Tag: blogging

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Apple settles $60 million dispute with Chinese company over ownership of iPad name  (AP) 2. ‘This American Life’ takes listeners inside outsourced journalism  (Poynter) 3. The Facebook e-mail debacle. Did it affect you? (via CNET) 4. Euro 2012 final generated […] more »

by Nielsen Wire

This post and infographic originally appeared on the Nielsen blog Nielsen Wire here. It is reused here with permission. Moms are often at the center of their family’s offline life, so it’s little surprise that they’re also at the center of many of the biggest trends online as well. Whether to look up the latest […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Barnes & Noble hit hard by e-books antitrust case (WSJ) 2. Apple denies collusion in e-books case (AllThingsD) 3. Newspaper rescinds job offer after journalist posts about it online (Jim Romenesko) 4. How to avoid getting fired for your personal […] more »

by Julie Posetti

An innovative Australian public journalism project has partnered student reporters and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation with a refugee support agency and a social media startup. The aim of the project, #ReportingRefugees, was to tackle problematic media coverage of asylum seekers and refugees in a volatile political climate in parallel with educating students to connect with […] more »

by Hanna Sistek

This post was co-authored by Tanja Aitamurto CAIRO — The historic revolution in Egypt this spring changed the country’s media landscape dramatically. Since the uprising, a plethora of new online initiatives have sprung up. Several citizen journalists have become full-on celebrities. News agencies have started disseminating on Facebook. New TV channels are aired. Salma el […] more »

by Jonathan Peters

Jonathan Tasini’s at it again. Last week, the writer and labor activist declared war on Arianna Huffington, first promising to make her “a pariah in the progressive community” and then threatening to make her life “a living hell.” He went on, in a splendid variation of Howard Beale’s “I’m mad as hell” speech, to say […] more »

by Laid Zaghlami

The Maghreb is generally a term used to refer to five countries in North Africa: Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, and Tunisia. This article explores the current state of the media in the region, and marks the effect that a burgeoning citizen media sphere is having on democracy. It is based on a contribution by the […] more »

by Mike Elk

Last Thursday, I was “fired” as a labor blogger from the Huffington Post by executive business editor Peter Goodman for helping a group of union construction workers disrupt a conference of bankers. (I put fired in quotations marks because I, like the majority of people who blog for the site, was not paid for my […] more »

by Dan Reimold

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. I am writing an adviser’s confession: Our student newspaper blog stinks. Amid many scoops and successes this semester, The Minaret, […] more »

by Kim Fox

Click here to read the entire series The 2010 G20 summit in Toronto marked the first time the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation collaborated with citizen journalists on a large and integrated scale. In the lead up to the event, we noticed our online community was passionate about the topic. As a public broadcaster, we saw it […] more »