Applicants for Digital First Media’s ideaLab were asked to submit a 200-word explanation on how they would use a tablet, smartphone and laptop to change the journalism business for the better. Here’s what I came up with, using Storify:
Lauren Boyer had only ever read about this phenomenon. But as she watched her colleagues, tethered to desks by spiraling
landline cords, she finally saw the writing on the cubicle walls, between which
no news had ever happened.
With vigor, she set off in search of stories (and, if luck would have it, a tastier cup of joe.) Continue reading →