Tag: china

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. “Without a robust future for journalism education, it is harder to see a robust future for journalism.” (Poynter) 2. How journalism is taught in China (Columbia Journalism Review) 3. New technology has been a game-changer for people with disabilities. One student’s story  (eSchool [...] more »

by Mark Hannah

NEW YORK — The famous Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei once wrote in a blog, “To express yourself needs a reason, but expressing yourself is a reason.” In the highly censored world of Chinese media, this sums up the growing consensus within that country — and around the world — that the freedom of [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Live tweeting will be allowed at Sandusky trial (TVSpy) 2. Mike Daisey questions if tech writers are journalists (Poynter) 3. Facebook lets page admins schedule messages (Mashable) 4. Figuring out why and when controversial tweets are deleted in China (Nieman [...] more »

by Rosa Ramirez

As the most high-profile international collaboration, WikiLeaks offers some interesting lessons about working with news organizations abroad. But it can be difficult to untangle those lessons from the drama that surrounded the story. And frankly, very few media organizations could pull off a similar effort. But there’s another international collaboration that has some lessons to [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Twitter takes a stand against warrant-less request for protester’s data (Forbes) 2. People turn to mobile for “just-in-time” information, Pew finds (Pew) 3. Al Jazeera English to close bureau in China after government refuses to renew press credential (TVNewser) 4. [...] more »

by Anne Nelson

Search for the term “international media development” and you won’t find many university departments or publications. Nonetheless, the field is over 50 years old and has exerted a major influence on many regions of the world, accounting for a budget of half a billion dollars a year. The Center for International Media Assistance, a Congressionally-funded [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Jillian York Welcome to the 38th 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. First, we get a special on-the-ground report from special guest Mohamed El Dahshan in Tunisia, talking about a ruling expected from the country’s [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Facebook will bring Timeline to brand pages (ReadWriteWeb) 2. Chinese retailers told to take iPads off shelves in response to trademark spat (PaidContent) 3. How social media helped ‘Downton Abbey’ take off (Lost Remote) 4. Six lessons from Social Media [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

The numbers are staggering. Apple Inc. is now the most valuable company in the U.S. The company made more than $13 billion in profit last quarter, more than Google made in revenues. According to TUAW, the iPhone by itself, in three months, brought in more revenue than McDonald’s made in all of 2010. So how [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 35th episode of “The Mediatwits,” the weekly audio podcast from MediaShift. The co-hosts are MediaShift’s Mark Glaser and Dorian Benkoil, who is filling in for Rafat Ali. Once again, Apple dominates the headlines, this time for quarterly earnings that blew away Wall Street — and everyone else. The company made $13.1 billion [...] more »