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by Mark Glaser

Business content on MediaShift is sponsored by the weekend MA in Public Communication at American University. Designed for working professionals, the program is suited to career changers and public relations or social marketing professionals seeking career advancement. Learn more here. With the rise of content farms such as Demand Media and Examiner, and the recent [...] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

The Public Media 2.0 series on MediaShift is sponsored by American University’s Center for Social Media (CSM) through a grant from the Ford Foundation. Learn more about CSM’s research on emerging public media trends and standards at futureofpublicmedia.net. On a recent chilly night in downtown Manhattan, about 130 fans of WNYC’s Radio Lab chuckled at [...] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

Click image to read more in this series From a business perspective, traditional journalism is rather inefficient. Stories are chosen by a small group whose members often have similar experiences and outlooks. With little knowledge of true market demand, they assign the stories to a limited pool of writers and reporters who may not have [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

4MR is sponsored by Carnegie-Knight News21, an alliance of 12 journalism schools in which top students tell complex stories in inventive ways. See tips for spurring innovation and digital learning at Learn.News21.com. In this week’s 4MR podcast I give an overview of “content farms,” sites such as those from Demand Media, Yahoo’s Associated Content and [...] more »

by Corbin Hiar

Click image to read more in this series In my first article for our special Beyond Content Farms series, I examined the opportunities available to writers at some of the biggest content farms. Today, I look at jobs covering hyper-local news. What hyper-local news organizations are aiming for is nothing short of revolutionary: AOL’s two-year-old [...] more »