It’s nice to see my newsroom convergence material being re-used, updated and put into practice, even if the author failed to mention the original source, as required under the spirit (and licence terms) of Creative Commons.
The job of the journalist is to question everything they are told. If we fail to ask the right questions we might end up presenting a superficial and shallow interpretation of events.
TV viewers in the Dak Lak province of Vietnam are now enjoying a new breakfast news and current affairs show, devised three months ago and launched a month later.
The strategy is simple. Invite western experts to give lectures and run journalism workshops for local specialists who then make it their own and develop and deliver media training throughout Vietnam.
Story development is an essential part of journalism. It involves editorial brainstorming to try to ensure that all significant angles are covered.