“micro-deadlines”

““We no longer work for the next show,” commented Amanda Lamb, a 20-year crime reporting veteran at WRAL-TV in Raleigh, NC. “We work for the next five minutes on the Web.”

Trends in Crime Journalism:  Feeding the Beast … Spot News Comes Faster Than Ever, But Could It Kill Credibility? By David J. Krajicek and Debora H. Wenger. Criminal Justice Journalists (January 2013). A project of the John Jay College Center on Media, Crime and Justice and Criminal Justice Journalists

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