If you're a working journalist, you need to read this book. It makes clear the powerful potential of the Internet for journalists. At every turn, every story meeting, every meeting with newsroom bosses and editors and definitely every journalism conference these days, new media is the "God Term." `It will revolutionize what we do,' rings the constant refrain. I get it, I get it... or so, I thought. (Sure, the Internet is useful for tracking down someone's bankruptcy records or finding out how much their house costs when you're under a tight deadline.) But what Charlie Beckett is proposing is so much more.
Super Media is a detailed plan for doing journalism better, doing it… Read more