Tag: convergence journalism

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week we explore some new tools that push video from smartphones to television, and we see how one newspaper is working to turn entertainment listings into a real-world audience experience. PART 1: AirCast Live A new app called¬†AirCast Live¬†enables users to send video clips and photos directly […] more »

by Angela Washeck

As journalists representing more than 40 countries descended upon Austin, Texas, over the weekend for the 15th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), the show clearly evolved from its roots as an academic gathering, with discussions on wearables, drones, engagement metrics, video and journalism startups. Here are a few highlights from some of the […] more »

by Alfred Hermida

Professors are commonly stereotyped as people who know more about books than technology. But as classrooms are now filled with a generation who grew up with computers, iPods and the Internet, more and more professors are starting to experiment with new digital learning tools. At last week’s Convergence and Society conference at the University of […] more »

by Alfred Hermida

Alfred Hermida Recently, MediaShift started running reports from “embeds” at various media outlets and educational institutions. This report comes from Alfred Hermida, an assistant professor at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of British Columbia. “Multidisciplined” and “flexible” were just two of the words in a recent ad for a paid internship at […] more »