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Articles from Nieman Reports (December 22, 2006)

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A dinosaur adapts: 'unencumbered by the need to squeeze words into a finite space, the internet proved better for me, as the writer, and I'd argue for readers, too, than newsprint.'. Cullen, Kevin 1173
A Gerald Boyd remembrance. Engel, Margaret Brief article 161
A Nieman classmate remembers M.G.G. Pillai. van Deventer, Hennie Obituary 395
Alma Guillermoprieto. Brief article 176
An optimistic plunge into multimedia reporting: 'one columnist took on a controversial local issue and covered it in a way we'd never done before.'. Howry, Joe 1515
Anil Padmanabhan's. Brief article 105
Are journalists the 21st century's buggy whip makers? Newspapers might vanish, too, if they continue to 'dream of past dominance while taking their product and trying to fit it into their competitor's terrain.'. Dietrich, William 1607
Bill Marimow. Biography 264
Bill Schiller. Brief article 268
Blogging news in China: 'in China, the internet enjoys relatively greater freedom than other media. even so, three of the articles I posted on my blog vanished without notice.'. Luqiu, Luwei Viewpoint essay 1450
Capital crisis in the profitable newspaper industry: solving this 'will call upon levels of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship infrequently found in newspapers in recent years.'. Picard, Robert G. 1628
Caught in the Web: 'with the Web, we could be witnessing the most important development in expressive media since the advent of writing.'. Palfreman, Jon 1206
Chris Hedges. Brief article 157
Community building on the web: implications for journalism: the founder of craigslist speaks about online lessons he shares with new media journalists. Newmark, Craig Viewpoint essay 1802
Confronting the dual challenge of print and electronic news: 'to make best use of both editions, we need to be increasingly disciplined about what goes where.'. Steiger, Paul E. 1553
Corrections. Correction notice 122
Dean Brelis. Obituary 378
Debbie Seward. Brief article 127
Dwight Sargent. Obituary 179
Enterprising journalism in a multimedia world: with video, audio and interactive data, the associated press makes its investigative reporting accessible, useful to other news outlets, and compelling to its consumers. Solomon, John 2327
Evolving definitions of news: 'journalists may have thought it was necessary to set the old school aside to accommodate the new realities, but with the new realities there is no new ethic.'. Bettag, Tom 1593
Examining the core of the Nieman experience: the curator explores how the foundation can best cultivate the skills journalists will need in the digital era. Giles, Bob 764
Feeding the Web while reporting the story: at the New York times, multimedia storytelling is becoming more a part of the journalism and less of an afterthought. Chase, Neil 1727
Finding new people to tell the stories: '... progress in democratizing journalism doesn't necessarily translate into more or better news coverage--at least not yet.'. Cox, Craig 1370
Gathering voices to share with a worldwide online audience: 'global voices pulls together interesting threads of conversation and reporting from the global cacophony of blogging voices.'. MacKinnon, Rebecca; Zuckerman, Ethan 2107
Geneive Abdo. Book review 277
George de Lama. Brief article 275
Gerald Boyd. Obituary 436
Goodbye Gutenberg. 256
Goodbye to all that--a memoir: 'my introduction to daily journalism began with a murder. My introduction to Niemanry also began with a murder.'. Norton, Edward C. 1682
Inviting readers into the editorial process: in online polling about story selection, editors at the Wisconsin State Journal learn that 'the readers who vote consistently do choose weighty stories.'. Foley, Ellen Editorial 1843
Jerome Aumente. 355
Jim Stewart. Biography 441
John Edward Pearce. Obituary 467
Journalism and Web 2.0: 'tomorrow's potential readers are using the Web in ways we can hardly imagine, and if we want to remain significant for them, we need to understand how.'. Pisani, Francis 1822
Larry L. King. Brief article 138
Looking past the rush into convergence: as technology drives big newsroom changes, what will happen to journalism? Wasserman, Edward 1532
Media convergence: 'just do it': changing people's way of thinking is key to 'the media revolution' in northern Denmark. Haagerup, Ulrik 2691
Meshing purpose with product: heeding the warning against forcing 'existing quality standards into new technology,' a journalist is cautiously optimistic about the digital future. Meyer, Philip 1692
Myths and realities of convergence: '... news organizations will be best served if they focus on stories--not delivery platforms.'. Covington, Randy 1716
Narrative journalism in the era of the Web: 'once the idea of using footnotes took hold, the question became whether we could use them for more than their usual purpose of attribution....'. Hancock, Lee; Miller, Mark 1596
Narrative: a writers' guide. Ludtke, Melissa Book review 173
Navigating the road to convergence: 'being small and a family-owned company are attributes that have helped us to become a multimedia news organization.'. Gage, Ralph 2603
Newspapers and their quest for the Holy Grail: putting the Web first might be 'the most difficult transformation in our mindset, but we should go ahead and flip our world on its head.'. Riley, Michael 1740
Newspapers have met their enemy within: 'the question is not whether the newspaper is dead, but whether it can be rescued from unreasonable demands.'. Sims, Watson 1034
Plagiarism goes by a different name on the web: a journalism class experiences firsthand 'the slippery new terms being used in our slippery times.'. Muller, Judy 1467
Puzzling contradictions of China's internet journalism: a journalist who has worked in China says that 'the internet has strengthened the power of the central government, not undermined it.'. Tuinstra, Fons 1874
Risk-adverse newspapers won't cross the digital divide: 'newspapers lacked the external vision necessary to see the vast range of opportunities created by the Internet.'. Cobler, Chris 1907
Sights and sounds of a newspaper's editorials: an editorial page editor describes 'a wide-open, creative new world for journalists who want to make use of new media and relate to newspaper readers in new ways.'. Albright, Susan 1067
Smith Hempstone. Obituary 359
Steve Northup. Book review 344
Taking the big gulp: 'the web is its own medium with its own characteristics. it is not newspapers. It is not TV news. It is not radio.'. Stevens, Jane Ellen 2220
Teaching journalism students to value what is authentic: 'I thought by sheer will I could be the one teacher who led his students away from plagiarism.'. Walth, Brent Viewpoint essay 2027
The 'P' word in the book business: 'newspapers constantly editorialize about other professionals hiding their misdeeds, but with this they were silent.'. Engel, Margaret 1634
The challenge of community building: Knight Foundation asks whether the community role newspapers play can be replicated by new media and offers to support those who show it can. Kebbel, Gary 1132
The digital reach of a newspaper's code of ethics 'it offers readers ideas and phrases to use in their criticism of our journalism, which has a way of sorting serious critics from simple haters.'. Miller, Dean 815
The Murrey and Frances Marder Fund. Brief article 248
Tim Giago. Book review 298
Tired of waiting to move ahead: with plenty of ideas about how to move journalism into its digital time, a journalist tries to push the industry past its natural inclination to 'voice the "no ways.'". Overholser, Geneva 667
Toward a new journalism with verification: 'this journalism must recognize that the distribution, the organization, and the sources of our work must change.'. 2440
W. Hodding Carter, III. Brief article 232
We can adjust to changing demands, but should we? 'People can adapt to anything if the order comes from the person who signs the paychecks.'. Zelnik, Joe 833
When the Web feeds the newspaper: the letter 'i' in iHerald stands for 'interactivity, the individual and the internet.'. Blom, Eric 1266
When walls come tumbling down: the associated press is making 'radical adjustments' to its news reports and business strategies in response to the Web. Kennedy, Jim Company overview 1373
Why anonymity exists and works on newspapers' Web sites: 'if we require real names in print, shouldn't we do the same thing online?'. Yelvington, Steve 1581
Will news find a home on YouTube? With little original news reporting surfacing on this web site, 'perhaps an important lesson learned is that tools don't make a tradesman.'. Jones, Morris 1355

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