Awesome new (free) digital book on journalism’s future

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“Searchlights and Sunglasses” is a digital expedition that draws on everything from Ancient Greece to science fiction writers to place the industry’s evolution in perspective. It also pushes journalists and educators to better blend traditional journalistic values with digital age platforms. It urges them to go beyond comfort news, to take advantage of new tools to both inform and engage the public, and to make sure today’s journalism students are ready for tomorrow’s digital jobs.”

Antonio Lopez‘s insight:

The book exists as both a web site with an awesome "learning  layer" with lessons to go with the text and as a downloadable e-book.

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