Tag: foursquare

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Julian Assange to launch talk show on Tuesday (Huffington Post) 2. Pew: 1 in 5 American adults is not on the web (TechCrunch) 3. An inside look at how California Watch developed an award-winning project (Poynter) 4. How to spot […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Who should consumers root for in DOJ’s e-book lawsuit? (GigaOm) 2. Patch editor-in-chief Brian Farnham to leave the company (Business Insider) 3. Magazines’ first-quarter ad revenues down 4.2% (minOnline) 4. The Bay Citizen to end its relationship with NYT (Poynter) […] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

Business content on MediaShift is sponsored by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, which offers an intensive, cutting edge, three semester Master of Arts in Journalism; a unique one semester Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism; and the CUNY J-Camp series of Continuing Professional Development workshops focused on emerging trends and skill sets in the industry. […] more »

by Terri Thornton

When social media first gained attention, I heard many people scoff that these online connections couldn’t possibly be real friends. Some even used “Facebook friend” as a synonym for shallowness, fearing people might trade face-to-face interaction for a virtual life online. But many years, re-tweets, meet-ups, event invitations and birthday wishes later, the majority of […] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

The media universe is more multifaceted, and confused, than ever, something Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley alluded to at the Mirror Awards on Tuesday. “Even though we’re a technology company, we behave like we are a media company,” he said. “It’s a question people ask all the time: What is a media company?” By giving Crowley […] more »

by Steven Davy

The experiments that took place with Facebook and Twitter during the 2008 presidential campaign are now viewed as standard operating procedure just two years later. Will the same be said about location-based services come 2012? Foursquare and Gowalla are the current crowned kings of geo-location and have been getting regular mentions in the tech blogosphere […] more »

by Kris Krug

Every March, the city of Austin, Texas, welcomes the world for its annual South by Southwest Festival, otherwise known as SXSW. The festival consists of three parts: SXSW Interactive, a four-day geekfest for the Internet community; SXSW Film, ten days of international cinema programs; and SXSW Music, a four day non-stop celebration of live music. […] more »

by Mark Glaser

This episode of 4MR is brought to you by the Knight Digital Media Center, providing a spectrum of training for the 21st century journalist. Find out more at KDMC’s website. It’s also underwritten by GoDaddy, helping you set up your own website in a snap with domain name registration, web hosting and 24/7 support. Visit […] more »

by Rob Arcamona

They know where you sleep, and now they know where you get coffee. That was the message driven home by the recently created website PleaseRobMe.com. The site aggregates Twitter posts sent when a person uses Foursquare to check in at a location — meaning they’re basically telling the world that they’re not at home at […] more »