Digital First journalists think creatively and individually, so this is a post that can’t be completely true.
To whatever extent my observations here are true, Digital First journalists will reflect wide variety in the degree and application of the ideas and views I describe here. But I think these are ways many Digital First journalists think that differ from traditional journalism thinking.
- A Digital First journalist views a story as a process, not a product.
- A Digital First journalist likes to be first with the story or the idea, but likes to link when she’s not (as I linked above to a blog post where Jeff Jarvis discusses the view of the story as a process). (more…)