Tag: poynter

by Mark Glaser

In an era of social media and lightning-fast breaking news, how do you sort truth from fiction? Today, you can watch and listen in as a panel of traditional and new media practitioners discuss how they make ethical decisions on what to post and when. Produced by The Poynter Institute and MediaShift, “Truth and Trust in the 21st [...] more »

by Zach C. Cohen

Digital disruption has changed the landscape of the media world, and journalism and communication schools need to figure out how to educate in a time of vast change. The schools themselves need to change too, or risk falling behind. As part of this week’s special “Back to J-School 2013,” in-depth report at MediaShift, this episode [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Finberg: Journalism schools need to adapt or risk becoming irrelevant (Poynter) 2. New Columbia j-school dean ‘elated’ to start work, doesn’t think journalism is headed into the abyss (Village Voice) 3. Research raises MOOC participation concerns (Stanford Daily) 4. Opinion: How good ideas in EdTech go ‘viral’ (EdSurge) 5. What it’s like to take [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Craig Newmark Welcome to the 50th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali as co-hosts. The joy of the Facebook IPO was quickly replaced with disdain as the stock nosedived and lawsuits ensued. We run down the headlines, including the New Orleans Times-Picayune and Oregon Daily Emerald killing daily print editions [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Is there a disconnect between j-school and reality? (The Australian – subscription required) 2. Poynter faculty member talks about the impact of mobile on journalism (Downtown Devil) 3. McGraw Hill believes new iPad will lead to revolution in education materials (Talking Points Memo) [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Scholastic launches e-reading app for kids (PaidContent) 2. Study: Early and obvious corrections work best online (Knight Digital Media Center) 3. Will Apple create the all-iPad classroom? (San Jose Mercury News) 4. Tips and resources for entrepreneurial journalists with legal questions (Poynter) 5. Student [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Verizon, AT&T plan to sell 4G iPad (Wall Street Journal) 2. Hearst to make e-editions available on Amazon (Adweek) 3. AP sues Meltwater News over copyright infringement  (AP) 4. The differences between U.S. and U.K. Pinterest users (Mashable) 5. New tool [...] more »

by Dan Reimold

Jim Romenesko is having a good time. Lately, the “journalism evangelist,” “KING of the blogosphere,” and “go-to source for news about the news“ has been waking up earlier, posting more often, and featuring content he had not felt free to publish for more than a decade. In the wake of his abrupt departure from The [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

Education content on MediaShift is brought to you by:  Innovation. Reputation. Opportunity. Get all the advantages journalism and PR pros need to help put their future in focus. Learn more about USC Annenberg’s Master’s programs. The best stories across the web on journalism education 1. Syracuse named best j-school in NewsPro poll (Jim Romenesko) 2. “Medical school model” [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. Judge: Feds can get Twitter users’ data without warrant (Wall Street Journal) 2. Facebook settles with FTC to make new privacy changes opt-in (TechCrunch) 3. Romenesko out at Poynter after attribution problems surface (Media Decoder) 4. Apple’s AssistiveTouch helps the disabled use the iPhone (David Pogue) 5. [...] more »