10 tips and trends to be aware of, as compiled by Reed Eckhardt
1 — Maintaining focus
Don’t lose sight of what is most important to your success: your customers.
2 — “Interactive print”
Augmented and virtual realities both may be in your not-so-distant future
3 — “Egoist” vs. “egotist”
They don’t mean the same thing. Moreover, they are not synonyms for “narcissist.”
4 — More on the environment
The Associated Press announces its plan to beef up its coverage of environmental issues.
5 — Watch your sourcing
A study shows readers find stories built on social media sources to be less credible.
6 — More wiggle room
Longer tweets are coming to Twitter on Sept. 19.
7 — Reverse mentoring
This 50-something got support from a young worker. The mix of youth and wisdom paid off.
8 — Writers’ Corner: Riding the canoe
In interviewing, let your questions guide the conversation. You steer; the subject does the rowing.
Check out the NewsU webinar, “100 Ideas to Make Your Journalism Better.”
9 — Managers’ Moment: Be approachable
Here are eight tips that will help to put anyone at ease.