Monthly Archives:&npsp; March 2012

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How to cover a high-profile murder trial in real time

How do you cover a high-profile trial of a man accused of abducting, raping and murdering an eight-year-old girl? This week, journalists are bunkered down in a London, Ontario courtroom to cover the trial of Michael Rafferty, who has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder, sexual assault causing bodily harm and abduction of Read more…

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Using liveblogs to document Fashion Week

Each morning on the way to work I walk through David Pecuat Square, which has been invaded by Fashion Week Toronto’s white tents this week. I am a pretty avid follower of Fashion weeks, although I do tend to neglect the Canadian ones. Nonetheless, the latest Fashion weeks in New Read more…

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Liveblogs redefine how to cover breaking news

Developing a digital strategy among the ever-growing crop of smartphones, tablets and social platforms is no easy task. In an article for Ad Age, Steve Rubel investigates the challenges faced by media companies as try to find their place among their digital audience. He found that most newsrooms are focussing their energy and Read more…

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WTAE covers Western Psych shooting in real time

When a gunman started shooting people at a Pittsburgh hospital on Thursday, local Hearst station WTAE was the only news company to run a liveblog as the event unfolded. As result, their liveblog readership quickly jumped into the thousands as the world tuned in to see what was happening. Editors Read more…

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J-School Spotlight: The Ryersonian

For journalism students, being up-to-date with the latest reporting technologies can be a huge factor in getting a job in an extremely competitive field. As new methods of covering the news emerge, schools are adapting their curriculum to keep students cutting-edge. Ryerson University in Toronto uses a donated ScribbleLive account. Fourth-year journalism students running Read more…

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