Six Unique Aspects of Online Journalism

What is online journalism? Is it unique? Does it matter? These sites are a good place to begin.

1. Audience Control
USA Today’s Hospital Database
Every Block

2. Nonlinear
360 Degrees on Criminal Justice System
Whale Hunt Photo Essay
Poltifact Truth-o-Meter

3. Storage and retrieval
Ref Desk

4. Immediacy
Iran Unrest – twazzup twitter search
Google Alerts

5. Multimedia
Interactive Narratives
Bombay Flying Club
Media Storm

6. Interactivity
CNN’s iReport
Pro Publica Adopt a Stimulus Project

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