Tag: newsroom

by Jim Flink

This is the second installment of Jim Flink’s coverage of his new multi-platform experiment at the University of Missouri. Check out his opening piece that ran in February on EducationShift. What causes species to migrate? Inhospitable conditions? A yearning for home? A longing for greener pastures? In the case of multi-platform migration in news, it’s [...] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reporting by Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle, Laura Davison, Chelsea Stuart and Sarah Harkins. This week the RJI Futures Lab explores how newsroom design might affect coverage, how to connect stories with their proper audience and how the New York Times made its pay model work. PART 1: Collaborative newsroom layouts Many traditional newsrooms have changed [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. NBC’s Olympic ratings may allow the company to ‘break even’ (LA Times) 2. You can send back your copy of Jonah Lehrer’s ‘Imagine’ for a full refund (PaidContent) 3. Digital First Media debuts Social Media Wire at the New Haven [...] more »

by Anna Shoup

About two months have passed since we officially became the PBS NewsHour. I wrote my previous update for MediaShift” just after the two staffs — broadcast and online — merged into one building and were getting used to having each other around. But, really, how merged have these two teams become? The initial good news [...] more »

by Anna Shoup

This is the first of a series of posts by Anna Shoup, the local/national editor for the program that will soon be renamed “PBS NewsHour.” She will provide an insider’s look at how the broadcast is changing, including the recent merging of its broadcast and online teams. The “NewsHour with Jim Lehrer” is re-incarnating itself [...] more »

by Megan Taylor

One of the explanations for the emergence of the programmer/journalist is the move of news organizations from print (or radio or TV) to the web. While some newspapers have gone online-only, and many are still trying to move to a “web-first” mindset, there are still newsrooms that view the web as a secondary medium. I [...] more »

by Wayne MacPhail

What does journalism cost? That’s a question that’s being batted around a lot lately as the economic case for and against traditional newsrooms gets made in the press, on the web, and certainly across well-polished boardroom tables. In an article on J-Source, Kirk LaPointe, managing editor of the Vancouver Sun, argued that when the cost [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

A lot of the brightest minds in journalism have been thinking for some time about how the newsroom of the future might operate as we move from legacy print and broadcast operations into a more converged, Internet-centric world. I’ve taken a couple stabs myself at how a “New Newsroom” might operate, both in a guest [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Sometimes as media-watchers, we get caught up in philosophical debates about whether newspapers will survive in future times, whether people will still want to have TV news anchors read them the news, and whether non-commercial NPR will continue to survive and thrive in the age of podcasting. In the past, I’ve played a few different [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

It’s much easier to talk about changing than to actually change. That’s the lesson everyone learns each year with New Year’s resolutions such as “I’m going to lose 20 pounds and exercise more” or “I’ll finally start my own business.” In the media world, traditional old-world media loves to talk about new media, from podcasts [...] more »