The text, under the decisive war for survival

Back when there wasn't much profusion of videos, just TV, the big job of describing realities through newspapers actually rendered journalists with no other option than display their uttermost skills on graphing things out through the written word. Non-fiction literature exponents, excellent chronicles and outstanding reports, were what contributed to the transmitting of specific details … Continue reading The text, under the decisive war for survival

Users and readers, two different cultures

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Although united umbilically by technology, digital and printed newspapers of the same company indeed operate in parallel ways on the current information ecosystem. Newspapers companies bet on quality of limited contents in a scheme from beginning to end, focused on a mass of readers, while the digital ones bet on the massification of users, represented … Continue reading Users and readers, two different cultures

Wider grounds for “free-lancers”

The most unexpected feature for journalism, regardless of the platform, was telecommuting. With this Covid pandemic, not only did the shift toward the digital environment accelerate, so did remote work, a practice that until this situation was limited to correspondents abroad or within the country. The need to confine vast masses of different populations, in … Continue reading Wider grounds for “free-lancers”

A great challenge for the written press

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Every day, video and audio formats become stronger supports for human communications and their learning. News in such formats outweigh, in preference, the text. The optimal language lays on the visualization of images and listening to vocalized content. The newer generations, who've been educated with more established learning models in these two formats, prefer to … Continue reading A great challenge for the written press

The moving bridges between the printed to digital

To connect the different formats and paces within the transition from the printed to the digital platform, it is necessary to walk, very carefully, over the moving bridges that unite them. The current pandemic has made some cross these bridges very quickly, through the path of no return. They migrated their paper editions onto digital, … Continue reading The moving bridges between the printed to digital

The virtual classrooms of the Listin Diario

With the onset of the digital era, the Listin Diario became the pioneer newspaper for the implementation of virtual classrooms on regard of basic education programs of the Dominican Republic. Through its “Plan Read”, inaugurated in 1989, it’s reached thousands of physical schools with content specifically aimed at primary, intermediate and high school students. Teachers, … Continue reading The virtual classrooms of the Listin Diario

The new reinforcements the press needs

Now forced, due to the corona virus pandemic, to grapple through two challenges - the mass of audiences and the quality of contents - the press is seeking extra journalistic reinforcements to survive. Journalism faculties, natural sources of the human team that feed the printed and digital media, haven't had time to train professionals that … Continue reading The new reinforcements the press needs