The New Storytellers: For-profit news startups look to harness latest tech, starting with mobile

A screenshot from the intro to a NowThis News mobile video report.

In the second of a two-part series looking at new journalism startups, special-to-OJR Bryan Koenig examines for-profit news outlets, with a particular focus on the mobile video service NowThis News.

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The New Storytellers: With journalism startups springing forth, new business models are being tested

John Mooney, left, from NJ Spotlight, and Hans Dekker, Community Foundation of New Jersey, discuss with attendees during the Knight Foundation Media Learning Seminar 2013 at the Intercontinental Hotel in downtown Miami. (Photo by Patrick Farrell/Knight Foundation/Flickr Creative Commons License)

In the first of a two-part series looking at new journalism startups, special-to-OJR Bryan Koenig takes a look at the nonprofit, hybrid and cooperative business models driving them.

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Overholser to grads: The journalism you’re helping reinvent is just coming into its own

Photo Courtesy of Geneva Overholser

The USC Annenberg J-school director says that there are still plenty of good jobs available and that the industry itself is transforming for the better, and she even offers a little worldly advice on maintaining work-life balance in a career that is known for demanding much from its practitioners.

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