Everyone: Embrace these 3 traits

not teaching, still THINKING … Three traits that can motivate anyone — not just journalists — are: Courage Patience Perseverance Courage: to pursue all stories, not just the easy or familiar ones; to ask tough questions; to approach sensitive issues with confidence and care. Patience: to wait for the best source of information, not the usual […]

Simple tip: Put readers’ interests first

Basic journalism standards should rule no matter what you do in a digital world. Link readers from print to Web and from Web to print Make content interactive Include hyperlinks in stories Give added value to your digital stories Point readers to helpful resources Post reader-generated material Update stories in real time The reader — […]