What's Old Can Be New Again--Assisted By Digital Media

September 2009
Nieman Reports;Fall2009, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p20
The author details the lessons he learned as a journalist from working at the social media newspaper "The Shenandoah Evening Sentinel" in high school. He recalls how he connected with the community through that newspaper. He describes how he encountered the prospect of a newspaper's digital delivery of information before hearing about the Internet. He also offers a view of the mind set of newspaper companies when he was at the Omaha World-Herald in the mid-1990s.


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