The Six Rules of a Digital-First Newsroom

Course Overview

Title:
The Six Rules of a Digital-First Newsroom
Type:
Webinar
Cost:
$29.95
Originally Broadcast On:
April 14, 2015
Time Estimate:
One hour for the main presentation and questions. Sometimes presenters stay longer to answer additional questions from participants.

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This Webinar was originally broadcast on:
April 14, 2015 Enroll Now
Watch and listen to the original one-hour Webinar in its entirety. This Webinar recording features the full presentation led by Poynter faculty and visiting faculty including Q&A from the audience and resources from the presenter.

Managing editor of the Los Angeles Times, and outgoing executive editor of Quartz, S. Mitra Kalita shares what she has learned in a digital-only, mobile-first operation -- and what you might be able to apply to your newsroom.

This Webinar will offer concrete lessons about how to engage your readers and your community and other valuable lessons on viral content.

What Will I Learn:
  • How to think about content to increase shares
  • How to engage your readers and community
  • How to think about content for mobile publishing
Who Should Take this Course:

Editors, reporters, producers, bloggers, social media writers who want to have the maximum reach for their content.

Course Instructor:

S. Mitra Kalita

S. Mitra Kalita is managing editor for editorial strategy at the Los Angeles Times. She was previously executive editor for Quartz and served as the site's founding ideas editor. At the Wall Street Journal, she oversaw coverage of the Great Recession, launched a local news section for New York City and reported on the housing crisis as a senior writer.

She also launched Mint, a business paper in New Delhi, and has previously worked for the Washington Post, Newsday and the Associated Press.

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