You might have seen these amazing photos of a young “Eagle hunter” from Mongolia.
Since we’re about to start talking visual journalism, here’s a link to a story about the reporting the 24-year-old photographer did to find the story. (And how little outlets wanted to pay him).
And here’s a link to the actual photos. AH-MAY-ZING.
The future is (almost) here. OMG. How cool is this?!
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A combination town crier and volcano god, Finke evokes in her readers both anxiety and respect.
A great read about Nikke Finke, the former LA Times reporter-turned-blogger, in The New Yorker. A heads-up: Am likely to list this as “required reading” down the road.
Big and some would argue very sad news in the newspaper industry: The Washington Post has opted to kill its stand-alone books section. The New York Times reports the story here. Question: So if the Post wants to maintain robust books coverage how might it do that online?
“Long defined by its radio programming, National Public Radio is reinventing itself as a multiplatform force.” Interesting, worthy read here.
Editorial cartoonist David Horsey's take on the sale of The Seattle P-I.
If no one’s willing to buy The P-I it’ll shut down or publish as an online publication only. And that would mean a bunch of unemployed journalists, which is why I take the news so personally.
Read the story here.