Tag: bay citizen

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Who should consumers root for in DOJ’s e-book lawsuit? (GigaOm) 2. Patch editor-in-chief Brian Farnham to leave the company (Business Insider) 3. Magazines’ first-quarter ad revenues down 4.2% (minOnline) 4. The Bay Citizen to end its relationship with NYT (Poynter) [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Bay Citizen and CIR officially merge (JimRomenesko.com) 2. Amazon’s Kindle store hits a wall during Harry Potter e-book sale (PaidContent) 3. iPad Newsstand moves $70,000 in sales every day (MinOnline) 4. Journalists: Ban on devices in U.S. Supreme Courtroom is [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Robert Rosenthal Welcome to the 37th episode of “The Mediatwits,” the weekly audio podcast from MediaShift. The co-hosts are MediaShift’s Mark Glaser and Jillian York, who is filling in for Rafat Ali. It’s been a crazy week in media + tech, with important mergers abounding! First up is the Center for Investigative Reporting announcing that [...] more »

by Ashwin Seshagiri

The Bay Citizen and the Center for Investigative Reporting, two non-profit organizations based in the Bay Area, announced formally Tuesday that they intend to merge. Under terms of the agreement, Berkeley, Calif.-based CIR, which also runs California Watch, would take over management of the Bay Citizen, an online publication with a publishing partnership with The [...] more »

by Hadley Robinson

BERKELEY, CALIF. — As traditional newsrooms shrink and budgets tighten, media outlets have realized they can’t do as much investigative, time-intensive reporting. But one solution has been for competing news outlets to begin collaborating, whether working together on reports or with content-sharing deals. And with the rise of local non-profit watchdog sites such as Voice [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

The Mediatwits podcast is sponsored by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, which offers an intensive, cutting edge, three semester Master of Arts in Journalism; a unique one semester Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism; and the CUNY J-Camp series of Continuing Professional Development workshops focused on emerging trends and skill sets in the industry. Welcome [...] more »

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 »

by Jaclyn Schiff

The erosion of the traditional business model for news has led many to go down the non-profit path. The result is a slew of new non-profit news websites. The Bay Citizen, which launched at the end of May, is the newest and joins the likes of ProPublica, MinnPost, and the Texas Tribune, to name just [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Here’s the latest 4MR audio report from MediaShift. In this week’s edition I look at how Facebook tried to simplify its privacy settings in the face of widespread criticism and defections. Now the 50 settings have been streamlined down to 15, but still some critics decry the opt-out nature of sharing vs. opt-in. Plus, the [...] more »

by Chris O'Brien

Over the past two days, I had the pleasure of attending the 4th Annual Reva and David Logan Investigative Reporting Symposium. If you want a blow-by-blow account, check out the live blogs from Day 1 and Day 2. Now that I’ve had a chance to catch my breath, I want to reflect on what I [...] more »