Right, so I was planning on writing up a detailed post about why journalists need to learn to use RSS readers and then give detailed instructions on how to set up a reader. But I don’t think I can top this video.
In a nutshell, subscribing to RSS feeds will do two things.
- Save you a LOT of time that you would otherwise spend looking for news on websites.
- Allow you to keep track of many more news websites than you would if you were relying on a series of bookmarks or *shudder* remembering URLs to type into your browser every day.
If you want some more detailed tips on setting up Google Reader, check out Google’s help page.