Tag: center for investigative reporting

by Julie Keck

1. MIT moves to intervene in release of Aaron Swartz’s Secret Service file (Wired) 2. Freedom of Information Act Machine fights government secrecy by automating transparency requests (TechCrunch) 3. Facebook introduces photo comments for pages (Mashable) 4. Reading news through gestures: New York Times to release Leap Motion app (The Verge) 5. Swell raises $5.4 […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism kept its home (Columbia Journalism Review) 2. Twitter’s new ‘embedded on these websites’ feature helps users discover the story behind the tweet (The Verge) 3. Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp – reborn as publishing arm – targets smartphones (Guardian) 4. Center for Investigative Reporting steps on stage to experiment with storytelling (Poynter) 5. Thanks to the web, […] 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 »