It was a disorienting Wednesday morning on Twitter. My eyes and thumbs perused the normal banter of old high school friends, article links tossed out by the slew of environmental journalists I follow for Earth updates. And then something stopped me momentarily in my scrolling. I read that wrong, I assume. But no.
You know what social media I purposefully held out on? Snapchat. I’d seen one too many of my peers get burned by that pesky little instant-messaging system –– either by sending the right snap to the wrong person, or getting that ugly selfie screen-shotted (I’m sure that’s a verb by now, right?). No way, IContinue reading “Society of Professional Journalists Net Worked Blog: Snapchat Live, Citizen Journalism”
Some of my favorite childhood memories involve a forest, a river, and a realm of pure imagination. In the summers of my youth, I loved exploring this wondrous world of lush greenery with my brother and two of my best friends. We were warriors of the riparian zone: climbing tree limbs, skipping rocks on theContinue reading “The Conservation Fund: Blog #1”
My eyes and thumbs comb through medium after medium, prowling the Internet for the next sensational story, the latest updates from my friends, and the most cutting-edge scientific research. TwitterTumblrFacebookPinterestInstagramSnapchatGoogle … Repeat.
I wake up anxious every day, just to find out what Obama will be doing in the afternoon. Okay, that’s not entirely true. Perhaps my enthusiasm for The New York Times Now newsletter has got me a little carried away.
The art of storytelling and the consumption of news are both timeless human habits, so I wouldn’t worry too much about the journalist’s craft disappearing into the ether, just yet. What journalists should be monitoring (and monitoring very closely) is the method of news consumption and how that news is translated to a mass audienceContinue reading “Society of Professional Journalists Net Worked Blog: The New Mobile: News For the Next Gen”