Well here’s an update: not only is that infrastructure now a reality, but it has become much more complex. And as these tools have become more widely adopted it has shifted the focus on information management from the institution to the individual journalist. Continue reading
The second part of the results of my survey of blogging journalists looks at how blogs have affected how journalists generate story ideas and leads.
Blogs and news ideas: “The canary in the mine”
For blogging journalists, blogs have disrupted the traditional processes of journalism in a number of ways.
Respondents spoke of a clearer perception of audience needs and interests as a result of comments and visitor statistics, which in turn fed into the choice of topics and angles to cover. Continue reading