Tag: ehow

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Former Cosmo editor gives $30M to start media innovation center at Stanford, Columbia (Poynter) 2. Three founders leave Demand Media, operator of eHow (paidContent) 3. NBC to stream Super Bowl on web (All Things D) 4. Obama shines in Google […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Demand Media has come under fire as Exhibit A in content farming: a large, burgeoning startup that creates massive amounts of content cheaply and tries to capitalize on popular search terms in Google. Though it had a successful IPO, the company was dinged by a recent change in Google’s algorithm aimed at featuring higher quality […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Business content on MediaShift is sponsored by the weekend MA in Public Communication at American University. Designed for working professionals, the program is suited to career changers and public relations or social marketing professionals seeking career advancement. Learn more here. Content farms. Content mills. Robo-content. Demand Media and its huge how-to site eHow have been […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Business content on MediaShift is sponsored by the weekend MA in Public Communication at American University. Designed for working professionals, the program is suited to career changers and public relations or social marketing professionals seeking career advancement. Learn more here. With the rise of content farms such as Demand Media and Examiner, and the recent […] more »

by Davis Shaver

Click image to read more in this series From time to time, we provide an overview of one broad MediaShift topic, annotated with online resources and plenty of tips. The idea is to help you understand the topic, learn the jargon, and take action. We’ve previously covered Twitter, local watchdog news sites, and Net neutrality, […] more »