A breakout at a previous Collab/Space in Atlanta. The next event is Nov. 6 in DC.
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Collaboration
by Maury Blackman

A version of this guest post originally appeared on the San Francisco Examiner website. Read more about MediaShift guest posts here. A small but vibrant industry is changing the way governments, elected officials and citizens communicate. When you think about the tech industry, a lot of images are bound to pop into your head. Product [...] more »

Best Practices
by Reuben Stern

Reporting by Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle, Laura Davison, Chelsea Stuart and Sarah Harkins. This week the RJI Futures Lab explores how newsroom design might affect coverage, how to connect stories with their proper audience and how the New York Times made its pay model work. PART 1: Collaborative newsroom layouts Many traditional newsrooms have changed [...] more »

Collaboration
by Mark Glaser

Did you miss out on our Collab/Space Atlanta workshop a couple weeks back? Or did you attend, and want to relive it? We’ve rounded up a great collection of photos, coverage and a fantastic Storify from Jack Lail. Did we miss anything? Please add it in the comments and we’ll update the post. Photos Mercer [...] more »

Media Usage
by Paige Cooperstein

Version two of the news app Circa launched earlier this month — on the same day as the Capitol Hill shooting. That turned out to be a good test of what the revamped app could do, said David Cohn, Circa’s co-founder and director of news. On Circa, readers access the news as deconstructed, atomic parts [...] more »

Collaboration
by Kelsey Mallahan

Editor’s note: This is a live blog from the Collab/Space Atlanta workshop. We’ll be updating throughout the day. Stay tuned!  The Collab/Space Atlanta workshop kicked off this morning, focusing on nine cutting-edge media startups from across the county. Media innovators came together at the Atlanta Tech Village to discuss challenges for startups, and ways they can [...] more »

Collaboration
by Adam Rabin

What is digital storytelling? No, really, what is it? If somebody were to ask you that question, how long would it take you to come up with a coherent answer? Does it fall under the “I know it when I see it” category? Maybe it’s not as mysterious as all that, but given that digital [...] more »

AdvertisingShift
by Paige Cooperstein

Native advertising is a big deal. Even the Federal Trade Commission and the Interactive Advertising Bureau think enough of it to take a closer look. But for now, native advertising still exists in a semi-lawless state, although it has at least managed to move past The Atlantic’s Scientology debacle, when the magazine allowed Scientology complete [...] more »

Case Studies
by Amy Schmitz Weiss

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have become a hot topic this year in the press. It seems on a daily basis there is some article or blog post talking about the latest MOOC platform, MOOC course being offered or debate surrounding the issue regarding this type of learning. It should be no surprise that the [...] more »

Collaboration
by Mark Glaser

Ever since our successful Collab/Space workshop in Berkeley last year, we’ve been thinking about how to make our collaborative workshop format even better. This year, Collab/Space will be in Atlanta at the startup haven Atlanta Tech Village in Buckhead, and will take place on October 16, the day before ONA13. While we will still be [...] more »


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