Tag: ap

by Sonia Paul

Here’s a list of current media and journalism fellowship programs, including the 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.  APRIL 2015 DEADLINES Vada and Col. Barney Oldfield National Security Reporting Fellowship This fellowship is awarded to a reporter or producer […] more »

by Sonia Paul

Here’s a list of current media and journalism fellowship programs, including the 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.  APRIL 2015 DEADLINES Jacque I. Minnotte Health Reporting Fellowship This fellowship recognizes excellence in health or medical television and radio reporting. In […] more »

by Tom Kent

This post originally appeared on Medium. News organizations are experimenting increasingly with robot journalism, using computer programs to transform data into news stories, or news stories into multimedia presentations. Most uses of robot journalism have been for fairly formulaic situations — company earnings reports, stock market summaries, earthquake alerts and youth sports stories. But inevitably, […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. AP’s ‘robot journalists’ are writing their own stories now (Ross Miller / The Verge) 2. Instagrammers discover front-page NYT placement by chance (Katie Hawkins-Gaar / Poynter) 3. Netflix deals with broadband providers said to get oversight (Todd Shields / Bloomberg Business) 4. Attention football-hating TV commercial lovers – this Dish is for you (Amol […] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

1. Meet Val Broeksmit, the singer Sony is threatening to sue over hacking tweets (Chris O’Brien / VentureBeat) 2. North Korea appears to be back online (Barb Darrow / GigaOm) 3. HuffPost plans to drop AP stories, relaunch site in 2015 (Joe Pompeo / Capital New York) 4. The year in media: 12 reasons why […] more »

by Emily Eggleston

As a new master’s student at University of Wisconsin-Madison two years ago, I was immediately drawn to data journalism. I saw it as an area of significant growth but also untapped potential, from neighborhood to national. I wanted to explore data journalism as it could be executed in Madison and Wisconsin and winning the AP-Google […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Google: “We are not in cahoots with the NSA” (GigaOm) 2. Digital news is finally starting to pay (Guardian) 3. AP takes a stake in Bambuser, the real-time video service app that helps eyewitnesses tell their stories(TechCrunch) 4. The Boston Globe wants to offer iPhone users a native app and a cheap price (Nieman Lab) 5. The New York Times is making […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Turkish protesters use Indiegogo to raise over $50k for full-page New York Times ad (Mediaite) 2. Penguin CEO takes stand in Apple e-books antitrust case (Reuters) 3. Rob Ford crack video Gawker crowdfunded over $200k to buy might be ‘gone’ (Gawker) 4. US government asked AP for $1 million for secret email addresses (The Atlantic) 5. Tracing the online links between civic engagement […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Apple denies conspiracy in e-book pricing trial (paidContent) 2. Abramson, Woodward and Brokaw speak out about DOJ media investigations (Poynter) 3. Netflix, Hulu dominate mobile TV viewing (Variety) 4. The distasteful side of social media puts advertisers on their guard (NYT) 5. UK considering Internet blocking of ‘radical’ websites (Columbia Journalism Review) 6. AP, Google award $20,000 scholarships to digital journalism standouts (ONA) 7. The journalist’s new […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Average American spends an hour a day of quality time with their smartphone (AllThingsD) 2. Golden Pen of Freedom awarded to Myanmar publisher (Journalism.co.uk) 3. In defense of Twitter’s role as a social media watchdog (Digiphile) 4. Research: Public interest in hyperlocal media is high while advertiser interest is low (London School of Economics) 5. Opinion: Who needs reporters? (NYT) 6. On-the-record quotes from DOJ’s […] more »