Daily Must Reads, April 15, 2014

    by Courtney Lowery Cowgill
    April 15, 2014

    1. To the Snowden story system a crowning Pulitzer might have gone (Jay Rosen / Press Think)

    2. Pulitzer board noted Boston Globe’s use of a “range of digital tools to capture the full impact” of the marathon bombings (Joseph P. Kahn / Boston Globe)

    3. The Intercept still hiring and setting up shop, editor writes, explaining radio silence (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm)


    4. Hyperlocal content creator Journatic is renamed LocalLabs (Jim Romenesko / JimRomensko.com)

    5. 16 women whose digital startups deserve Vox-level plaudits (Ann Friedman / Columbia Journalism Review)

    6. Hyperlinking could help journalists in defamation lawsuits (Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press / Poynter)


    Courtney Lowery Cowgill is a writer, editor, teacher and farmer. As an editor, she works as the managing editor of PBS MediaShift. As a teacher, she’s an adjunct professor at the University of Montana School of Journalism, specializing in feature writing, legislative coverage, rural journalism and online journalism. Formerly, she was the editor in chief of the online magazine NewWest.Net, which she co-founded. Before that, worked as a newswoman for the Associated Press. When she’s not writing or editing, she’s helping her husband wrangle 150 heritage turkeys, 30 acres of food, overgrown weeds or their young children

    Tagged: boston bombings boston globe glenn greenwald hyperlocal journatic pulitzer the intercept

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