Craig Silverman

Craig Silverman is an award-winning journalist and author. A weekly columnist for Columbia Journalism Review, his writing has appeared in the New York Times, Globe And Mail, Montreal Gazette, Toronto Star, Harvard’s Nieman Reports and Editor & Publisher online, among other publications. He is the founder and editor of Regret The Error, a website that reports on media accuracy, errors and corrections, and the author of "Regret the Error: How Media Mistakes Pollute the Press and Imperil Free Speech," which won the Arthur Rowse Award for Press Criticism from the National Press Club. Based in Montreal, his personal site is CraigSilverman.ca.

by Craig Silverman

Americans consuming more news Pew offers numbers; Gawker breaks them down The Local East Village launches “Site”:http://eastvillage.thelocal.nytimes.com/ includes Virtual Assignment Desk How social media will fit with journalism Mashable provides detailed overview RSS dead? Bloglines shut; Google Reader still strong; Ingram says RSS is evolving Local media funding from Knight Foundation pumps $3 million into […] more »

by Craig Silverman

Education content on MediaShift is sponsored by Carnegie-Knight News21, an alliance of 12 journalism schools in which top students tell complex stories in inventive ways. See tips for spurring innovation and digital learning at Learn.News21.com. Roughly two years ago, a group of prominent journalism educators, administrators and academics gathered in a room at Columbia University. […] more »

by Craig Silverman

Google Instant launches Will new search product kill SEO or just change it? Amazon buys Amie Street Purchase of online music store results in it being shut down Guardian launches science blogs New blogging network is “a completely new model” for Guardian The future of reading Wired’s Jonah Lehrer weighs in Heavy traffic at Gawker […] more »

by Craig Silverman

‘Liked’ news stories in Facebook Searches show news stories listed by number of ‘Likes’ FT adds new paid site New niche site focuses on pensions sector From viral vid to Billboard hit % How the “Bed Intruder Song” went from local news to smash hit% News orgs tracking traffic More newsroom attention being paid to […] more »

by Craig Silverman

The value of pay wall subscribers Analyst says subscribers worth 25 percent of print subscribers Patch’s payroll AOL estimated to be spending $45 million a year on new hires Apple vs. Google in music Apple releases iTunes 10 and Ping; Google readies music service In defense of links Rosenberg’s three-part series; read parts two and […] more »

by Craig Silverman

Location: Lake Tahoe, Nevada This event promises to bring together the “brightest minds in social media marketing to share leading-edge information and experiences in a think-tank environment while exploring new technology, strategies, and tactics for effective use of social media as a marketing vehicle.” > Conference website more »

by Craig Silverman

Education content on MediaShift is sponsored by Carnegie-Knight News21, an alliance of 12 journalism schools in which top students tell complex stories in inventive ways. See tips for spurring innovation and digital learning at Learn.News21.com. At the core of every content farm’s success is an ability to rapidly recruit and integrate new writers. Publishers like […] more »

by Craig Silverman

Location: Toronto, Canada This event “brings together leaders from all key media industries to discuss, demonstrate, and debate cross media integration and partnerships.” Participants will come from industries including publishing, radio, mobile, and search, among others. > Conference website more »

by Craig Silverman

Location: San Francisco, California The third edition of this conference offers a revised two-day format that provides new content and new networking opportunities. Organizers say that the “Age of the Superphone has begun,” and that “MobileBeat 2010 is all about who among these players will make money, how and why.” > Conference website more »

by Craig Silverman

Location: San Francisco, California Topics at this conference include: “Viral Social Media Campaigns: What Works,” “The Press Talks: How to get Digital PR for your Company,” and “Insider Look: How Tech Writers Cover Social Media,” among others. The goal is to provide participants with “guidance on how to effectively engage with customers via social media, […] more »