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Archive for March 20, 2012

Briggs Chapter 9: ‘Data-Driven Journalism and Digitizing Your Life”

After reading Mark Briggs’s ninth chapter of “Journalism Next,” I realized that all of the emphasis my parents and professors have put on time management will actually benefit my future career as a journalist. Who’d of thunk, right? Time management is essential to journalism, especially now that journalism is digital. We have e-mail, e-invites, calendars, […]


Briggs Chapter 8: ‘Telling Stories with Video’

Painting a story with your words is something that journalists learn how to do perfectly. But sometimes words just aren’t enough for the reader. Videos can take a story to the next level — letting the reader watch the story unfold is the perfect way to get them reading. Mark Briggs’s example in his eighth […]