Posts Tagged ‘ News ’

News reporting discretion lacking in online age

Dec 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Opinions

by Zach Becker Discerning news from non-news used to be one of the key functions of journalists and their editors. Back in the day, reporters were limited by the practical problem of limited physical space in the print edition. Some things made it, others didn’t. While I love the Internet (as I sit here blogging), […]



A call for participatory journalism

Nov 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Columns, From the Archives, Opinions

by Jason McGill Welcome to the discussion! Whether you’ve been with us since the beginning or just picked up The Underground for the first time, thank you. You’re the reason we do what we do. Since you’re reading an alternative newspaper, I don’t have to convince you of the sorry state of the news media. […]



Newspapers of the future!

Mar 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Opinions, Video

Thirty years ago, newspapers started putting content online. Now, online content is helping to drive them out of business