in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. is open! The workshop, hosted by the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, is part of a series by the Poynter Institute with six stops across the United States. … Continue reading

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NPPA Conference June 1-2

The 2007 NPPA Photojournalism Summit will take place in Portland, Oregon this year, and the speakers list features a who’s who of online talent. The list of multimedia speakers includes: Rich Beckman, professor of multimedia design and production at the … Continue reading

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ONA conference registration opens

See below for an update from the Online News Association regarding this year’s ONA conference in Toronto. See you all there! And don’t forget your passport: Online News Association Annual Meeting in Toronto, October 17 – 19 You can now … Continue reading

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How to win multimedia contests

Richard Hernandez just keeps on dishing out great stuff on MultimediaShooter. His latest  endeavor is a rather funny slideshow on how to win awards. So true. Share it with the masses. [Via Teaching Online Journalism]

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Infographics to save the world

Can visualizing data help us save the world? Hans Rosling, a professor of international health at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute seems to think so. Rosling is the founder of Gapminder, a non-profit venture that aims to make use of the many … Continue reading

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Digital Edge Award winners list

Eager to see who had snagged some Edgies this year, I visited the site, but their blog seems to be down. Never fear, your humble host was able to snag the list by previewing their RSS feed, so here it … Continue reading

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