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SWMS Tech Edit Spotlight: USA Today

Getting coverage in USA Today isn't easy -- even for the biggest tech vendors. There are some side doors, however. We explore the publications tech coverage in print and online, its rising presence in social media, and how you can crack the code. Featured: audio clips from a fresh interview with senior editor Jon Swartz and insight from online tech editor Michelle Kessler. 

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Think "Impact' When Pitching the Wall Street Journal

Breaking news must be covered. Trend pieces are discretionary. What motivates the WSJ to write them?
Recent SWMS research shows what made the cut. In a word, impact.

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Disruptive Technology

Deep packet inspection is now ingrained in networking despite political efforts to ban it
Kiosks have made Redbox a dire threat to movie industry DVD revenue

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Journalists are leaving media brands every week. Read the fruits of 16 confidential interviews with journalists now working at tech brands or PR agencies, and five interviews with the executives who hired these journalists.
Fri, 2014-10-24 07:04

Maybe so, says (SWMS subscriber) Edelman's Steve Rubel. Quoted by DM News, Steve worries that if 50 percent of content is consumed... Read more

Tue, 2014-10-21 08:05

Though he is damn near synonymous with data journalism, Nate Silver is still having a hard time launching FiveThirtyEight at ESPN.... Read more

Thu, 2014-10-09 06:14

... and the headline ended with ...That May Surprise You. A great click-bait technique. Well, the things didn't surprise us and they won't surprise... Read more

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