Contents of a journalist’s backpack

Neerav Bhatt describes himself as a professional blogger, photographer, geek and qualified librarian. Okay, so he never says “journalist,” but if you read his post that accompanied the photo below, I think you’ll forgive my headline. He’s got… Read More

Getting started with WordPress

Here’s a new, stripped-down, easy-to-follow introduction to WordPress — the free blogging platform that also works as a versatile content management system: WordPress Basics This short tutorial is based on the second installment in my Reporter’s Guide to… Read More

Feedly puts the magic back into RSS and blogs

Have you been neglecting your RSS feeds? Has it been weeks or months since you opened your RSS feed reader? Yeah. Me too. I blame Twitter. I get so many links and news updates via TweetDeck on my… Read More

Ideas for journalism educators

I gave a couple of presentations to U.S. journalism educators in St. Petersburg, Florida, yesterday and today. For each presentation I made a page of links to resources, examples, etc. The PowerPoint for each presentation is also online…. Read More

What’s your strategy for your online work?

Recently several students have asked me questions about what kind of content to put in their blogs. At the same time, I’ve heard a few random remarks to the effect of: “I just don’t get Twitter.” After reading… Read More

Now printable! Reporter’s Guide to Multimedia Proficiency

Many, many people asked me to create a single PDF version of all 15 posts in my RGMP series on this blog. It’s done. Reporter’s Guide to Multimedia Proficiency (PDF; 536 KB) This 42-page document is fully linked… Read More

Popular posts (most commented)

These posts have garnered the largest number of comments and trackbacks from readers of this blog: The survival of journalism: 10 simple facts When discussing the future of newspapers, don’t waste time beating the dead horses. Advice to… Read More