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Must Reads
by Sonia Paul

Here’s a list of current media and journalism awards, including deadlines for applying. If we’re missing any major programs, please use our Contact Form to let us know, and we’ll add them to the list.  JANUARY 2015 DEADLINES Pulitzer Prizes Columbia University The Pulitzer Prize awards achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature and musical composition. Deadline: January 25, […] more »

Must Reads
by Julie Keck

1. Charlie Hebdo murders are no excuse for killing online freedom (David Meyers / GigaOm) 2. The Charlie Hebdo Mohammed cartoons: Media outlets shy away or take a stand (Brian Stelter & Tom Kludt / CNN Money) 3. The looming threat of newsroom cyber attacks (David Uberti / Columbia Journalism Review) 4. Advance claims digital […] more »

Must Reads
by Julie Keck

1. #JeSuisCharlie: 12 dead at Paris offices of satirical magazine (Claire Phipps & Alexandra Topping / Guardian) 2. Police now monitoring and criminalizing online speech (Glenn Greenwald / The Intercept) 3. A look back at ‘Eastern Ukraine Unfiltered’ (Daniel Kennedy / Global Voices) 4. How citizen reporters in India provide us with some of our […] more »

Must Reads
by Julie Keck

1. Digital readers have added new dimension to world of fiction (Sara Keating / Irish Times) 2. How e-books may disrupt your sleep (Nicholas Bakalar / New York Times) 3. Copyright law to be amended in Japan to combat e-book piracy (Mike Kozlowski / Good e-Reader) 4. 2015 book publishing industry predictions (Mark Coker / […] more »

Must Reads
by Julie Keck

1. Inside the decentralized news network: Reported.ly’s new model for journalism (Tom Watson / Forbes) 2. A mile wide, an inch deep: On murky metrics (Ev Williams / Medium) 3. FCC launches consumer complaint help site (Tom Eggerton / Broadcasting & Cable) 4. You can finally get ESPN on the Web, for $20 a month […] more »

Must Reads
by Julie Keck

1. Selfies on a stick, and the social-content challenge for the media (David Carr / New York Times) 2. Netflix cracks down on VPN and proxy “pirates” (via Torrent Freak) 3. When reporting on data remember that those who don’t count aren’t counted (Natalie Leal / Online Journalism Blog) 4. The trait all media owners […] more »

Must Reads
by Julie Keck

Note: Our next Daily Must Reads will come out on Monday, January 5th. Enjoy a safe and happy New Year’s Eve. 1. What will digital life look like in 2025? (Lee Rainie & Janna Anderson / Pew Research) 2. Unfinished media business for 2015 — will non-broadcast news video become a force? (Rick Edmonds / […] more »

Must Reads
by Julie Keck

1. Gimlet Media proves even podcasts about podcasts can be popular (Vignesh Ramachandran / Knight Foundation) 2. The virologist: How a young entrepreneur built an empire by repackaging memes (Andrew Marantz / New Yorker) 3. ‘The Interview,’ now Sony’s top online film ever, earns nearly $18 million (Sam Sanders & Krishnadev Calamur / NPR News) […] more »

Must Reads
by Julie Keck

Today, please enjoy our special “Roundup of Year-end Roundups.” 1. 14 striking findings from 2014 (George Gao / Pew Research) 2. The year in media: 12 reasons why we should be optimistic (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 3. Cybersecurity hindsight and a look ahead at 2015 (Yoav Leitersdorf & Ofer Schreiber / TechCrunch) 4. The year […] more »


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