One role of the journalist is to report the news. It is also to select and interpret the information for the reader, especially in the case of complex reports. The best journalism does not hide from the data, according to the Global Editors Network.
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If the homepage can no longer drive big traffic, how can news outlets grow and attract new (and permanent) audiences? David Skok, digital adviser to the editor of the Boston Globe, visited Toronto to discuss the issue at the 2014 Atkinson Lecture.
On Friday September 27, Digital Journal CEO Chris Hogg will join a panel of journalism specialists to discuss the future of online news, as part of Toronto's Social Media Week conference. The talks runs from 11 a.m. ET to 12:30 p.m.
NPR's Andy Carvin is redefining how news is disseminated, distributed, shared, and consumed. His new book details how social media was used to report events in the Arab World in 2011, and more broadly, how technology is changing news reporting.
"We're all journalists now", a forum on participatory journalism, will be held April 19 in Toronto. Citizens, bloggers, creators and speakers from print and broadcast media will converge on the TMX Broadcast Centre to talk career and future.
After receiving widespread praise for its Global Editorial Meetings, Digital Journal today released feedback to give newsrooms and editors a chance to hear about the types of content people are looking for.