Tag: blogging

by Julie Keck

1. Going Google: Lessons learned from rolling out 1200 Chromebooks (Brandon Phenix / EdSurge) 2. Will MOOCs undermine top business schools, or help them? (Steve Kolowich / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. Podcast: Copyright in online education (Doug Lederman / Inside Higher Education) [AUD] 4. Online Smithsonian courses show MOOC market may be a […] more »

by Fannie Cohen

Medium was created by Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone in 2012, with the mission of helping good writing “find the right audience.” After launch, the platform was initially invite-only to reinforce that Medium is a place for quality scribes and has received praise for its clean design and easy-to-use interface. Since then, the […] more »

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 »