Tag Archives: Detroit Free Press

In the Newsroom

In the newsroom, it was a puzzle. People trying to fit themselves onto our desktops and our phones. Trying to imagine themselves as us. What do they want to see? What do they want to hear? What do we want to see? What do we want to hear? In the newsroom, it was surprising. Stories […]

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The New Journalism

The clock struck 10 as the students sat in silence in the conference room, eager to hear what the Detroit Free Press journalists had to say.¬†“All right. Let’s get started.” The meeting began, and one by one each department gave their updates. Most of the meeting and subsequent discussion was centered around the digital aspect […]

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What is news

I think news is meant to share important information with people. The Detroit Free Press says they write stories that are interesting and impactful to readers. They say they are the watchdogs to inform people about news that impacts jobs, community, schools, and shopping. One member of the team stated that it is a chance […]

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traditional media, advertising, and the future of news innovation

Traditional news outlets are facing financial challenges on all sides. The Superbowl is supposed to be the biggest showcase of the year for advertising of any kind in the US. But this year, the very expensive TV ads that bring huge revenue to whichever network is broadcasting the game were overshadowed by a Twitter ad […]

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Wait, there are ads on Facebook? Reading question

After years of being a Facebook junkie, I finally stopped after reading this article¬†on Facebook’s implications on the media. I looked on my News Feed and saw the ads. They’re everywhere! I guess they have become white nose to me, which completely supports the point of this article. I don’t go on Facebook to shop, […]

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