First, the Internet changed journalism. Technology forced the media to reconsider how it shared news. Then, social media was born and it changed journalism — again. Editors and reporters faced a learning curve so they could work effectively to meet new demand.
Google Trends reports “Paul George” was searched by more than two million people. His name is also among the Top 10 searches on Twitter.
Let’s bury the Stephen A. Smith debate — and while we’re at it, Michelle Beadle — because when you strip away the media credentials and the ESPN platform, really, they are just two people with an opinion.
As a journalist one of my favorite subjects to discuss with colleagues are stories.
What makes a great story?