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Chat 1.8.2014 How to build sustainable business models for journalism

January 15, 2014 - Posted in #wjchat archives , Web Journalism Posted by:

4:40 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Join us in 20 MINUTES to talk about how to build sustainable business models for journalism with @jurnid + @nateanton! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


4:49 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @wjchat: Join us in 20 MINUTES to talk about how to build sustainable business models for journalism with @jurnid + @nateanton! #wjchat

Anna Johnson
@Anna_M_Johnson


4:50 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Join us in [10] MINUTES to talk about how to build sustainable business models for journalism with @jurnid + @nateanton! #wjchat RT @wjchat

Nate Anton
@nateanton


4:55 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
The #wjchat chat starts in 5 mins. http://t.co/uiuHCayBso #ChatSalad

ChatSalad
@ChatSalad


4:56 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @journtoolbox: . @ONA has a reading list, links & resources for those working on Challenge Fund Projects: http://t.co/RcWo9FpBsS #hackcu

Aram Zucker-Scharff
@Chronotope


4:57 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
In 3 MINUTES, we’re talking entrepreneurial journalism with @jurnid + @nateanton. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


4:58 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @wjchat: In 3 MINUTES, we’re talking entrepreneurial journalism with @jurnid + @nateanton. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:00 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Welcome to the 201st episode of #wjchat, a weekly discussion for web journalists. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:00 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
This week, we’re talking about entrepreneurial journalism and how to build sustainable business models for journalism. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:00 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Today’s hosts are Andrew Quarrie, founder/CEO of @Jurnid (who will be tweeting from the account), and @nateanton. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:01 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Let’s get started! Please introduce yourself, respond to questions & share your knowledge! #DontJustBeALurker #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:01 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
(REMINDER: It’s not too late to send us your Qs! Please direct to @wjchat) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:01 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
PROTIP: Spare non- #wjchat people by starting your reply with @wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:02 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Charles from Orlando here. Nice to see a fellow @MuConvergence face as a #wjchat host tonight!

Charles Minshew
@charlesminshew


5:02 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Buck Borasky, Frontier Programmer – Hacking the Code of the West. #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:02 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Hello, all at #wjchat. Martha here. Web journo at @KPLU in Seattle.

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:03 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Aloha @wjchat, Gene here, engagement editor at Honolulu @CivilBeat. Hope you’re all staying warm. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:03 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @charlesminshew: @wjchat Charles from Orlando here. Nice to see a fellow @MuConvergence face as a #wjchat host tonight!

MU Convergence
@MUConvergence


5:04 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Hey #wjchat, Chris here, a nobody from nowhere. Around to listen and learn as usual.

Chris
@crussellclark


5:04 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
We’ll start with two lightning round questions for our guest hosts. Ready, @jurnid and @nateanton? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:04 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
.@wjchat I am Andrew, the founder of @Jurnid. Excited to be here! #wjchat

Jurnid
@Jurnid


5:04 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Happy New Year from San Francisco! Jesse @SFBay here! #TrulyLocalMedia #wjchat

Jesse Garnier
@jesse_garnier


5:05 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@znmeb We will get more money to help clean up our east side! #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:05 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Hi #wjchat. I’m Nate, a convergence journalism student at Mizzou and user of Jurnid.

Nate Anton
@nateanton


5:05 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Here we go. LR1: What *is* @Jurnid? What does it do? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:05 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Hello #wjchat! Anna here from the @SanfordHerald in the heart of North Carolina.

Anna Johnson
@Anna_M_Johnson


5:06 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
.@wjchat Jurnid is a simple publishing toolkit for entrepreneurial journalism. #wjchat #jurnid

Jurnid
@Jurnid


5:06 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: .@wjchat Jurnid is a simple publishing toolkit for entrepreneurial journalism. #wjchat #jurnid

wjchat
@wjchat


5:06 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Colleen here from @NewsHour #wjchat

Colleen Shalby
@CShalby


5:06 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Hi, Nina Sandlin here in slowly de-freezing Chicago. I’ve missed you guys. #wjchat

Nina Sandlin
@nsandlin


5:06 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
And here’s LR2: How does @Jurnid fit into a sustainable business model? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:07 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat as w/ anything, it’s what you make of it yourself, as a journalist. A tool. #wjchat

Nate Anton
@nateanton


5:07 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @nateanton: @wjchat as w/ anything, it’s what you make of it yourself, as a journalist. A tool. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:07 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
.@wjchat Jurnid enables freelance journalists to publish, setup a paywall, mentor and collaborate. #wjchat #jurnid

Jurnid
@Jurnid


5:08 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @wjchat: Join us in 20 MINUTES to talk about how to build sustainable business models for journalism with @jurnid + @nateanton! #wjchat

Jessi lee Mraz
@jessileemraz


5:08 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: .@wjchat Jurnid enables freelance journalists to publish, setup a paywall, mentor and collaborate. #wjchat #jurnid

wjchat
@wjchat


5:08 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@nateanton @wjchat IMHO that’s a non-answer to the question #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:08 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @webjournalist: JOBS! Telemundo is hiring station Web Editors at in several locations nationwide http://t.co/IpiOKcQoAl ht @NAHJ #ONA13

Rachel Hatzipanagos
@rachelbianca


5:09 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
And now we’ll open up the floor to everyone. Here comes Q1! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: .@wjchat Jurnid enables freelance journalists to publish, setup a paywall, mentor and collaborate. #wjchat #jurnid

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Q1 What is entrepreneurial journalism, exactly? Does it mean we all have to build apps or start a news website? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@Jurnid @wjchat That’s much better ;-) #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@znmeb @wjchat a tool that provides more freedom to independent journalist. It offers self-publishing and mentor guidance. #wjchat

Nate Anton
@nateanton


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @wjchat: Q1 What is entrepreneurial journalism, exactly? Does it mean we all have to build apps or start a news website? #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:12 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
.@wjchat We believe that sustainability requires multiple approaches working in sync. For starters: collaboration #jurnid #wjchat

Jurnid
@Jurnid


5:12 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @wjchat: Q1 What is entrepreneurial journalism, exactly? Does it mean we all have to build apps or start a news website? #wjchat

Angi Carter
@ReachAngi


5:12 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A1 It’s a fancy name for branding and increasing your presence proactively. Being your own promotions department #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:12 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: .@wjchat Jurnid enables freelance journalists to publish, setup a paywall, mentor and collaborate. #wjchat #jurnid

Galen Moore
@GalenMoore


5:13 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@baileylmcgowan The way it should be #wjchat

Reporter Wayne
@ReporterWayne


5:13 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @baileylmcgowan: @wjchat A1 It’s a fancy name for branding and increasing your presence proactively. Being your own promotions departmen

wjchat
@wjchat


5:13 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
A1 .@wjchat Entrepreneurial journalism is about creating innovative business models for sustaining journalism. #wjchat #Jurnid

Jurnid
@Jurnid


5:13 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @baileylmcgowan: @wjchat A1 It’s a fancy name for branding and increasing your presence proactively. Being your own promotions departmen

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:14 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @baileylmcgowan: @wjchat A1 It’s a fancy name for branding and increasing your presence proactively. Being your own promotions departmen

Jurnid
@Jurnid


5:14 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: A1 .@wjchat Entrepreneurial journalism is about creating innovative business models for sustaining journalism. #wjchat #Jurnid

Angi Carter
@ReachAngi


5:14 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: A1 .@wjchat Entrepreneurial journalism is about creating innovative business models for sustaining journalism. #wjchat #Jurnid

wjchat
@wjchat


5:14 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat building apps & websites is one way, but pioneering journalists are also needed to pursue those services/platforms. #wjchat

Nate Anton
@nateanton


5:14 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@baileylmcgowan @wjchat Wouldn’t an interesting concept be if journalists had their own PR people to create their brand? #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:15 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@loolindsayhoo @baileylmcgowan @wjchat We can be our own, what’s stopping us #wjchat

Reporter Wayne
@ReporterWayne


5:16 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Here’s Q2: Who’s doing innovative entrepreneurial journalism right? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:16 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
#wjchat Q1: Using journalism skills to create new products or services that solve a “pain” or meet an audience need.

BJ_Roche
@BJ_Roche


5:16 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Q1 It’s becoming that newsboy on the corner yelling, “Extra, Extra, Read All About it!” #wjchat http://t.co/12YTFDiCEk

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:16 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @GenePark: @wjchat Q1 It’s becoming that newsboy on the corner yelling, “Extra, Extra, Read All About it!” #wjchat http://t.co/12YTFDiC

wjchat
@wjchat


5:17 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@ReporterWayne @baileylmcgowan @wjchat Our work? No? #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:17 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @GenePark: @wjchat Q1 It’s becoming that newsboy on the corner yelling, “Extra, Extra, Read All About it!” #wjchat http://t.co/12YTFDiC

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:17 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
.@wjchat There are both organizations and freelance journalists implementing innovative models. #Jurnid #wjchat

Jurnid
@Jurnid


5:17 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@BJ_Roche A1 there’s more to entrepreneurship than finding pain. There needs to be money for the solution #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:18 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@loolindsayhoo @baileylmcgowan @wjchat if you do not promote your work who will? #wjchat

Reporter Wayne
@ReporterWayne


5:18 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Ooh, it’s #wjchat time. Entrepreneurial journo here- started the @watershedpost 4 years ago to do web news in the rural #Catskills.

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


5:18 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
A2 .@wjchat Andrew Sullivan, Knight Foundation and ONA are among those. #Jurnid #wjchat

Jurnid
@Jurnid


5:19 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@lissaharris @watershedpost Great to have you. Do share your wisdom with us. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:19 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A2: I’m pumped to watch @FirstLookMedia unfold. I have high hopes. #wjchat

Nate Anton
@nateanton


5:19 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: A2 .@wjchat Andrew Sullivan, Knight Foundation and ONA are among those. #Jurnid #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:20 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Thanks! Glad to take Qs from anybody who’s curious about what it’s like to run a small-but-making-it online news startup. #wjchat

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


5:20 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@journtoolbox Whoa, I had no idea EveryBlock was making a comeback. #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat #A2 A lot of us are trying at a local level. We @SFBay have worked hard to build our audience http://t.co/1RPmw7x6Mv #wjchat

Jesse Garnier
@jesse_garnier


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A2 Guardian’s Contributoria project I’d say #wjchat

Jun-Kai Teoh
@jkteoh


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat I’d say it should be about finding & pursuing solid, unique stories – other stuff doesn’t make up for bad journalism. #wjchat

Gene Giannotta
@gwg


5:22 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
MT @lissaharris: @wjchat Thanks! Glad to take Qs from anybody who’s curious about what it’s like to run a small news startup. #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:22 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @gwg: @wjchat I’d say it should be about finding & pursuing solid, unique stories – other stuff doesn’t make up for bad journalism. #wjc

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:22 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Q2 At @civilbeat, we are owned by Pierre Omidyar. We are supposedly an early prototype for a news org owned by billionaires. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:23 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Here’s a link: http://t.co/qwvOvYZ2f8 RT @jkteoh: @wjchat A2 Guardian’s Contributoria project I’d say #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:23 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@GenePark @wjchat @civilbeat I just shuddered a little at the thought #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:24 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@GenePark @wjchat @civilbeat I think it’s exactly about *not* being “owned by billionaires” #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:24 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A2 Tex Tribune, Minnpost. Globalpost finding biz model for int’l journalism. @CTLatinonews serving NE Latinos. #wjchat

BJ_Roche
@BJ_Roche


5:24 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
—> RT @TauhidChappell: Hey! #wjchat is going on! JOIN JOIN JOIN!

wjchat
@wjchat


5:24 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@jesse_garnier @wjchat @sfbay what methods did you pursue to build your audience? #wjchat

Nate Anton
@nateanton


5:25 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A1 I believe ent. journalism is enterprise reporting. Seeking out to explain the truth, this can include dev but not always. #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@i_Rsquared


5:25 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A2 Homicide Watch in DC, tracking every murder within the District of Columbia #wjchat http://t.co/CPm2d7Bws4

Anna Johnson
@Anna_M_Johnson


5:25 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Here’s Q3: Do you agree with the statement “Journalism is doing fine; the journalism business is struggling?” Why or why not? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:25 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@nateanton @wjchat Content. There is no substitute. #wjchat

Jesse Garnier
@jesse_garnier


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @wjchat: —> RT @TauhidChappell: Hey! #wjchat is going on! JOIN JOIN JOIN!

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@Anna_M_Johnson Homicide Watch = an impressive endeavor, indeed. #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A3 that’s a tough one – how do you define ‘journalism’ and its success #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
#wjchat A3: Agree w/reservations. Lots of energy going into great longform, data journalism, etc, but bread-and-butter news is suffering.

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @znmeb: @wjchat A3 that’s a tough one – how do you define ‘journalism’ and its success #wjchat

Emily Richmond
@E_Rich524


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A3 some businesses and industries are struggling #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
MT @wjchat: Here’s Q3: Do you agree with the statement “Journalism is doing fine; or journalism is struggling?” Why or why not? #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Q3 Tough to answer. If biz side struggles, not enough resources for better journalism. Yet audience is there. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:28 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A3 the *advertising* industry is in flux but Google and Facebook seem to be thriving #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:28 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A3 absolutey, there’s still plenty of great work out there, it’s the numbers that are the problem. #wjchat

Rachel Hatzipanagos
@rachelbianca


5:28 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
And they are looking to replicate the success of Homicide Watch with education @Martha_Kang #wjchat http://t.co/z6x1Yd7WTa (h/t @ODitor)

Anna Johnson
@Anna_M_Johnson


5:28 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
.@wjchat Yes. Good journalism is dependent on good journalists, and they still exist. We just need to find the right models. #wjchat

Nate Anton
@nateanton


5:29 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @nateanton: .@wjchat Yes. Good journalism is dependent on good journalists, and they still exist. We just need to find the right models.

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:29 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @nateanton: .@wjchat Yes. Good journalism is dependent on good journalists, and they still exist. We just need to find the right models.

Emily Richmond
@E_Rich524


5:29 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A3 Industry needs to be okay with no immediate turnover, building new audience/revenue stream requires time #wjchat

Jun-Kai Teoh
@jkteoh


5:29 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@znmeb Success with impact, public service the fundamental aim of journalism that doesn’t deal with revenue. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:29 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A3 #wjchat Put succinctly, the whole damn thing is a dumpster fire.

Chris
@crussellclark


5:29 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @wjchat: Here’s Q3: Do you agree with the statement “Journalism is doing fine; the journalism business is struggling?” Why or why not? #

Anna Johnson
@Anna_M_Johnson


5:29 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A3: It’s struggling. News is being sensationalized and important info is not really heard. No one knows who to believe #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@jkteoh @wjchat Which is why the billionaire model isn’t practical for all, but affords a few orgs to figure things out. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
A3 .@wjchat Agree. However, its all about experimentation at the moment. #Jurnid #wjchat

Jurnid
@Jurnid


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A3 Journalism is evolving to be bidirectional. The struggle is orgs trying to build a business model without the resources. #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@i_Rsquared


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @i_Rsquared: @wjchat A3 Journalism is evolving to be bidirectional. The struggle is orgs trying to build a business model without the re

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@lissaharris that means fewer beat-driven, mid-term enterprise pieces that have a long conversation with readers.
#wjchat

Judd Slivka
@juddslivka


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @crussellclark: @wjchat A3 #wjchat Put succinctly, the whole damn thing is a dumpster fire.

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @juddslivka: @lissaharris that means fewer beat-driven, mid-term enterprise pieces that have a long conversation with readers.
#wjchat

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat For example? NJ voters removing Gov. Christie from office for #bridgegate? #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@crussellclark @wjchat Could not disagree more. Yes, there is a lack of discipline but there is great work too. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:31 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat @znmeb without $$ how does Journalism survive? Reporters like to get paid #wjchat

Reporter Wayne
@ReporterWayne


5:31 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Catanify: @crussellclark @wjchat Could not disagree more. Yes, there is a lack of discipline but there is great work too. #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:31 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Q3: Fine. There’s plenty of solid&honest reporting. The change in technology means more innovation is needed in our industry #wjchat

Alex Romano
@alexromano


5:31 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat hey #wjchat, how are ya? :-)

Lisa Williams
@lisawilliams


5:32 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Depends which business – print, sure. But journalism has never really been a profitable business, so misses the point. #wjchat

Gene Giannotta
@gwg


5:32 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@jkteoh @wjchat Definitely, dev. is a great tool but it shouldn’t take the place of good content. #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@i_Rsquared


5:32 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@ReporterWayne @wjchat Reporters like to get paid. Lawyers and accountants get paid first #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:32 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@GenePark @wjchat Yeap, and models/ideas/code can then be shared once figured out. Collaboration among journos I say! #wjchat

Jun-Kai Teoh
@jkteoh


5:32 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@lisawilliams Hey! What classes are you teaching at NICAR? #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:33 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Jounos are by nature conservative about their craft. Change makes them VERY uncomfortable. Does not mean change is bad. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:33 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@jkteoh @GenePark @wjchat +1 for collaboration *especially* in data / news app development! #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:33 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
#wjchat I SEE YOU http://t.co/TQAo6CAc6T

Digital First cat
@DFNewsCat


5:33 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat when money’s on the table, think it does slow things down. Think journalism is naturally evolving faster than business #wjchat

Colleen Shalby
@CShalby


5:33 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
#wjchat @juddslivka Too right. And many of the outlets putting out great stuff lately are not place-based, which changes how people read.

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


5:33 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
We see you! RT @DFNewsCat: #wjchat I SEE YOU http://t.co/7NDPs75fIe

wjchat
@wjchat


5:33 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @CShalby: @wjchat when money’s on the table, think it does slow things down. Think journalism is naturally evolving faster than business

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:33 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A3 agree. There’s plenty of solid&honest reporting. The change in technology means more innovation is needed to stay ahead #wjchat

Alex Romano
@alexromano


5:33 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @jkteoh: @GenePark @wjchat Yeap, and models/ideas/code can then be shared once figured out. Collaboration among journos I say! #wjchat

Nate Anton
@nateanton


5:34 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@znmeb @jkteoh @wjchat #horizontalloyalty #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:34 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A3. Yes. Reinventing yourself is always a struggle. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:34 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Here comes Q4: How can journalists learn about building a business without going to business school? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:34 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@gwg @loolindsayhoo @crussellclark @wjchat I think it depends on your dumpster. #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@GenePark @jkteoh @wjchat I’ve already forgotten about #horizontalloyalty #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Q3: Journalism may be “fine” but there’s a real need for new reporting, new voices, new forms, new purposes. It’s not just money. #wjchat

donica
@donica


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @TJRaphael: @wjchat A3. Yes. Reinventing yourself is always a struggle. #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat @DFNewsCat what is #wjchat ???

John Furrier
@furrier


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @donica: Q3: Journalism may be “fine” but there’s a real need for new reporting, new voices, new forms, new purposes. It’s not just mone

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Successful news orgs have multiple $ streams: memberships, events, white papers…all use journo skills. #wjchat

BJ_Roche
@BJ_Roche


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
#wjchat A4: Start a business. (Only a little bit kidding.)

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
.@lissaharris In a lot of ways, going for the home run is easier than hitting doubles. It’s a Sweeps Week mentality. #wjchat

Judd Slivka
@juddslivka


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A4: Hands-on experience. Don’t turn your nose up. Apply your reporting skills. Ask lots of Qs, read everything. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:36 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @wjchat: Here comes Q4: How can journalists learn about building a business without going to business school? #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:36 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @juddslivka: .@lissaharris In a lot of ways, going for the home run is easier than hitting doubles. It’s a Sweeps Week mentality. #wjchat

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


5:36 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@furrier It’s a weekly chat for web journalists. And cats. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:36 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat @znmeb Sad thing is is that all business need revenue, including journalism. Especially ‘enterprise’/ ‘backpack’ journos. #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@i_Rsquared


5:36 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Catanify: @wjchat A4: Hands-on experience. Don’t turn your nose up. Apply your reporting skills. Ask lots of Qs, read everything. #wjch

Anna Johnson
@Anna_M_Johnson


5:36 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat reach out to those doing it well. Follow the mistakes and the successes #wjchat

Colleen Shalby
@CShalby


5:36 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A4 hands-on mentoring is about it – the books are mostly worthless #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:37 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
#wjchat I don’t do sales for us now, my wife does. (We’re a mom-and-mom shop.) But my first ad sale was as exciting as my first byline.

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


5:37 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@znmeb @wjchat No better school than getting your fingers dirty. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:37 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
This. RT @CivilBeat: @znmeb @wjchat No better school than getting your fingers dirty. #wjchat

Jun-Kai Teoh
@jkteoh


5:37 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @ReporterWayne: @wjchat @znmeb without $$ how does Journalism survive? Reporters like to get paid #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@i_Rsquared


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A4 take accounting courses from a community college and sales training from one of the training shops #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@znmeb @wjchat Agree most books are bad, but some good. Also there are programs for journos like the Knight Fellowship at Stanford #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A4 Read Mark Briggs’ books. J-Lab resources. Start something yourself. Small weekly print experience super helpful. #wjchat

BJ_Roche
@BJ_Roche


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
A3 .@wjchat Consumers are accustomed to free content. So finding a balance between paid and “free” can be tricky. #jurnid #wjchat

Jurnid
@Jurnid


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A4: Read business books and learn to write a business plan. #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Start reading the media trade press. FOLIO:, MIN, Publishing Executive, AdWeek, AdAge. Start going to conferences to learn. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:39 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A4 and forget “marketing” and “growth hacking” – both dead ends – *sales* and accounting are what you need #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:39 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @znmeb: @wjchat A4 hands-on mentoring is about it – the books are mostly worthless #wjchat

Jurnid
@Jurnid


5:39 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: A3 .@wjchat Consumers are accustomed to free content. So finding a balance between paid and “free” can be tricky. #jurnid #wj

wjchat
@wjchat


5:39 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @jkteoh: This. RT @CivilBeat: @znmeb @wjchat No better school than getting your fingers dirty. #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:39 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A4 Use their analytical and reporting skills to research how. #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@i_Rsquared


5:39 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
A4. swallow your pride, ask everyone a ton of questions and just try starting something #wjchat

John Clark
@johnclark


5:39 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @johnclark: A4. swallow your pride, ask everyone a ton of questions and just try starting something #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
.@wjchat A4 Learn that all successful products have a plan first. #wjchat

Judd Slivka
@juddslivka


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
+1 RT @znmeb @wjchat A4 and forget “marketing” and “growth hacking” – both dead ends – *sales* and accounting are what you need #wjchat

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
.@wjchat A4: Seek insightful advice, ask questions and conduct independent research. #Jurnid #wjchat

Nate Anton
@nateanton


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @BJ_Roche: @wjchat Successful news orgs have multiple $ streams: memberships, events, white papers…all use journo skills. #wjchat

SPJ-NorCal Chapter
@SPJ_NorCal


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @nateanton: .@wjchat A4: Seek insightful advice, ask questions and conduct independent research. #Jurnid #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A3 Journalism is evolving. It depends on which medium you’re speaking about but it’s all evolving #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @BJ_Roche: @wjchat Successful news orgs have multiple $ streams: memberships, events, white papers…all use journo skills. #wjchat

Greg Neubacher
@Neubacher


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@znmeb @wjchat I think you need all. Sales, accounting AND marketing. You need to get the word out/grow to have something to sell. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A4 Understanding marketing, collaboration and failure. All things your editor teaches you daily, hopefully #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
#wjchat A4: Don’t be afraid to fail. Failure is learning.

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Time for Q5: What are starter-kit must-haves for those who want to make the jump to entrepreneurial journalism? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A5 a grubstake from friends and family and if possible a working spouse ;-) #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Start a site on a free blogging platform as a sideline, grow your readership, take ads, expand, crash & burn in 5 yrs? #wjchat

Jenn Lord Paluzzi
@jpaluzziSun


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
A4. Understand that sales cures all. You must be willing to create something that can be sold and be a salesperson #wjchat

John Clark
@johnclark


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A5 Go work for a startup. Learn the ropes. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
#wjchat A5: Good skills on an open-source platform – like Drupal or WordPress – or a partner/consultant you trust who has the skills.

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A5 A very thick skin, and a concrete plan of attack while tempering expectations #wjchat

Jun-Kai Teoh
@jkteoh


5:43 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@ReporterWayne @loolindsayhoo @wjchat I agree, you must promote yourself if you want it read. BUILD your brand. #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:43 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@Catanify @znmeb @wjchat Fellowships are great, but are limited & some journos. can’t take take time for school. Book suggestions? #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@i_Rsquared


5:43 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@lissaharris I’m not all that convinced that ‘failure is learning’ #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:43 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @lissaharris: #wjchat A5: Good skills on an open-source platform – like Drupal or WordPress – or a partner/consultant you trust who has

wjchat
@wjchat


5:43 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@oskargarcia @wjchat Gaaaak! I went to B-school and now I’m uber confident but I can’t figure out what to pick! Don’t pay do a MOOC! #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:44 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Ability to be your own tech support, a lot of energy, photo & video skills, an understanding husband… Been there/done that #wjchat

Jenn Lord Paluzzi
@jpaluzziSun


5:44 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
YMMV. I’ve found it invaluable to be able to try things w/o fear. @znmeb: I’m not all that convinced that ‘failure is learning’ #wjchat

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


5:44 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @lissaharris: #wjchat A5: Good skills on an open-source platform – like Drupal or WordPress – or a partner/consultant you trust who has

Rebecca Roman
@i_Rsquared


5:44 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A5 A clear processed goal: This effort/product/story is going to accomplish…#wjchat

Judd Slivka
@juddslivka


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@znmeb @lissaharris @wjchat You have to recognize it, “fail fast” and move on. Otherwise you’re right. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@lissaharris Drupal’s overkill unless you learn enough to get paid as a Drupal admin ;-) #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Catanify: @znmeb @lissaharris @wjchat You have to recognize it, “fail fast” and move on. Otherwise you’re right. #wjchat

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @juddslivka: @wjchat A5 A clear processed goal: This effort/product/story is going to accomplish…#wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Catanify: @znmeb @lissaharris @wjchat You have to recognize it, “fail fast” and move on. Otherwise you’re right. #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
A5: Follow the design thinking/IDEO process of research, brainstorming, identifying a need, build prototype, test, business plan. #wjchat

donica
@donica


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@Catanify @lissaharris @wjchat And ‘fail fast’ is where accounting comes in – money and time #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
+1 RT @loolindsayhoo: RT @jkteoh: This. RT @CivilBeat: @znmeb @wjchat No better school than getting your fingers dirty. #wjchat

Angi Carter
@ReachAngi


5:46 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@znmeb We have Drupal because we have a good relationship w/a Drupal tech. (Adam Gaffin of @universalhub.) #wjchat Relationship = key.

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


5:46 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@znmeb @lissaharris @wjchat True that. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:46 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
A4 There are also journalism MOOCs you can participate in here: http://t.co/IshWmiIVEd
#jurnid #wjchat

Jurnid
@Jurnid


5:46 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @juddslivka @wjchat A5 A clear processed goal: This effort/product/story is going to accomplish…#wjchat

Rajneesh Bhandari
@RajneeshB


5:46 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat re: “failing fast and moving on” hard to know when it’s time to give up! #wjchat

BJ_Roche
@BJ_Roche


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: A4 There are also journalism MOOCs you can participate in here: http://t.co/IshWmiIVEd
#jurnid #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: A4 There are also journalism MOOCs you can participate in here: http://t.co/IshWmiIVEd
#jurnid #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: A4 There are also journalism MOOCs you can participate in here: http://t.co/IshWmiIVEd
#jurnid #wjchat

Anna Johnson
@Anna_M_Johnson


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat analytics. Learn to see what works and what doesn’t work #wjchat

Colleen Shalby
@CShalby


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
#wjchat what @lissaharris said. Big fan.

Ivan Lajara
@ivanlajara


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@BJ_Roche @wjchat Like everything worth anything it gets better the more you do it. :) #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
.@wjchat A5 Vision, passion, focus & reason. #Jurnid #wjchat

Nate Anton
@nateanton


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: A4 There are also journalism MOOCs you can participate in here: http://t.co/UZdZoZerwb
#jurnid #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @stevesaldivar: In the future reporters will have an ethics statement with their bio. Great move @karaswisher & @waltmossberg #wjchat ht

Rebecca Roman
@i_Rsquared


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @i_Rsquared: @wjchat A3 Journalism is evolving to be bidirectional. The struggle is orgs trying to build a business model without the re

Jesse Garnier
@jesse_garnier


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@CShalby @wjchat Analytics are great once your numbers get large enough. Until then they’re a waste of time. #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Q6 What are common pitfalls/mistakes journalists make when jumping into entrepreneurial journalism? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @wjchat: Time for Q5: What are starter-kit must-haves for those who want to make the jump to entrepreneurial journalism? #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @nateanton: .@wjchat A5 Vision, passion, focus & reason. #Jurnid #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @wjchat: Q6 What are common pitfalls/mistakes journalists make when jumping into entrepreneurial journalism? #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Argh. Battery dying and far from a power source. Sorry to bail. Great convo. #wjchat

Sara Catania
@Catanify


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @wjchat: Q6 What are common pitfalls/mistakes journalists make when jumping into entrepreneurial journalism? #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:50 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@Catanify Thanks for participating. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:50 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Stop when no one is paying “@BJ_Roche: @wjchat re: “failing fast and moving on” hard to know when it’s time to give up! #wjchat”

John Clark
@johnclark


5:50 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A6 I’d say the number one pitfall is not having a mentor and a network. #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:50 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A6. You have to be humble and ask for help. Don’t try to be a one-man-band on everything #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:51 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat jumping into this question, and some of my own entrepreneurial work – big pitfall is not having enough money to sustain work #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


5:51 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @adampopescu: @wjchat jumping into this question, and some of my own entrepreneurial work – big pitfall is not having enough money to su

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:51 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
+1 RT @baileylmcgowan: @wjchat A6. You have to be humble and ask for help. Don’t try to be a one-man-band on everything #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:51 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
.@wjchat A5 The ability to tell the difference between those who give constructive criticism and those who are negative people. #wjchat

Judd Slivka
@juddslivka


5:51 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @adampopescu: @wjchat jumping into this question, and some of my own entrepreneurial work – big pitfall is not having enough money to su

wjchat
@wjchat


5:52 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @loolindsayhoo: RT @Jurnid: A4 There are also journalism MOOCs you can participate in here: http://t.co/UZdZoZerwb
#jurnid #wjchat

Rachel Molenda
@rachelmolenda


5:52 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
.@wjchat A6 we don’t do enough market research and we just dream for the good and are not prepared for the worst. #wjchat

Rajneesh Bhandari
@RajneeshB


5:52 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@adampopescu @wjchat Or more realistically not having the accounting chops to know you’re not a going concern #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:53 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@adampopescu @wjchat You can live on ramen or a working spouse or public assistance indefinitely #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
.@wjchat A6 still figuring that out & learning. :p #constantprocess #Jurnid #wjchat

Nate Anton
@nateanton


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@znmeb @wjchat 100%, it’s a long haul, not a sprint, so decide on output. And if you have a small biz you have to pay yourself also! #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A6 Approaching their job w/ an “all or nothing” attitude when it comes to doing it solo-utilize all the expertise around you #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@i_Rsquared


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Very true. You need more startup capital than you think. MT @adampopescu big pitfall is not having enough money to sustain work #wjchat

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Not doing market research, not being flexible with their ideas. #wjchat

Emily Withrow
@emilywithrow


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@znmeb @wjchat that’s no way to live as an adult #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @stevesaldivar: In the future reporters will have an ethics statement with their bio. Great move @karaswisher & @waltmossberg #wjchat ht

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
A5 .@wjchat Get ready to play multiple roles: Journalist, content writer, marketer don’t be afraid to get paid.
#jurnid #wjchat

Jurnid
@Jurnid


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: A5 .@wjchat Get ready to play multiple roles: Journalist, content writer, marketer don’t be afraid to get paid.
#jurnid #wjc

wjchat
@wjchat


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@lissaharris never enough startup capital. Many examples right now both for individuals and big orgs #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


5:55 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
A6. Not focusing on revenue is the greatest mistake. #wjchat

John Clark
@johnclark


5:55 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@adampopescu @wjchat Exactly! But that’s the path a lot of creatives take. #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:56 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@Jurnid @wjchat It’s not that strange of an idea. Think of it as an MMJ for all content. #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:56 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
.@wjchat secret to making entrepreneurial journalism work is not thinking like a journo. Think like a marketer. And market yourself #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


5:56 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @adampopescu: .@wjchat secret to making entrepreneurial journalism work is not thinking like a journo. Think like a marketer. And market

wjchat
@wjchat


5:56 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@johnclark Well it’s definitely the most costly… #comedydrums #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:57 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @johnclark: A6. Not focusing on revenue is the greatest mistake. #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:58 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @adampopescu: .@wjchat secret to making entrepreneurial journalism work is not thinking like a journo. Think like a marketer. And market

Emily Richmond
@E_Rich524


5:58 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Here’s Q7: Is advocacy an ethical practice for journalists? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:58 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Q6. Assuming that what they do has market value. Not saying it doesn’t, but it shouldn’t be assumed at the outset. #wjchat

Jay Rosen
@jayrosen_nyu


5:58 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @jayrosen_nyu: @wjchat Q6. Assuming that what they do has market value. Not saying it doesn’t, but it shouldn’t be assumed at the outset

wjchat
@wjchat


5:59 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Know you’re audience. Know your publication. Know your rate. #wjchat #theresalotoffishinthesea

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


5:59 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A7 for advocacy journalists? sure! for accountability journalists? hmmm … #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:59 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
A6 .@wjchat Not diversifying the work they produce. Again, play multiple roles (A5).
#jurnid #wjchat

Jurnid
@Jurnid


6:00 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@baileylmcgowan Ba-dum-ching! #punny #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@i_Rsquared


6:00 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @jayrosen_nyu: @wjchat Q6. Assuming that what they do has market value. Not saying it doesn’t, but it shouldn’t be assumed at the outset

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:00 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A7 so many more journos have switched to advocacy b/c of less viable jobs in mainstream news. It’s a hard reality. #wjchat

Claritza Jimenez
@ClaritzaJimenez


6:00 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A7 Be open about your reasons and biases. Make your own rules but be ready for the consequences #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


6:00 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@jayrosen_nyu @wjchat if there’s no market value, there’s likely no audience, so why waste your time? #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:00 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @wjchat: Here’s Q7: Is advocacy an ethical practice for journalists? #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:00 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
It’s just as valid and important as a j tradition. RT @wjchat: Here’s Q7: Is advocacy an ethical practice for journalists? #wjchat

Ivan Lajara
@ivanlajara


6:01 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @ClaritzaJimenez: @wjchat A7 so many more journos have switched to advocacy b/c of less viable jobs in mainstream news. It’s a hard real

Rebecca Roman
@i_Rsquared


6:01 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat ethics are a major buzzword like bias and truth. We all know when boundaries are crossed. It’s case by case not set in stone #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:01 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @ivanlajara: It’s just as valid and important as a j tradition. RT @wjchat: Here’s Q7: Is advocacy an ethical practice for journalists?

wjchat
@wjchat


6:01 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@znmeb @adampopescu @wjchat what about the possibility of a sustainable, journalism-focused commune lifestyle? … #wjchat

Nate Anton
@nateanton


6:01 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
A6. Second mistake is not asking enough questions because they assume everyone will simply love/use the product/service #wjchat

John Clark
@johnclark


6:02 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @adampopescu: @wjchat ethics are a major buzzword like bias and truth. We all know when boundaries are crossed. It’s case by case not se

wjchat
@wjchat


6:02 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: A5 .@wjchat Get ready to play multiple roles: Journalist, content writer, marketer don’t be afraid to get paid.
#jurnid #wjc

Nate Anton
@nateanton


6:02 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
#wjchat a7… and not for everyone.

Ivan Lajara
@ivanlajara


6:02 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@nateanton @znmeb @wjchat a lot of ramen :) #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:02 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@ClaritzaJimenez @wjchat Very true, I wonder how many people are making a forty year career as a full time journalist for one comp. #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@i_Rsquared


6:02 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@nateanton @adampopescu @wjchat In the United States? LOL #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:02 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @nateanton: @znmeb @adampopescu @wjchat what about the possibility of a sustainable, journalism-focused commune lifestyle? … #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:03 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@ClaritzaJimenez @wjchat Probably not a lot. #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@i_Rsquared


6:04 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@i_Rsquared I think the job market is improving, but many journos who can’t find stable work are turning to advocacy. #wjchat

Claritza Jimenez
@ClaritzaJimenez


6:04 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Well that’s enough platitudes and marketing truisms for one night #wjchat

Chris
@crussellclark


6:04 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Time for Q8: How can journalists remain ethical when producing paid or sponsored content? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:04 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A7 I think accountability helps keep advocacy in check. #wjchat

Jun-Kai Teoh
@jkteoh


6:05 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Damn. #wjchat in full effect and where’s the regular cast of @webjournalist @RobinJP @kimbui @chenkx @Martha_Kang et al??

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:05 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @wjchat: Time for Q8: How can journalists remain ethical when producing paid or sponsored content? #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:05 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat #wjchat A5: An obsession, combined w a sincere desire to eliminate self-indulgence.Don’t expect others to buy what you want them to.

Lisa Williams
@lisawilliams


6:06 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @loolindsayhoo: RT @Jurnid: A4 There are also journalism MOOCs you can participate in here: http://t.co/UZdZoZerwb
#jurnid #wjchat

Anand Pradhan
@anandpradhan


6:06 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A8 I think the more interesting question is whether paid content can sustain a writer and his/her family. #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:06 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Late arrival. Howdy. #wjchat

Andrew Nelson
@AndrewC_Nelson


6:06 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
.@wjchat A7 It most certainly can be if executed properly & responsibly. Clear transparency is a must w/ advocacy journ. #Jurnid #wjchat

Nate Anton
@nateanton


6:06 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
#wjchat I’m less concern with advocacy than pageview ‘journalism’

Ivan Lajara
@ivanlajara


6:06 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Q8. By making it very clear to their readers that this is paid/sponsored content. Label it obviously, include an explainer. #wjchat

Emily Withrow
@emilywithrow


6:06 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @ivanlajara: #wjchat I’m less concern with advocacy than pageview ‘journalism’

wjchat
@wjchat


6:07 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@adampopescu @webjournalist @RobinJP @kimbui @chenkx @Martha_Kang They’re in the #wjchat Fortress of Solitude.

Lisa Williams
@lisawilliams


6:07 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A8 be clear it’s paid and don’t be afraid to follow up later if it becomes controversial #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


6:07 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat almost all content for publication is paid whether by news org or brand/sponsor. Just be transparent and real with readers #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:07 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Oooh, good call. #wjchat RT @ivanlajara: #wjchat I’m less concern with advocacy than pageview ‘journalism’

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


6:07 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A8 I’m not at all convinced that ‘content marketing’ is a viable career path #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:07 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@lisawilliams @adampopescu @webjournalist @RobinJP @kimbui @chenkx HOW DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THAT?! #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


6:07 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@ivanlajara @wjchat “pageview” journalism is all sales people care about #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:08 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat transparency. Be up front about sponsorship and paid content #wjchat

Colleen Shalby
@CShalby


6:08 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Martha_Kang: Oooh, good call. #wjchat RT @ivanlajara: #wjchat I’m less concern with advocacy than pageview ‘journalism’

Angi Carter
@ReachAngi


6:08 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @adampopescu: @wjchat almost all content for publication is paid whether by news org or brand/sponsor. Just be transparent and real with

John Clark
@johnclark


6:08 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@loolindsayhoo @ivanlajara @wjchat we live and die by the page view, like it or not. This is the era that we live in #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:08 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: A5 .@wjchat Get ready to play multiple roles: Journalist, content writer, marketer don’t be afraid to get paid.
#jurnid #wjc

Gene Park
@GenePark


6:09 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Although we do design display ads. Which is somehow different than writing ad copy, ethicswise? #wjchat

Julia Reischel
@JuliaReischel


6:09 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
A8 .@wjchat Clear markers indicating its paid/sponsored content. Simple.
#jurnid #wjchat

Jurnid
@Jurnid


6:09 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: A8 .@wjchat Clear markers indicating its paid/sponsored content. Simple.
#jurnid #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:09 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@adampopescu @loolindsayhoo @ivanlajara @wjchat I still think there’s something to Audit Bureau of Circulation #wjchat ;-)

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:09 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@adampopescu @loolindsayhoo @ivanlajara @wjchat what about other metrics? Engagement instead of just pageview? #wjchat

Jun-Kai Teoh
@jkteoh


6:09 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@adampopescu @loolindsayhoo @ivanlajara @wjchat Journalists need to collaborate with ad sales about other value propositions. #wjchat

Emily Withrow
@emilywithrow


6:09 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Q7J Is the View from Nowhere an ethical stance for journalists to take? #wjchat

Jay Rosen
@jayrosen_nyu


6:10 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
.@wjchat A8 Transparency is a start, but it’s not a catchall. Conscious, reasoned decisions are also a must. #Jurnid #wjchat

Nate Anton
@nateanton


6:10 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@adampopescu Um @Martha_Kang is driving this bus tonight!! Many thanks to her!! #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:10 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @jayrosen_nyu: @wjchat Q7J Is the View from Nowhere an ethical stance for journalists to take? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:10 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @jayrosen_nyu: @wjchat Q7J Is the View from Nowhere an ethical stance for journalists to take? #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:10 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @wjchat: Time for Q8: How can journalists remain ethical when producing paid or sponsored content? #wjchat

Claudia Cruz
@ccruz


6:10 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: A8 .@wjchat Clear markers indicating its paid/sponsored content. Simple.
#jurnid #wjchat

Claudia Cruz
@ccruz


6:11 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@jayrosen_nyu @wjchat sounds to me like the difference between neutrality and objectivity #wjchat

Jun-Kai Teoh
@jkteoh


6:11 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Goes for all things. If you spill the milk…man up RT @CShalby @wjchat transparency. Be up front about sponsorship and paid content #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:11 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @nateanton: .@wjchat A8 Transparency is a start, but it’s not a catchall. Conscious, reasoned decisions are also a must. #Jurnid #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:11 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Give ’em something more valuable to sell “@loolindsayhoo: @ivanlajara @wjchat pageview journalism is all sales people care about #wjchat”

John Clark
@johnclark


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@adampopescu @loolindsayhoo @wjchat but those revenues are dwindling, and fast. Community-building (time on site) are key onward. #wjchat

Ivan Lajara
@ivanlajara


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @johnclark Give ’em something more valuable to sell “@loolindsayhoo: @wjchat pageview journalism is all sales people care about #wjchat”

Andrew Nelson
@AndrewC_Nelson


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@loolindsayhoo @adampopescu @ivanlajara @wjchat They’re partnered with Twitter #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@adampopescu @CShalby @wjchat Kiiiinda think “Man up” should be #wjchat’s new (first?) slogan.

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
#wjchat A8: I think Atlantic flap showed it’s not enough to be transparent. Writing sponsored content that makes ppl go ‘hmm’ is unwise.

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @johnclark: Give ’em something more valuable to sell “@loolindsayhoo: @ivanlajara @wjchat pageview journalism is all sales people care a

Lisa Williams
@lisawilliams


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@baileylmcgowan @wjchat I second that, especially the follow up point. #wjchat

Nate Anton
@nateanton


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
.@wjchat A8: Journalists should be transparent and accountable. #wjchat

Rajneesh Bhandari
@RajneeshB


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat journalists shouldn’t write those, influences your regular writing, the state of mind. #wjchat

Roeland
@r0eland


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@ClaritzaJimenez True & advocacy work could be a pretty good trade off for journos. w/ skills & passion for a certain area of work. #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@i_Rsquared


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @nateanton: .@wjchat A8 Transparency is a start, but it’s not a catchall. Conscious, reasoned decisions are also a must. #Jurnid #wjchat

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@znmeb @adampopescu @loolindsayhoo @wjchat page views does not equal circ. Engagement on site is better metric. #wjchat

Ivan Lajara
@ivanlajara


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@Martha_Kang @CShalby didn’t have enough character to add “woman up” also. Thought I would come off as sexist, but hey, go me ;) #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
+1 RT @baileylmcgowan: @wjchat A8 be clear it’s paid and don’t be afraid to follow up later if it becomes controversial #wjchat

Jun-Kai Teoh
@jkteoh


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Q9 is a two-parter. Here we go. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:14 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Q9A How can we make a sustainable business model for high-quality journalism? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:14 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@emilywithrow @loolindsayhoo @ivanlajara @wjchat hard to break church and state of ads/ed in tradit news format and for good reason #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:14 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat #wjchat do sponsored content and access journalism have a shared border?

Lisa Williams
@lisawilliams


6:14 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @wjchat: Q9A How can we make a sustainable business model for high-quality journalism? #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:15 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A9A There’s no “one sustainable business model” for anything #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:15 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@adampopescu @Martha_Kang “journalist up” covers everybody…hmm #wjchat

Colleen Shalby
@CShalby


6:15 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@ivanlajara @znmeb @loolindsayhoo @jkteoh agreed, it is all about engagement. Goes hand in hand with views though as good sm -> site #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:16 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Why is “sustainable” the goal for the business model? Can we aim higher? Should we? #wjchat

Julia Reischel
@JuliaReischel


6:16 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Q9A. I am watching Andrew Sullivan’s site to see if it works, but that isn’t a trad news site.
#wjchat

Andrew Nelson
@AndrewC_Nelson


6:16 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
#wjchat A9A: Work in progress, but it’s got to start with building trust for a dedicated audience that cares about what you do.

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


6:16 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @znmeb: @wjchat A9A There’s no “one sustainable business model” for anything #wjchat

John Clark
@johnclark


6:16 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Martha_Kang: Oooh, good call. #wjchat RT @ivanlajara: #wjchat I’m less concern with advocacy than pageview ‘journalism’

Emilie R. Saunders
@EmilieRSaunders


6:16 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@CShalby mmm doesn’t quite roll of the tongue…but if @Martha_Kang ROTFL I’m ok with it #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:16 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @lissaharris: #wjchat A9A: Work in progress, but it’s got to start with building trust for a dedicated audience that cares about what yo

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:16 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A9A: The business model is “go out and get some money.” Be prepared to hustle. Sales and marketing is work, not magic. #wjchat

Lisa Williams
@lisawilliams


6:17 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @JuliaReischel: @wjchat Why is “sustainable” the goal for the business model? Can we aim higher? Should we? #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:17 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
A9 .@wjchat Going forward sustainability is a mix of entertainment and high-quality journalism side-by-side.
#jurnid #wjchat

Jurnid
@Jurnid


6:17 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: A9 .@wjchat Going forward sustainability is a mix of entertainment and high-quality journalism side-by-side.
#jurnid #wjch

wjchat
@wjchat


6:17 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Our publisher, folks. :) RT @JuliaReischel Why is “sustainable” the goal for the business model? Can we aim higher? Should we? #wjchat

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


6:17 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@adampopescu @znmeb @loolindsayhoo @jkteoh I don’t oppose chicken nuggets to get people in. But you better have some broccoli. #wjchat

Ivan Lajara
@ivanlajara


6:17 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Q9A: Transparent with numbers, metered view, high quality op-ed. #wjchat

Andrew Nelson
@AndrewC_Nelson


6:17 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @juddslivka: .@wjchat A5 The ability to tell the difference between those who give constructive criticism and those who are negative peo

janet saidi
@theradiogirl


6:17 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Sustainable business is like having a functioning garden. Keep watering it everyday, love it, sing to it. Every seed is diff #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:17 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@Martha_Kang @lisawilliams @adampopescu @RobinJP @kimbui @chenkx Dang! At Poynter so I am out of pocket. Miss y’all. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:17 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A9A Teach investors that high-quality = more page views = more contact with the population #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


6:18 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@JuliaReischel @wjchat Well – sustainable is appropriate for a non-profit #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:18 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @adampopescu: @wjchat Sustainable business is like having a functioning garden. Keep watering it everyday, love it, sing to it. Every se

wjchat
@wjchat


6:18 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@ivanlajara @adampopescu @znmeb @loolindsayhoo Bringing up food smack dab during dinner time, that’s… evil. #wjchat

Jun-Kai Teoh
@jkteoh


6:18 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @nateanton: .@wjchat A8 Transparency is a start, but it’s not a catchall. Conscious, reasoned decisions are also a must. #Jurnid #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@i_Rsquared


6:18 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Aaaannd Q9B: Is collaboration the key to sustainability in these pinched times? What are some tradeoffs? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:18 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @baileylmcgowan @wjchat A9A Teach investors that high-quality = more page views = more contact with the population #wjchat

Andrew Nelson
@AndrewC_Nelson


6:19 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @adampopescu: @wjchat Sustainable business is like having a functioning garden. Keep watering it everyday, love it, sing to it. Every se

Nuran Alteir
@whatnuransaid


6:19 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@webjournalist @Martha_Kang @adampopescu @RobinJP @kimbui @chenkx Wait, Poynter is out of the #wjchat pocket? Burn!

Lisa Williams
@lisawilliams


6:19 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Q9B IMHO collaboration is necessary but not sufficient #mathgeek #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:19 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @znmeb: @wjchat Q9B IMHO collaboration is necessary but not sufficient #mathgeek #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@JuliaReischel @wjchat “Sustainable” is your baseline goal, anything after that is gravy to your turkey! #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Collaboration doesn’t produce revenue all on its own, though. #wjchat

Lisa Williams
@lisawilliams


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@adampopescu @Martha_Kang true true…I’ll counter offer w/ “Journo up,” but that’s the best I’ve got #wjchat

Colleen Shalby
@CShalby


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A9B The NSA story is a collaboration, for example, but that’s not why it’s a story ;-) #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @wjchat: Aaaannd Q9B: Is collaboration the key to sustainability in these pinched times? What are some tradeoffs? #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat My take from experience: being real and making some concesions not in quality but in type. Not all has 2b hard news #wjchat

Claudia Cruz
@ccruz


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
#wjchat A9B: We’ve found collaboration often looks better on paper than in practice. (Except @ivanlajara and @universalhub: XOXO you guys.)

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
.@wjchat A9A: “A sustainable business model for high-quality journalism” that’s what we are all looking for. #wjchat

Rajneesh Bhandari
@RajneeshB


6:21 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat media should keep buying stories from specialized freelance journalists, they get those small pearls #wjchat

Roeland
@r0eland


6:21 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@znmeb @wjchat Nonprofits need to grow, too, right? #wjchat

Julia Reischel
@JuliaReischel


6:21 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
#wjchat A9B: Collaboration when you’ve got different goals leads to a lot of wheel-spinning and time getting squandered.

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


6:21 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@lissaharris @ivanlajara @universalhub Well – we’ll see who gets Pulitzers, won’t we? #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:22 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@JuliaReischel @wjchat They need to compete for donors but not necessarily to grow #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:22 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@emilywithrow @adampopescu @loolindsayhoo @wjchat transparency is your friend. #wjchat

Ivan Lajara
@ivanlajara


6:22 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @lissaharris: #wjchat A9B: We’ve found collaboration often looks better on paper than in practice. (Except @ivanlajara and @universalhub

Ivan Lajara
@ivanlajara


6:22 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A9B Definitely key. There’s enough money out there to be earned. Collaboration fosters growth & community. Like #wjchat

Jun-Kai Teoh
@jkteoh


6:22 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @r0eland: @wjchat media should keep buying stories from specialized freelance journalists, they get those small pearls #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:23 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat key to sustainability now or 100 years from now is a mix of talent, follow through, reporting skill and degree of help/luck #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:23 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A9A Report quality news & aim where the readership is. #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@i_Rsquared


6:23 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @i_Rsquared: @wjchat A9A Report quality news & aim where the readership is. #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:24 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@kimbui @webjournalist @Martha_Kang @lisawilliams @RobinJP @chenkx missing meaning of the @Poynter reference but what the hell… #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:24 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A9B Collaborate when you’re not the expert but try to educate yourself as well. Give and take #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


6:25 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
A9A @wjchat diversify offerings. Historically, haven’t our models included more than pure journalism? Why stop now? #wjchat

John Clark
@johnclark


6:25 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @wjchat: Aaaannd Q9B: Is collaboration the key to sustainability in these pinched times? What are some tradeoffs? #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:25 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
.@wjchat A9B: Collaboration has the potential to do wonders. Even if that means collaboration on the business & technical side #wjchat

Nate Anton
@nateanton


6:25 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @johnclark: A9A @wjchat diversify offerings. Historically, haven’t our models included more than pure journalism? Why stop now? #wjchat

Lisa Williams
@lisawilliams


6:25 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
And here’s our final question. Q10 What do you think is the next step for the business of journalism? Predictions? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @nateanton: .@wjchat A9B: Collaboration has the potential to do wonders. Even if that means collaboration on the business & technical si

Gene Park
@GenePark


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @baileylmcgowan: @wjchat A9B Collaborate when you’re not the expert but try to educate yourself as well. Give and take #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@RajneeshB Hi Rajnesh, I just got back from a month in Nepal – fabulous country!!! #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@nateanton @wjchat I’m talking collaboration between orgs. Collaboration *in* an org is assumed!!!!! #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @r0eland: @wjchat media should keep buying stories from specialized freelance journalists, they get those small pearls #wjchat

Fernando R. Cabigao
@erdhs_rasalan


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Collaboration is a big fundamental of modern journalism, irrespective of degree of expertise. It has signiicant advantages. #wjchat

Saleem Khan
@SaleemChat


6:27 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@nateanton @wjchat if your reporters, sales, accounting and IT aren’t on the same page you’re #hosed #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:27 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
#wjchat A9B In org-to-org collaboration as in life: Be careful who you get into bed with.

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


6:27 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat collaboration works when the end goal is the same #wjchat

Colleen Shalby
@CShalby


6:28 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
.@wjchat A9B Collaboration with peers, brands and non profits will help extend your personal brand. Think like a marketer. #jurnid #wjchat

Jurnid
@Jurnid


6:28 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat More news organizations moving towards member-supported models (or merging with those that do) #wjchat

Lisa Williams
@lisawilliams


6:28 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @znmeb: @nateanton @wjchat I’m talking collaboration between orgs. Collaboration *in* an org is assumed!!!!! #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@i_Rsquared


6:28 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: .@wjchat A9B Collaboration with peers, brands and non profits will help extend your personal brand. Think like a marketer. #jur

wjchat
@wjchat


6:28 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@znmeb @wjchat Agreed that NGOs don’t necessarily have to grow. In fact, no business, for-or-non-profit, does. But *should* it? #wjchat

Julia Reischel
@JuliaReischel


6:28 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @lisawilliams: @wjchat More news organizations moving towards member-supported models (or merging with those that do) #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:28 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Dang it! Got off work late and missed #wjchat! Sorry people! Will join next week! What was best thing learned in tonight’s chat?

Josh Frigerio
@JoshFrigerio


6:28 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat What’s next for journalism? That truly is the million dollar question. #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:28 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
#wjchat gotta run. Good convo!

Ivan Lajara
@ivanlajara


6:28 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@lisawilliams @wjchat At @civilbeat, we are “subscriber supported!” But our paywall isn’t hard. #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


6:28 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: .@wjchat A9B Collaboration with peers, brands and non profits will help extend your personal brand. Think like a marketer. #jur

Josh Frigerio
@JoshFrigerio


6:29 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat what’s next: more tumult, more upheaval, more hope, more doubt, more content, more content, more content. And more content. #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:29 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@adampopescu @wjchat Or $250M in the case of the Washington Post ;-) #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:29 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A10 Collaboration with readers and moving toward smaller and smaller niches #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


6:30 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@adampopescu @wjchat And robots writing earthquake stories #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:30 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat happening already, readers subscribing directly to journalists, reading only what they like, cutting media orgs out #wjchat

Roeland
@r0eland


6:30 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Yes. I can see that. RT @baileylmcgowan @wjchat A10 Collaboration with readers and moving toward smaller and smaller niches #wjchat

Andrew Nelson
@AndrewC_Nelson


6:30 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat it’s almost unpredictable in a way. But I would have to say lots of web based and data driven journalism #wjchat

Sonja Carlson
@sonycarlson


6:30 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
How time flies. That’s 90 minutes, which wraps up this week’s #wjchat.

wjchat
@wjchat


6:31 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @sonycarlson: @wjchat it’s almost unpredictable in a way. But I would have to say lots of web based and data driven journalism #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:31 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Q10 Realizing that separation of church and state also meant no seat at the table when the key decisions were made. #wjchat

Jay Rosen
@jayrosen_nyu


6:31 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat A9A Collaboration is useful no matter the climate-but no shady insider trading type nonsense. #wjchat

Rebecca Roman
@i_Rsquared


6:31 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@sonycarlson @wjchat And MOAR ROBOTZ ;-) #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:31 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Huge thanks to this week’s hosts @jurnid + @nateanton for sharing their knowledge on entrepreneurial journalism! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:31 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@adampopescu Hi Adam, good to know you enjoyed Nepal and happy to get connected through #wjchat. Thanks @wjchat.

Rajneesh Bhandari
@RajneeshB


6:31 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat Off to spend quality time with the family. Social media fix satiated. Later #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:31 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @jayrosen_nyu: @wjchat Q10 Realizing that separation of church and state also meant no seat at the table when the key decisions were mad

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:32 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Ouch, yes. MT @jayrosen_nyu Q10 Separation of church and state also meant no seat at the table when the key decisions were made. #wjchat

Lissa Harris
@lissaharris


6:32 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @adampopescu: @RajneeshB Hi Rajnesh, I just got back from a month in Nepal – fabulous country!!! #wjchat

Rajneesh Bhandari
@RajneeshB


6:32 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
And thanks to everyone who participated, including @DFNewsCat. See you next Wednesday at 5 PST for another great #wjchat!

wjchat
@wjchat


6:32 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@znmeb @adampopescu @wjchat Robots eh?! I would like to know how @narrativesci’s & @KJ_Hammond’s Quill works! #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:32 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@jayrosen_nyu @wjchat That’s not unique to the ‘journalism’ industry. Lots of folks have no seat at the decision making table #wjchat

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:32 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Pitch a host or topic to #wjchat : http://t.co/vcsqlhZwRt

wjchat
@wjchat


6:33 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat collaboration has to be one of the next steps. Power in numbers #wjchat

Colleen Shalby
@CShalby


6:33 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@lissaharris Unless it’s your wife. #wjchat. Speaking of, g’night wjchatters.

Julia Reischel
@JuliaReischel


6:33 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @wjchat: And thanks to everyone who participated, including @DFNewsCat. See you next Wednesday at 5 PST for another great #wjchat!

Digital First cat
@DFNewsCat


6:33 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @znmeb: @sonycarlson @wjchat And MOAR ROBOTZ ;-) #wjchat

Sonja Carlson
@sonycarlson


6:34 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
A10 .@wjchat Produce for mobile consumption. Keep people and not just data/analytics at the center of your work.
#jurnid #wjchat

Jurnid
@Jurnid


6:34 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: A10 .@wjchat Produce for mobile consumption. Keep people and not just data/analytics at the center of your work.
#jurnid #wj

wjchat
@wjchat


6:34 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: A10 .@wjchat Produce for mobile consumption. Keep people and not just data/analytics at the center of your work.
#jurnid #wj

M. Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:35 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @wjchat: Huge thanks to this week’s hosts @jurnid + @nateanton for sharing their knowledge on entrepreneurial journalism! #wjchat

Jurnid
@Jurnid


6:35 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
#wjchat Sorry to have missed a good chat tonight…some really smart conversation I’m catching up on.

Kim Fox
@kimfox


6:35 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Thanks @jurnid and @nateanton for the chat! “@wjchat: How time flies. That’s 90 minutes, which wraps up this week’s #wjchat.

Rebecca Roman
@i_Rsquared


6:35 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @wjchat: Pitch a host or topic to #wjchat : http://t.co/vcsqlhZwRt

Stephanie Sadowski
@stephsadowski


6:35 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @AndrewC_Nelson: RT @USC_CCLP: Interested in journalism on the web? Join @wjchat / #wjchat every Wed 5pm PT for a twitter discussion.

Kim Fox
@kimfox


6:35 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @wjchat: Huge thanks to this week’s hosts @Jurnid + @nateanton for sharing their knowledge on entrepreneurial journalism! #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:36 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
First time hopping in #wjchat and was immensely fun, thanks for the convo.

Jun-Kai Teoh
@jkteoh


6:36 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Thank you all. My brain always feels like it’s swimming with insights picked up in these chats. #wjchat

Andrew Nelson
@AndrewC_Nelson


6:36 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@jkteoh Thanks for participating! #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


6:36 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@AndrewC_Nelson Music to our ears! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:37 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat thanks for a great discussion! #wjchat

Colleen Shalby
@CShalby


6:37 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: A10 .@wjchat Produce for mobile consumption. Keep people and not just data/analytics at the center of your work.
#jurnid #wj

Nate Anton
@nateanton


6:37 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@CShalby Thanks for participating! #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


6:38 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @Jurnid: A1 .@wjchat Entrepreneurial journalism is about creating innovative business models for sustaining journalism. #wjchat #Jurnid

Carmen Ng
@Carmen_NgKaMan


6:42 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@eclisham @johnclark @lisawilliams @ivanlajara @wjchat Hmm sadly some reps still think they can get away w/ laziness #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:50 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@adampopescu @webjournalist @kimbui @chenkx @Martha_Kang Whoa! What’s happening? We’re being called out! #wjchat Here!

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:51 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@JuliaReischel @wjchat @watershedpost Don’t grow just because you have money, grow because there is a “need” to fill #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:53 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
@wjchat “@KJ_Hammond: Nice piece by Daedalus Howell on how to live with machine-based writers http://t.co/mwTzyT4NqA #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:54 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
+1 @loolindsayhoo: @wjchat @watershedpost Don’t grow just because you have money, grow because there is a “need” to fill #wjchat

Julia Reischel
@JuliaReischel


7:15 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Before we fix j-schools, we have to decide what is expected of them: http://t.co/TbsYaR7kNA #wjchat #edshift

Mark Glaser
@mediatwit


7:16 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
All higher ed 2 RT @mediatwit: Before we fix j-schools, we have to decide what is expected of them: http://t.co/8x1HsIOZHl #wjchat #edshift

Shaun Dakin
@shaundakin


7:17 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @mediatwit: Before we fix j-schools, we have to decide what is expected of them: http://t.co/TbsYaR7kNA #wjchat #edshift

just whistle
@whistle39


7:20 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @mediatwit: Before we fix j-schools, we have to decide what is expected of them: http://t.co/TbsYaR7kNA #wjchat #edshift

Nicole Hernandez
@NRHSJax


7:21 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
Hi @Anna_M_Johnson! Anyone @ODitor recommends is a friend already! Sorry to have missed #wjchat tonight. Thanks 4 pointing to @homicidewatch

Laura (Norton) Amico
@LauraNorton


7:50 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @BJ_Roche: @wjchat Successful news orgs have multiple $ streams: memberships, events, white papers…all use journo skills. #wjchat

Franz Kruger
@franzkruger


7:54 p.m. PST | 01.08.2014
RT @BJ_Roche: @wjchat Successful news orgs have multiple $ streams: memberships, events, white papers…all use journo skills. #wjchat

Michelle Solomon
@mishsolomon


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