Tag: layoffs

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. Twitter Updates Its Apps, Including for the iPad (NYT) 2. “The ‘second screen’ may move closer to the mainstream” (PaidContent) 3. The Guardian creates its first chief digital officer role (Paidcontent) 4. Vimeo creators can now make money off their videos […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. State Department clarifies potential Amazon Kindle deal (PaidContent) 2. Media companies bid for new Web domains (Poynter) 3. You can now hear SoundCloud without leaving Twitter (GigaOm) 4. Microsoft could be buying social website Yammer (Bloomberg) 5. Upcoming documentary profiles […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Should Facebook open up to young kids? (Time) 2. Windows Phone Marketplace has surpassed 100,000 apps (The Next Web) 3. Atlantic Media’s digital-only pub has tablets in mind (Lean Back 2.0) 4. Twitter co-founder snags a book deal (Sacramento Bee) […] more »

by Mark Glaser

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Mark Glaser 1. Facebook, banks sued over pre-IPO analyst calls (Reuters) 2. Can Motorola’s cloud-based DVR kick start TV everywhere? (PaidContent) 3. Why newspapers need to lose the ‘view from nowhere’ (GigaOm) 4. Voice of San Diego adds monthly print magazine (FishbowlLA) 5. In wake of layoffs, a 4-step plan for patch success (Street […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Staci Kramer Welcome to the 17th episode of “The Mediatwits,” the weekly audio podcast from MediaShift. The co-hosts are MediaShift’s Mark Glaser and Staci Kramer, editor of PaidContent, who’s filling in for Rafat Ali. This show looks at the week’s big changes in the media landscape. First, Steve Jobs announced he was stepping down as […] more »

by Jaclyn Schiff

For years, journalism fellowships have afforded young and mid-career journalists the opportunity to hone their craft, pick up new skills and learn more about their beats. These paid programs last anywhere from a couple of weeks to a full year, and often require journalists to take time off from the newsroom. The resource site JournalismJobs.com […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Here’s the latest 4MR audio report from MediaShift. In this week’s edition, I look at the deep layoffs that are planned at AOL, the AP and BusinessWeek. In the case of AOL, the company plans to shed one-third of its workforce, or 2,500 staffers. eBay founder Pierre Omidyar announced plans to launch a news startup […] more »

by Megan Taylor

What It Is The Arizona Guardian and Heat City are two examples of web-only news sites started by recently unemployed journalists. The Arizona Guardian is run by four Phoenix-based journalists who were recently laid off from the East Valley Tribune. The Guardian covers legislative issues and other aspects of the state capitol. Heat City is […] more »