5Across

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5Across
by Mark Glaser

Click here to read the whole series Print books have survived the onslaught of so many new forms of media over the years, from movies to television to the Internet. But digital media finally caught up to books with the introduction and popularity of e-books and e-readers, with lower price points and the convenience of [...] more »

5Across
by Mark Glaser

Click here to see the entire series The debate around online privacy has largely centered around advertising that is targeted at people depending on where they have been online. While somewhat creepy, those ads are perhaps the least of our worries. What many of us don’t realize is that there are multiple parties tracking our [...] more »

5Across
by Mark Glaser

5Across 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. While most people think of public media as being government-funded broadcasters such as NPR, PBS, BBC and CBC, the definition is being expanded [...] more »

5Across
by Mark Glaser

5Across 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. As more people use social media such as Twitter and Facebook, politicians and campaigns need to put more time, energy and money into [...] more »

5Across
by Mark Glaser

5Across 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. Just as traditional media has struggled with disruptive technology and the Internet, so too have the institutions that run journalism education. Most journalism [...] more »

5Across
by Mark Glaser

5Across 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. What are content farms? If you’ve been reading our special series at MediaShift on the subject, you’d know that content farms or mills [...] more »

5Across
by Mark Glaser

5Across 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. As newspapers and magazines have cut staff in the shift to digital, arts critics find themselves with less sure footing when it comes [...] more »

5Across
by Mark Glaser

Back in the day, the only coverage of a sporting event came from the accredited media. But now, you can find out more from fans in the seats taking pictures and posting to blogs — or from the athletes themselves who are getting hooked on Twitter and Facebook status updates. In fact, Major League Baseball [...] more »

5Across
by Mark Glaser

This episode of 5Across is brought to you by GoDaddy, helping you set up your own website in a snap with domain name registration, web hosting and 24/7 support. Visit GoDaddy to learn more. Back in 2006 on MediaShift, I asked an innocent question to readers: In what social situations should you NOT use a [...] more »


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