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Archive for February 20, 2012

How to Care for a Journalism Student’s Best (Tech) Friend

While mobile journalism and using the Internet for everything is great, it doesn’t work unless your smartphone or laptop are working — which means we have to keep our gadgets in tip-top shape. That’s why Mashable.com created this great list of tips for keeping a happy, healthy laptop.


Briggs Chapter 6: ‘Visual Storytelling with Photographs’

Words have the ability to paint beautiful mental pictures for the reader; but what’s better than a mental picture?


Briggs Chapter 5: ‘Going Mobile’

In Mark Briggs’ fifth chapter of “Journalism Next,” Briggs discusses how mobile appears to be the future of journalism. People are having most – if not all of their content – going directly to their smartphones, so journalists need to keep up with the audience’s mobility by entering the world of mobile journalism.