Newspaper to Put All Reporters Through Social Media Boot Camp

Newspaper to Put All Reporters Through Social Media Boot Camp

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BY CHRIS TAYLOR17 HOURS AGO

One of the country’s oldest remaining big city newspapersthe San Francisco Chronicle, is set to announce a radical plan to arrest circulation decline and remain relevant in the digital age,Mashable has learned.

Audrey Cooper, the first female managing editor in the paper’s 148-year history, will require all staff to enter what is being described as a startup-style incubator. In a plush off-site office procured from the paper’s Food and Wine section, journalists will undergo two months of rigorous training — in effect, a digital and social media boot camp.

Continue reading at http://mashable.com/2014/01/07/sf-chronicle-social-media-boot-camp/?utm_cid=mash-prod-email-topstories&utm_emailalert=daily&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily 

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