The Big Hurt project from Columbia Journalism School’s Digital Media Newsroom

Today marks the end of the my first semester at the one-year M.S. digital media program at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and I wanted to share a few projects. One of these was an in-depth look at how the recession is affecting New Yorkers. Five different digital media newsroom sections covered five topics […]


8 Must-Have Traits of Tomorrow’s Journalist

Excerpt from my Mashable post today: As the news industry looks to reconstruct its suffering business model, the journalists of today must reconstruct their skill sets for the growing world of online media. Because of cutbacks at many news organizations, the jobs available are highly competitive. News companies are seeking journalists who are jacks of […]


Red may just be the new black in news Web design

If it bleeds, it leads. Maybe that’s why news sites are going with a bright, blood red? CNN recently redesigned its website and went with a richer, brighter red for its header. It had some red before (after all it’s their brand), but now the header pops bright. Reuters released its redesign today with a […]