Tag: newshour

by Julie Keck

1. Secret court ruling put tech companies in data bind (NYT) 2. Reporting, or illegal hacking? (Columbia Journalism Review) 3. Lucas and Spielberg predict ‘massive implosion’ of Hollywood caused by tech industry (TechCrunch) 4. Venerable format of ‘NewsHour’ struggles with new era of media (NYT) 5. BMI files suit against Pandora (The Hollywood Reporter) 6. 16 percent share content on Twitter without reading it (Social Media Today) [...] more »

by Teresa Gorman

PBS NewsHour staffers who were awake late last Sunday before Memorial Day, including myself, were just as startled as the rest of the Internet to discover a legitimate-looking blog post on our site claiming that late rapper Tupac Shakur was alive. We were under a hacking attack. Suddenly, it was time for damage control. I [...] more »

by Katie Donnelly

Increasingly, Public Media 2.0 projects are moving not only beyond broadcast to social and mobile platforms, but into the realms of digital and media literacy training. Producers of such projects recognize that in order to participate fully in the new media world, children and adults need to be able to access, analyze, evaluate and communicate [...] more »

by Kate Gardiner

When the PBS NewsHour relaunched both on-air and online in December, a new homepage was unveiled, a news blog was born and a new correspondent joined the team. But another big change unfolded behind the scenes as well: The addition of a social media desk assistant (myself) dedicated to fostering an online community and better [...] more »