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Daily Freeman Life Editor Ivan Lajara talks about journalism, living in the Hudson Valley, language, the Web, cats and even politics. But he shouldn't.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

First tweets

So here are the very first tweets by some members of Digital First Media. Order is chronological.  You can easily get yours.

Insightful stuff.
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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

DFM chat on engagement projects, goals and platforms

Journalists, members of Digital First Media and pretty much everyone else who wants to - are going to be taking part on the weekly Twitter chat Wednesday at noon, Eastern Time.

Today we're talking about engagement in journalism: What projects work? What are the goals? What platforms should you use? Bring your questions, too, because, you know, engagement!
The live feed is posted below. But you can also follow the chat here or here or also here. And you can also check out past chats over here.

If you want to chime in, post a comment in the container or a tweet with the hashtag "#dfmchat" so it can appear below.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

DFM chat on fair use and the use of photos in the age of social

Screengrab from Romenesko. SUE ME.
Journalists, members of Digital First Media and pretty much everyone else who wants to - are going to be taking part on the weekly Twitter chat Wednesday at noon, Eastern Time.

Today we're talking about fair use in the age of social: Can you tweet that photo? Can you use that screenshot online? What about in print? Can you use a photo or screen grab from a Facebook profile if the user is dead? What are YOU unsure about?

The live feed is posted below. But you can also follow the chat here or here or also here. And you can also check out past chats over here.

If you want to chime in, post a comment in the container or a tweet with the hashtag "#dfmchat" so it can appear below.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

3 games to play during the State of the Union

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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

DFM chat on Facebook strategies for journalists

Journalists, members of Digital First Media and pretty much everyone else who wants to - are going to be taking part on the weekly Twitter chat Wednesday at noon, Eastern Time.

Today we're talking Facebook strategies for journalists: What to do if your reached has decreased. Subscribe or page? What to do with negative comments. How to deal with the constant changes.

The live feed is posted below. But you can also follow the chat here or here or also here. And you can also check out past chats over here.

If you want to chime in, post a comment in the container or a tweet with the hashtag "#dfmchat" so it can appear below.
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Monday, February 4, 2013

10 things your Facebook posts say about you

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Friday, February 1, 2013

This week in gifs