5 pieces of #AdviceForYoungJournalists

Giants of the media innovation world recently came together at Mercer University’s Center for Collaborative Journalism to discuss media innovation and the future of journalism and they had plenty of advice for young journalists in the crowd and watching online.

Adrian Sanders, co-founder of crowdfunding for journalism platform Beacon Reader, ended the hour-long session with these five tips.

1. You don’t need anyone’s permission to publish ever again.

2. Shoot every day if possible.

3. Your first videos are going to suck.

4. Keep shooting anyway.

5. Be like “hippy crusty dude” on Vine and you’ll be fine.

Related Posts

How crowdfunding is revolutionizing journalism – a... Two weeks ago we wrote a story about Positive News’ offer to #OwntheMedia. Readers and investors were invited to buy shares in the London-based outfi...
Imagination, science fiction and journalism are a ... Scout, a news startup that wants to imagine mind blowing concepts at the convergence of technology, science fiction and business, has had a lot of f...
Print is dead. Really? Arctic Startup’s new ... ArcticStartup.com, a blog devoted to coverage of the tech startup scene of Nordic and Baltic Europe, launched an Indiegogo campaign Thursday to pay ...
These independent filmmakers are amplifying their ... Hollywood may be the film mecca of America, but about two hours south of Tinseltown there is an emerging film scene in San Diego, Calif. And KP...

Comments

comments

Khari Johnson
Khari is founder and editor of Through the Cracks: Crowdfunding in Journalism. He also writes about bots and artificial intelligence for VentureBeat. He has built news startups in the U.S. and Europe for the last decade.

NO COMMENTS

Leave a Reply