Tag Archives: society of editors

What’s wrong with this picture?

Here’s a questionnaire from the Society of Editors which sparked a conversation on Twitter today.

Society of Editors questionnaire

So – what’s missing?

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What news employers want and what they get – research on the journalism skills gap

I recorded this at the Society of Editors conference in November, so forgive my tardiness. This is Donald Martin, a representative of UK training organisation NCTJ talking about the results of a survey they and partners PTC, BJTC and Skillset conducted into employer and university perceptions of skills needed by journalists:

Gap between what news recruiters get and what they want from Paul Bradshaw on Vimeo.

More about the panel this was part of on the Society of Editors website.

Society of Editors 08: Michael Rosenblum

Star turn at the Society of Editors conference yesterday was ‘Video Visionary’ Michael Rosenblum – the only person on stage all day who seemed to realise just what a hole the news industry was in. He talks about his own experiences in creating video journalism for the web, and makes some very strong points about disruptive technologies in history:

Michael Rosenblum @ Society of Editors 08 from Paul Bradshaw on Vimeo.

Michael Rosenblum @ Society of Editors 08 pt2 from Paul Bradshaw on Vimeo.

Michael Rosenblum @ Society of Editors pt.3 from Paul Bradshaw on Vimeo.