Thursday, March 13, 2008

What are journalism's wonders?

Poynter Online is running the 85 journalism wonders of the world.

It is running five catagories and here are some of the top nominations in each catagory

Story forms and shapes: The Inverted Pyramid,5 W's and H,Nut Graf

Institutions/Organizations: The New York Times,CBS News and Pulitzer Prizes

Technologies: The QWERTY keyboard,the printing press,Internet,Telegraph and the Daguerrotype

Documents: The First Amendment,

People: Edward R. Murrow,George Orwell and Ernie Pyle.

Like me you may ask what a Daguerrotype is.Well you can read here but in a nutshell it is an early version of a camera.

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