Tag: new media

by Rebecca Blatt

Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is partnering with American Public Media on a new startup called the PIN Bureau. Students in the bureau help newsroom clients across the country engage with their communities and develop enterprise stories through use of APM’s Public Insight Network. In a PIN Bureau pilot […] more »

by Angela Washeck

As journalists representing more than 40 countries descended upon Austin, Texas, over the weekend for the 15th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), the show clearly evolved from its roots as an academic gathering, with discussions on wearables, drones, engagement metrics, video and journalism startups. Here are a few highlights from some of the […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Paul Carr’s news site NSFW Corp joins with Silicon Valley-backed PandoDaily (Dominic Rushe / The Guardian) 2. CNN shares Instagram images from the ground on new Scenes platform (Rachel Bartlett / Journalism.co.uk) 3. In Myanmar, newly free media struggle to turn a profit (Thomas Fuller / New York Times) 4. Expert at NU-Q symposium: […] more »

by Alexa Capeloto

Most journalism professors are probably familiar with the Poynter Institute’s News University, an online training ground of webinars and self-directed courses for media professionals and students. In fact, if they’re like me they incorporate free modules like The Lead Lab and The Be a Reporter Game into their classes. And why not? They are a […] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

This month, throngs of fresh-eyed students are filing back onto campus (or logging in online), attempting to become journalists at a time when the very definition of a journalist is in constant flux. Those who teach tomorrow’s journalists have a monumental task ahead of them: Not only do they have to instruct and mentor these […] more »

by Jan Schaffer

In Denver, the statewide public television network had no newsroom until it merged with an investigative news site that built one from scratch. In St. Louis, The Beacon has been working to add its 14 reporters to the public radio station’s 12 news people for a combined newsroom with the firepower of 26 journalists. In […] more »

by Mark Hannah

A new generation of young women has begun to make their mark online, combining entrepreneurial energy with the hardwired digital fluency that typifies the so-called digital natives. Here are two stories of such women, both 26 years old, who jettisoned their office jobs to create online media outlets designed for young women like them. For […] more »

by Simon Roughneen

More than a week after Malaysian police fired teargas and water cannons at thousands of demonstrators seeking reform of the country’s electoral system, a Facebook petition calling on Prime Minister Najib Razak to quit has drawn over 200,000 backers, highlighting the role of social and new media in Malaysia’s restrictive free speech environment. One contributor […] more »

by Roland Legrand

At Mediafin, we started the year with some ambitious plans for our blogging activities. We want to create new blogs to involve more people, but we also want to become more active on our existing blogs. I’ll tell you about what we’re doing, the reasons behind it and how things seem to be working out […] more »

by Jaron Gilinsky

I thought I was going to a breakfast where people actually ate food. But food is hardly the top priority at a Jeff Pulver breakfast, where people are too busy pitching their latest ideas to investors, scoping out the competition, or scoping out the eligible singles on the market. Jeff is known for being one […] more »