Tag: journalists

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. DNC out to a stronger start than the RNC on social media (Lost Remote) 2, Knight Foundation funds 20 projects for community reporting, data and collaboration (Poynter) 3. The Atlantic’s digital properties post ‘record-setting’ August (FishbowlDC) 4. Flipboard CEO expresses concern [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. News Corp.‘s chief digital officer to step down (Huffington Post) 2. Wall Street Journal offers free Wi-Fi in New York City, San Francisco  (Romenesko) 3. Minority hiring in TV news and radio rose in 2012 (Huffington Post) 4. White House [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Report: Journalists want technology, multimedia and data skills (Poynter) 2. Who gets the gold in the Social Olympics? Facebook, Twitter or Google+? (ReadWriteWeb) 3. A look inside Digital First Media’s ‘Thunderdome newsroom’ (The Buttry Diary) 4. 2.1% of readers who [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Turner buys sports website Bleacher Report (AP) 2. What does Financial Times’ digital progress mean in dollars? (Guardian) 3. Most magazines suffered during the first half, report shows (FishbowlNY) 4. Why you can make a strong case for and against [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. All New York Times premium content will be available on Flipboard (AllThingsD) 2. Boston.com to launch streaming radio station (Boston Globe) 3. E-book price fixing trial has been set for June 2013 (PaidContent) 4. Report: Federal funds vital for public [...] more »

by Rosa Ramirez

As the most high-profile international collaboration, WikiLeaks offers some interesting lessons about working with news organizations abroad. But it can be difficult to untangle those lessons from the drama that surrounded the story. And frankly, very few media organizations could pull off a similar effort. But there’s another international collaboration that has some lessons to [...] more »

by Simon Roughneen

Two and a half years to the day since the world’s worst-ever single mass killing of journalists took place in the southern Philippines, many suspects remain at large, the trial is stalled, and victim’s families are being harassed and intimidated. MANILA — Most days, Philippine presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda does a White House-style briefing with [...] more »

by Emily Harris

Carrie Lozano nailed a real need in her No. 1 takeaway from last month’s “collaboration marathon” of back-to-back conferences in Berkeley, Calif. “We need to come up with useful cost-benefit analyses of collaboration,” she wrote on Collaboration Central last week. That work is underway. Journalists and others experienced in collaboration began to assess the costs [...] more »

by Amanda Hirsch

Did you hear the one about the journalist who used improv skills to do her job better? It’s no punchline: The art of improv offers many lessons for journalists, not least of which is how to collaborate more effectively. I’ve been performing improv since 2004, and in 2010 I started teaching workshops that apply lessons [...] more »

by Jessica Clark

The following post is from Jessica Clark, who is the media strategist for the Association of Independents in Radio (AIR), which produced the Localore competition. From Fargo to Austin, and Boston to the Bay Area, 10 public stations across the country are now poised to ramp up their innovation capacity. They’ll be incubating projects led [...] more »