Tag: disruption

by Julie Keck

1. The woman behind Upworthy’s viral explosion (Stephen H. Segal / Philadelphia Weekly) 2. How HarperCollins’s Chief Digital Officer uses big data to make publishing profitable (Rachel Greenfield / Fast Company) 3. How geolocation may play a bigger role in future newsgathering (Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk) 4. Why related links are getting so racy and [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why we’re moving our media coverage to GigaOm (Tom Krazit / paidContent) 2. Is Twitter really ruining journalism? (Bronwen Clune / Guardian) 3. PEN American Center survey finds surveillance is leaving writers wary (Noam Cohen / New York Times) 4. Vice magazine and disruption in the media: The next big thing always starts out [...] more »

by Zach C. Cohen

How will we teach the next generation of the journalists? Such is the question raised in PBS MediaShift’s “Back to J-School” special, and we want you to help us find out. Will J-schools flip the curriculum, focusing more on digital skills than journalism basics? Will they flip the classroom, moving most learning online and turning [...] more »

by Maryanne Reed

This guest post is co-authored by Dana Coester. Data Visualization, geo-mapping, audience engagement, agile development, responsive design. What do any of these terms have to do with journalism? Turns out, quite a bit these days. With a staggering amount of data now available to journalists, the ability to capture, interpret and present it to audiences [...] more »

by Sue Robinson

Traditional news organizations need to embrace the disruption brought by digital culture — or they risk becoming obsolete. That was the message late last week at the International Symposium on Online Journalism hosted by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin, where about 370 of the world’s [...] more »

by Roland Legrand

I’m going to tell you a secret about my newsroom. The 20-somethings there are indeed fast to pick up new technology such as social networking, RSS and the use of Flip cameras. They are also wonderful colleagues, as well as dedicated and intensely engaged journalists. Of course, that’s not the secret. What is surprising is [...] more »