By Alok Verma Journalism traditionally has involved a mostly one-way communication from producers to consumers. Until now Journalists gather and edit news, then distribute it to people who consume it rather passively. Journalism continued to flourish this way as the information so far was scarce, gathering and distributing it was expensive and technology was […]

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At many news organizations the role of  “social media” has acquired an important status. Many editors in progressive newsrooms have begun to think about social sharing while assigning stories. Reporters are being encouraged to use social channels to find sources and confirm leads. Editorial web designers constantly incorporate social media buttons and widgets to optimize […]

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