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Why yes, Virginia, you can have a career in (U.S.) digital journalism

Dave Cohn, executive producer of AJPlus, writes that Felix Salmon’s report on the death of journalism as a career is greatly exaggerated.

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Putin as the Russian media’s puppetmaster

The Atlantic has a very solid article (“How the Media Became One of Putin’s Most Powerful Weapons“) on Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and his idea of how media ownership should work:

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The Atlantic’s new website

The Atlantic has been considered a leader in print-to-digital transformation. It has just unveiled its next step — a real-time web magazine. For deets and commentary on the redesign, see this Nieman Lab article — The Atlantic redesigns, trading clutter and density for refinement.

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