Monthly Archives: June 2008

Duff takes TIME multi-media post

TIME.com has hired Craig Duff, an Emmy-winning video journalist, as director of multimedia. Duff announced the role on his blog. He will manage the site’s video offerings and train journalists.

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Electronic paper for newspapers ‘next year’

The Editors Weblog reports that electronic paper, one of the newspaper industry’s most longed-for innovations, could be available to newspapers as early as next year. Ryosuke Kuwata, vice president of E Ink Corp’s Asia-Pacific region, said today in an interview that … Continue reading

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Video-based investigative journalism

Do watch the powerful video about Guantanamo Bay published on the new American News Project site. The site says it is dedicated to defending and promoting the public interest “through high-quality investigative video journalism”. In the video I watched, Steven Wax, a … Continue reading

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Another online only daily in Australia

Another sign of the likely future for journalism, at least during the week: an online only daily newspaper. Fairfax Media has launched a daily in Perth in Western Australia. This follows the launch of an online only daily in Brisbane in Queensland in March … Continue reading

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Expensive fish eggs in London

Caviar is available in some posh restaurants in London. It ranges between 65 and 135 quid an ounce! An indication that some people in this city have money to splash about.

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Dreadful coffee in London

People are complaining about the cost of petrol, at 1.20 pounds a litre. They should complain more about coffee, which costs at least 2 pounds. Every cup I’ve had has been uniformly dreadful, lacking in taste and flavour. And beer … Continue reading

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Twitter for newsgathering

Twitter has been getting some publicity lately, as people consider its value as a reporting tool. Here are some articles on the subject from BuzzMachine, Scobleizer, MediaShift, TechChrunch,Online Journalism Blog, and Journalism.co.uk.

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