November 24 to November 30, 2012
The week was filled with language, publishing, social media and journalism stories, including a Twitter-bot that shames those who actually mess up while trying to tell other people to learn proper English, reactions on the report on “the culture, practices and ethics of the press,” a deal that would sell McGraw-Hill’s education business to a private equity firm and the second year of Macmillan’s Love English Awards.
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“We’re shifting to this idea of what does the reader want, not what do we think the reader needs, which has been the journalism philosophy for years.”
– Andy Rossback, Emerald Editor-in-Chief
via Why the Oregon Daily Emerald is transforming what it means to be a college newspaper » Nieman Journalism Lab.
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Save for “sadistic news consumers,” readers may prefer less content, not more. At least they say they do. News.me is adjusting in that direction.
via Sometimes, less is more in a world of information overload » Nieman Journalism Lab.