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“When you’re writing, especially journalism internationally, there is sort of a lack of cognizance around the facts that you’re not writing solely for an American audience anymore.”
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“Aaron was, in a sense, the spiritual heir to the crusading editor. How do we encourage more nerds to be like Aaron?”
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Want to keep up with what academic researchers are learning about digital media? Journalist’s Resource rounds up the latest findings.
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A new study from the Pew Research Center and Knight Foundation finds that more Americans of all ages, races, genders, education levels, and incomes are using Twitter and Facebook to consume news.
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A new report from the Engaging News Project shows that users prefer modular, image-heavy homepage designs.
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