Newsroom Skills: The Bosses Speak Out

(After years of watching CNN with envy, I finally get to use the verbose phrase “speak out” in a headline.)

Writing and overall computer skills are the most essential skills for newsroom reporters, according to a survey of 259 top editors at daily newspapers in the United States. The survey, which was posted this morning, ranks multimedia skills and data analysis skills at the bottom of the list of five choices that the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism gave editors in the survey that was conducted earlier this year.

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