Archive: Dec 2008

Winter 2008: Introduction

By The Search for True North December 15, 2008

In this time of accelerating change, how journalists do their work and what elements of journalism will survive this digital transformation loom as questions and concerns. By heading in new directions and exploring the potential to be found in this new territory of interactivity and social media, journalists – and others contributing to the flood of information – will be resetting the compass bearing of what constitutes “true north” for journalism in our time. – Melissa Ludtke, Editor Read more

The View From Baku

By Nieman Notes December 15, 2008

Azerbaijan’s presidential candidates debate on public television. Fortunately, the 5-hour flight from Heathrow was nearly empty, and I had three seats to get horizontal. I peered out the window and pictured the geopolitical … Read more