No street criers and no covers to compete

The Covid pandemic suddenly took away two classic pictures associated with traditional diarism: it took the 'canillitas' or street criers off the streets and took away from the front pages their quality of being news screens. The 'canillitas' were, for a long time, the announcers of the news, based on the headlines of the newspapers … Continue reading No street criers and no covers to compete

2020, the trigger for the digital leap

laptop with news on screen on wooden table

The transition to digital platforms had been, until 2020, a gradual process, in some cases timid, for most of the print media of the traditional press. Although it was seen as an inescapable necessity in the face of the overwhelming growth of digital audiences, favored by the mass use of electronic devices, especially the mobile … Continue reading 2020, the trigger for the digital leap

Changing the ways of delivering news

woman holding white smartphone

In this era of audiovisual communication, all the molds that metered the dissemination of news have been broken. The inverted pyramid rule, which organized the writing of the news based on its most important elements (who, what, when, how and why), seems doomed to disuse under current circumstances. Being more audiovisual than textual, the news … Continue reading Changing the ways of delivering news

184 headings and 160 articles just about Covid

Ten months of struggle through the Covid pandemic have undoubtedly created a new school of modern journalism in which human stories become the center and object of information, rather than outright declarations. Readers and users of both information and specialized contents, today, make up the right audience that can trace all routes of information by … Continue reading 184 headings and 160 articles just about Covid

The text, under the decisive war for survival

Back when there wasn't much profusion of videos, just TV, the big job of describing realities through newspapers actually rendered journalists with no other option than display their uttermost skills on graphing things out through the written word. Non-fiction literature exponents, excellent chronicles and outstanding reports, were what contributed to the transmitting of specific details … Continue reading The text, under the decisive war for survival

Users and readers, two different cultures

man using smartphone

Although united umbilically by technology, digital and printed newspapers of the same company indeed operate in parallel ways on the current information ecosystem. Newspapers companies bet on quality of limited contents in a scheme from beginning to end, focused on a mass of readers, while the digital ones bet on the massification of users, represented … Continue reading Users and readers, two different cultures