Is curation journalism?

But first, what would curated journalism be if curation is journalism?  Put simply by Barbara Iverson, it is “the organizing of information filed by reporters into a deliverable packages for readers.”contentcurationprocess

In today’s news landscape, where we have countless “content silos” from social media platforms to blogs to the news organizations’ websites themselves, information seekers are bogged down with too much noise, making them unable to get to a lot of the news that they should be reading.  This thought comes from Amy Gahran’s “The Lego approach to storytelling”.

Gahran further makes the point that instead of more content silos, we need Continue reading

Produce fan-worthy content and get noticed online

Communicating effectively with today’s technologies and media takes some expertise and requires a strategic approach.

Today, a growing number of social media formats, news websites, blog sites and mobile apps provide the opportunity like never before for anyone to be a journalist. But at the same time, these many platforms can make it more difficult than ever before to be heard, nonetheless found.

Did you know that blogging is arguably one of the best ways to get noticed online as it allows you to Continue reading