Tag: political journalism

by Julie Keck

1. Big news forges its own path (NYT) 2. Facebook releases data, including all NSA requests (Facebook Newsroom) 3. Results of the Women in Media Project, so far (New Matilda) 4. Can Buzzfeed be stopped? (TechCrunch) 5. Two ways to excel in political journalism: No politics or some politics (PressThink) 6. Can local news take on a watchdog role? (Variety) 7. Washington Examiner says goodbye to daily edition (Poynter) [...] more »

by Tristan Stewart-Robertson

Since Barack Obama successfully tapped into social media during his run to the White House in 2008, every political group has tried to use the digital world to bring in revenue and votes. This year’s Scottish Parliament elections, which take place on May 5, will be the first in that country since Facebook and Twitter [...] more »

by Julie Posetti

Click here to read the entire series The Digital Age has seen significant change in the way Australian politicians, political journalists and the public interact and communicate with each other. As a result, MediaShift asked me to identify the top five events in Australia’s recent history where politics and new media intersected. My shortlist, compiled [...] more »

by Julie Posetti

The spectacular demise of the Australian conservative party’s leadership in November 2009 was a turning point for political journalism in the country. This is the third and final installment in a special MediaShift series (read part one here and part two here) about the transformative impact of the biggest Australian political story of 2009, which [...] more »