Hyperlinked to the Future of Journalism Internet Redefines How Young People View the News - and the News Business
Alexandra Marks , writer of The Christian Science Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
To Sara Lyle newspapers are, well, "kind of archaic."
The recent journalism graduate from the University of Florida now works at CPNet.com - an online college news service in Miami.
She's making far more money then she could as a starting print reporter or even as an editorial assistant at a magazine. As for traditional newspaper writing, which used to offer just the facts in an "inverted-pyramid style," Ms. Lyle finds it "completely unappealing."
"I enjoy getting my news in story form and that's not a story to me," she says. "That's just throwing facts at a wall and hoping some of them stick."
Lyle reflects a fundamental shift in the public's …
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