Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Want a "Virtual Assignment" from The New York Times?
The "democratization" of journalism rolls on. This is just in from Media Bistro, an on-line observer of all things media-related. The way I read this tidbit, anyone can now write for the Times. Well, not exactly.
You have to have a good idea, you have to be able to write it, and the story has to be about the East Village of Manhattan. But maybe this is just an experiment. Maybe it's the wave of the future, i.e., all kinds of citizens will be participating in journalism (i.e., blogging!) for the Times.
P.S. They don't say it, but you have to write for free of course.