Superhire 2000 Today's ideal journalism recruit should have a firm grasp of the basics, Web savvy, TV presence--and be able to write really, really fast.
> read more By Cynthia Gorney
New Courses for New Media J-schools are tapping talent from other departments and from online newsrooms to teach survival skills for today's fast-evolving media landscape. But there's still a heavy emphasis on the fundamentals.
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Resurgent Radio Satellite and Internet radio are about to jump-start a medium that has lagged behind the information explosion.
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Slimming Down Layoffs, buyouts and other cutbacks are taking place in newsrooms across the country as publishers deal with weakening ad revenues, rising newsprint prices and an ever-present demand for profits.
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Local Heroes The Firestone/Ford Explorer story was broken not by a major newspaper or network but by a Houston TV news investigative team. It took a long time for federal safety officials--and the national media--to catch up.
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Feeling the Heat When the subjects of negative coverage commit suicide, news organizations are apt to find themselves targets of intense public scrutiny--and anger.
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Smoke Screen Reporters covering the sinking of the Russian submarine Kursk struggled to penetrate a barrage of disinformation that hearkened back to the unlamented Soviet era.
> read more By Sherry Ricchiardi