I’m on a list! Hello to anyone who has arrived here via Journalism.co.uk’s 36 blogs by journalists, for journalists, which was published today (and updated in the future in January 2022).
If you’re struggling for work and interested in making the digital transition from being a print sub, then you’ll find a fair few posts here on that. It’s the reason I started this blog. In fact, I still think blogging is one of the easiest and cheapest (free!) ways to self-train in digital publishing. Just set up a basic blog on WordPress.com (or platform of your choice) and Google anything you get stuck on.
Having made the transition, I don’t keep this site updated. My main site is now at fionacullinan.com, which has evolved into a hub for work and other projects. (Future update: in 2022 I’ve transitioned again. Still working as a digital content editor but also working as a walking artist. Who knew?).
Meanwhile, here are five of the most popular reads from Subs’ Standards, which tell a story of digital transition that will probably become more of a historical document in time. Enjoy!
- Online editing and digital skills for print subs – course slides are on there; Pete Ashton and I may be running another digital summer school this summer if we can find time/energy/a venue.
- RIP Sub-editing: the rise of technology – pt 2
- Top 10 rudest headlines in the world ever, possibly
- Starter kit: how to blog for your company
- 10 reasons Wanky Balls cockup may not be lazy journalism
Thanks for stopping by.