Tag: learning

by Liliana Bounegru

Our media environment is increasingly saturated with data — from large collections of leaked documents, to public databases about lobbying or government spending, to “big data” from social networks such as Twitter and Facebook. As a result, journalists are increasingly required to manage data science in addition to journalism to be equipped with the skills […] more »

by Dan Sinker

This week on MediaShift, we’re exploring the moving target that is teaching journalism. Stay tuned as we offer tips, tools and insights on educating tomorrow’s journalists. “Beyond J-School 2011” is sponsored by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, which offers an intensive, cutting edge, three semester Master of Arts in Journalism; a unique one semester […] more »

by Paul Lamb

Here’s an interesting post about a mobile game called Amsterdam 1550 that was designed to teach local students about the old city of Amersterdam. “The game uses 3G cell phones and network to allow students to compete in finding answers to questions about the old city of Amsterdam, for history class excursion and assignment. Frequency […] more »

by JD Lasica

I love practical tips for multimedia journalists and other media makers to help us get our arms around the personal media revolution without costing us a fortune. At the session “Running a Digi-Newsroom on the Cheap,” Dale Steinke of KING TV pointed to a wealth of online resources: Trumba.com is a powerful public events calendar. […] more »