Monday, March 03, 2008

Much to learn but don't forget to tell the story

As student journalists we are bombarded with many things that you need to know as a would be journo.

Mindy McAdams sums up some of the ins and outs here and her comments on the basic requirements of online are interesting following the debates last month over Dreamweaver.

But she saves the best until last and it is something that all the new technologies can often divert us from

the much neglected matter of storytelling. No matter which vehicle you’re using to carry it, your story is the dealbreaker. No story (or a weak story)? No deal.

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