Politifact Editor Bill Adair has published an editorial for Poynter, in which he argues that it is time to “blow up the news story.” We need to seek alternatives to the old inverted pyramid article form, says Adair, and find new ways to do journalism in the digital age.
The Guardian’s Roy Greenslade argues that switching to digital shouldn’t be seen as an excuse by publishers to axe journalism jobs. He criticises companies “misusing the digital revolution to effect cuts designed to bolster margins while funding obscene senior executive salaries.”
Journalism.co.uk reports that Time magazine held its first Google+ Hangout On Air yesterday. Time, which has more than 1.1 million followers on Google+, used the Hangout On Air feature to allow the author of this week’s cover story, Jose Antonio Vargas, to host a live conversation.
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