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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.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

DFM chat on breaking news ethics

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 at noon, Eastern Time.

Today we're talking about ethical concerns during breaking news situations. Should you tweet from the police scanner? (I MEAN, NO. C'MON); So how do properly live-tweet curate and aggregate an event if you're not there? What are the necessary verification steps? How do you correct mistakes? How do you go about rumors? As always, there will be #realtalk.

You can check out past chats over here. If you use Tweetchat you don't have to type the hashtag.

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Monday, February 24, 2014

Hudson Valley Collections

Estimated cost of Kingston sinkhole

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

DFM chat on metrics in journalism

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 at noon, Eastern Time.

Today we're revisiting metrics beyond unique visitors and page views. What are the real metrics that matter? Why? How do you measure that? What can journalists do with this data? As always, there will be #realtalk.

You can check out past chats over here. If you use Tweetchat you don't have to type the hashtag.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

DFM chat on developing digital workflows and changing newsrooms' culture

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 at noon, Eastern Time.

Today we're talking about Project Unbolt! WHAT? Exactly! Basically, how can newsrooms develop true digital workflows and foster a culture that's truly digital. If you think this is all CRAZY TALK, this chat's for you. We'll try to address concerns, troubleshoot problems and even share a few tips to save you time. Bring your #realtalk.

You can check out past chats over here. If you use Tweetchat you don't have to type the hashtag.

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