Go to the Delicious popular tags page and (in the field labeled “Type a tag”) enter one word related to a topic you cover. Then hit the return button to get a list of relevant popular posts. For example, here are five popular items recently tagged “journalism.”
- How News Happens: You’ve likely read many blog posts about this Pew Research Center study that called 83% of the news they examined as “essentially repetitive.” Oh, this was the same one-city, six-storyline study that was blogged and tweeted ad nauseum with triumphant proclamations that 95% of originating reporting comes from traditional media. This link was first saved on Delicious by frasernz.
- There is no new revenue model for journalism: Robert Niles argues publishers need to review their three options for revenue generation. Then, they can “work to find a publishing and production model that allows a news publication to live within its current income means.” This link was first saved on Delicious by Daniel Latorre.
- Cut This Story! The Atlantic examines stories from The New York Times and The Washington Post says to make the point – in roughly 1,800 words – that newspaper articles are simply too long. This link was first saved on Delicious by smashcut_media.
- iPhone News Apps Compared: No, these aren’t the best tools for mobil journalists. Instead, it is a good roundup of 14 sites that deliver news on Apple’s device. This link was first saved on Delicious by hungrymarshall.
- Finding Dolly Freed: When The New York Times pulled a story two days before it was to run, freelance writer Paige Williams decided to transform her 1,200-word newspaper article into this web site. She also add a slightly humungous “support the journalist” button to accept PayPal donations. This link was first saved on Delicious by Katharine Beutner.