Tag: associated content

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. Google may step on Amazon’s turf (Bits Blog) 2. Twitter begins rolling out self-serve ad platform (SFGate) 3. Yahoo to remove 75,000 Associated Content articles that don’t meet content standards (WebProNews) 4. Sony Bravia TV sets add Twitter ticker, Facebook app (Lost Remote) 5. New Android app lets users [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

4MR 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. In this week’s 4MR podcast I give an overview of “content farms,” sites such as those from Demand Media, Yahoo’s Associated Content and [...] more »

by Craig Silverman

Education content on MediaShift 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. At the core of every content farm’s success is an ability to rapidly recruit and integrate new writers. Publishers like [...] more »

by Corbin Hiar

Click image to read more in this series “We are going to be the largest net hirer of journalists in the world next year,” AOL’s media and studios division president David Eun said last month in an interview with Michael Learmonth of Ad Age. Eun suggested that AOL could double its existing stable of 500 [...] more »

by Davis Shaver

Click image to read more in this series From time to time, we provide an overview of one broad MediaShift topic, annotated with online resources and plenty of tips. The idea is to help you understand the topic, learn the jargon, and take action. We’ve previously covered Twitter, local watchdog news sites, and Net neutrality, [...] more »

by Jeffrey D. Neuburger

As newspapers are closing or abandoning their print editions, online news sources are growing in importance — as are sites that rely on user-submitted news stories. But with so much unfiltered news content available online, how do you separate the accurate from the inaccurate and truth from parody? You might think that traditional news sources [...] more »