Tag: atlanta

by Terri Thornton

Atlanta gets pretty hot in the summer, so people call it “Hotlanta.” But this week it’s more like Hoth — the ice planet from “Star Wars.” And so the hashtag “#Hothlanta” started trending. (A similar thing happened in the 2011 storm with its own #Hothlanta Flickr group.) The sky was clear that morning — no […] more »

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 »

by Kelsey Mallahan

Though they are all at different stages of development, the nine startups presenting at the Collab/Space Atlanta workshop Wednesday have a few main challenges in common: having clear goals, identifying their target audiences and knowing where the money is coming from. Collab/Space was full-day hands-on workshop (put on by MediaShift) in which nine startups presented […] more »

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 »

by Julie Keck

1. What journalists need to know about the Justice Department’s seizure of AP phone records (Poynter) 2. Media coalition letter of protest to Attorney General Eric Holder (Washington Post) 3. Apple tells of tough talks, not collusion, with publishers (Reuters) 4. Study suggests 6 in 10 predict demise of AM/FM radio within 5 years (Detroit […] more »

by Terri Thornton

Every city has at least one iconic street. New York has Broadway. Los Angeles has Sunset Boulevard. Chicago has Lake Shore Drive. Atlanta? It has Peachtree Street. And one frozen night in early January, within blocks of the house where Margaret Mitchell wrote “Gone with the Wind,” Peachtree became more than a street — an […] more »

by Mark Glaser

The technology and journalism fields have long been dominated by men, especially in the upper management of big companies. But the J-Lab and McCormick Foundation want to shine the light on new ideas from women who work at mainstream media outlets but want to start something up on the side. That’s why they started giving […] more »