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    Local Edition: 6 lessons for journalism from people who aren't journalists

    This piece originally appeared in Local Edition, our newsletter following the digital transformation of local news. Want to be part of the conversation? You can sign up here.

    I have been to a lot of journalism conferences this year. It was strange, fun and exhausting to spend a few days at a time just with journalists. One of those conferences, however, included entrepreneurs and people who work at NGOs. 

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    Local Edition: How do you keep up when 'everything is on fast forward?'

    This piece originally appeared in Local Edition, our newsletter following the digital transformation of local news. Want to be part of the conversation? You can sign up here.

    Good news – journalists aren't the only ones who feel like the world is moving way too fast. Bad news – a lot of other professions have already been through huge culture shifts and mostly adapted.

    Many local newsrooms are behind. 

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    'More like never stop' and other ways digital has changed how we work

    This piece originally appeared in Local Edition, our newsletter following the digital transformation of local news. Want to be part of the conversation? You can sign up here.

    On the same day she learned how to create an Instagram story, Sharon McNary produced her very first about the crowd at game 1 of the World Series in Los Angeles.

    The whole process says a lot about how her work has changed along with digital journalism.

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    How has digital journalism changed your work day?

    I should have expected, bringing together a Millennial journalist with fellow Gen X’er, that for at least one of them, adjusting to the demands of the digital day wouldn’t actually involve any adjusting.

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    Is your journalism valuable?

    This piece originally appeared in Local Edition, our newsletter following the digital transformation of local news. Want to be part of the conversation? You can sign up here.

    Several weeks ago, as we started this conversation on what journalists know and need to know about the business of our business, I asked people to share what their work was worth, literally, and how they knew it.

    Then ... nothing. 

    So either, I thought to myself, 1. no one cares or 2. no one knows. 

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    Local Edition: The business is your business

    This piece originally appeared in Local Edition, our newsletter following the digital transformation of local news. Want to be part of the conversation? You can sign up here.

    I suspected, when I asked last week for people to share what their work means to their organization's bottom line, that I'd get several things: Shrugs, scowls and silence.

    That's pretty much what happened. And that's okay. 

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