Nathan Gibbs

Nathan Gibbs teaches multimedia journalism as an adjunct instructor for Point Loma Nazarene University and the SDSU Digital and Social Media Collaborative. Gibbs oversees multimedia content as web producer for KPBS, the PBS and NPR affiliate in San Diego. He played a key role in the station's groundbreaking use of social media during the 2007 Southern California wildfires and continues to drive interactive strategy. Gibbs is on Twitter as "@nathangibbs":https://twitter.com/nathangibbs and runs "Modern Journalist":http://modernjournalist.com/, a blog for journalists exploring multimedia.

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. The Internet changes how we remember (Scientific American) 2. Larry Downes: Why Best Buy is going out of business…gradually (Forbes) 3. The verified Twitter account for Rupert Murdoch’s wife was fake (ReadWriteWeb) 4. Volkswagen turns off Blackberry email after work hours (BBC News) 5. Laura Hazard Owen: What’s 2012 […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. FCC proposes relaxing newspaper-TV ownership rules (Los Angeles Times) 2. How smartphones are changing photography (Wire) 3. File-sharing app creator not guilty of copyright infringement (TorrentFreak) 4. Is plagiarism killing creativity in the games industry? (Guardian) 5. Kelly Oxford and the future of Twitter-savvy TV writers (Lost Remote) 6. Google […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self publishing 1. E-books as a digital news business strategy (Nieman Reports) 2. China e-reader sales down thanks to lack of content (paidContent) 3. Kindle app update brings some Kindle Fire features to iPads (CNET) 4. Tim Carmody: Next year, Kindles, iPhones, and tablets will truly grow up (Nieman […] more »

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The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Speaker of the House controls C-SPAN cameras (The Raw Story) 2. Gizmodo lists all the companies supporting #SOPA and ways to contact them 3. Facebook promises privacy changes after audit by Data Protection Commissioner of Ireland (The Irish Times) 4. Trevor Buterworth: Too […] more »

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The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Russell Merryman: Journalism schools are failing at technology (The Kernel) 2. The Curse of Cow Clicker: How a cheeky satire became a videogame hit (Wired) 3. Firefox add-on bypasses SOPA DNS blocking (TorrentFreak) 4. Local news outlets among Google’s most-searched terms (Poynter) 5. Kindle Fire’s […] more »

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The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Man sentenced to one year in federal prison for uploading X-Men movie (Deadline) 2. New York Times Co. negotiating to sell regional newspapers (Media Decoder) 3. Should computer science be required in K-12? (MindShift) 4. E-books as a digital news business strategy (Nieman Reports) 5. […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

Education content on MediaShift is brought to you by:  Innovation. Reputation. Opportunity. Get all the advantages journalism and PR pros need to help put their future in focus. Learn more about USC Annenberg’s Master’s programs. The best stories across the web on journalism education 1. Syracuse named best j-school in NewsPro poll (Jim Romenesko) 2. “Medical school model” […] more »

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The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Joshua Kopstein: Dear Congress, it’s no longer OK to not know how the Internet works (Motherboard) 2. Schools explore rules to limit how teachers and students interact online (New York Times) 3. Demonstration of touchless control of smartphones and TVs (BBC News) 4. […] more »

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The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. SAY Media acquires tech blog ReadWriteWeb (Tech Crunch) 2. Video ads with special effects are more successful (paidContent) 3. Viewers increasingly watch streaming video on game consoles (Los Angeles Times) 4. Zynga IPO could challenge Google’s high score (paidContent) 5. Telling political stories in […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Farhad Manjoo: “Buying books online is better for authors, better for the economy, and better for you” (Slate) 2. Richard Russo: “Amazon’s ham-fisted strategy has the potential to morph into a genuine Occupy Amazon movement” (New York Times) 3. Readers return to brick-and-mortar stores for […] more »