Tag: blogging

by Andrew Giles Buckley

Only days before the production crew for “Hit and Run History”¬†was to board a flight to Africa, I got a message over Facebook: “Bring plenty of bug spray.” The year prior, we had taken on the story of the Columbia Expedition — the first American voyage around the world. With the rapid changes in digital […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why we need a better conversation about the future of journalism education (Poynter) 2. A cheatsheet to the Education Innovation Summit (EdSurge) 3. Journalism’s decline boosts j-schools (Crain’s) 4. Students question the price, necessity of graduate journalism programs (NYU News) Get the weekly Journalism Education Roundup email from MediaShift more »

by Julie Keck

1. Confirmed: Elsevier has bought Mendeley for $69-$100 million to expand its open, social education data efforts (TechCrunch)   2. Blogging in the 21st-century classroom (Edutopia)   3. Steve Coll surprises Columbia J-school faculty with talk of a two-year program (Capital)   4. Coursera announces revenues from accredited certificate program (Inside Higher Ed) 5. The […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. 6 top tips for handing a social media crisis (memeburn) 2. Kickstarter’s Perry Chen on crowdsourcing and creativity – Podcast (GigaOm) 3. Success of music streaming apps like Spotify means less money for musicians (NYT) 4. “In death, Swartz has become a political martyr for the cause he championed in life: making scientific and […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Google celebrates a $50 billion year (Guardian) 2. Twitter makes embeddable tweets faster, “more engaging” (memeburn) 3. A new ‘Bill of Rights’ for online students (Chronicle of Higher Education) 4. Study says 1 out of 3 people feels worse after visiting Facebook (Reuters) 5. How to crowdfund your journalism project (10,000 Words) Subscribe to […] more »

by Mark Glaser

About six weeks ago, I got a phone call out of the blue from a New York Times editor who told me that I had been recommended to be a candidate for the open Public Editor job at the Times. My first reaction (outside of shock) was to be honored that they would consider me, […] more »

by Jillian C. York

When prominent Egyptian blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah was arrested during a protest in 2006, his friends and fellow bloggers from all over the world sprung into action, launching a multifaceted campaign to free the activist. The campaign’s success was inspiring, and the techniques used would serve as a blueprint for future efforts. As bloggers […] more »

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 »