Crikey Editor on Journalism Online

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“As an online journalist, pressing the publish button is just the start,” Sophie Black told us on the Lunchbox/Soapbox as she championed web journalism. Sure, the web has its fair share of Twitter hoaxes and sensationalism, but there’s also the chance to create great stories. The public nature of the internet makes journalist more accountable and more reactive, but also offers new tools. As Black says, “good online journalism must take risks.”

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