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by Matt Stempeck

Live-blogging is stressful. First, you need to find a reliable WiFi connection — and a way to sustain your device’s battery. Then, there’s the challenge of transcribing a speaker’s words in real-time. And if you want to go beyond transcription and create a polished piece of writing, complete with links to related resources, the challenge […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

Education content on MediaShift is sponsored by the USC Annenberg nine-month M.A. in Specialized Journalism. USC’s highly customized degree programs are tailored to the experienced journalist and gifted amateur. Learn more about how USC Annenberg is immersed in tomorrow. It’s difficult to deny that social media platforms are changing the face of modern communication. Online […] more »

by Dave Gustafson

Elections test how much information a news organization can process and then quickly and accurately share it with an audience. They’re also a good time for news organizations to take stock of how far they’ve come since the last one, and to try the latest journalistic tools (or gimmicks). Four years ago, YouTube was nascent […] more »