Tag: radio

by Mark Glaser

Who can pay attention to one form of media anymore? Sit and watch TV without a mobile device in your lap? Unthinkable. Watch a presidential debate without Twitter? No way. Every big live event seems to be better with a back channel to discuss with friends and strangers online. So what’s your plan for Election [...] more »

by Amanda Hirsch

“WisconsinVote.org is a great example of a collaboration between a public television and radio station to create a service for the community,” said Ann Alquist, director of Radio Engagement at the National Center for Media Engagement (NCME), via email. The site, which offers comprehensive election coverage and resources for Wisconsin voters, is a joint project [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. News Corp.‘s chief digital officer to step down (Huffington Post) 2. Wall Street Journal offers free Wi-Fi in New York City, San Francisco  (Romenesko) 3. Minority hiring in TV news and radio rose in 2012 (Huffington Post) 4. White House [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Twitter reinstates journalist’s account after NBC withdraws complaint (Poynter) 2. NBC Sports chairman defends network’s decision for tape delay (SportsBusiness Daily Global) 3. News Corp.‘s The Daily plans to lay off nearly a third of staff (AllThingsD) 4. How the [...] more »

by Jessica Clark

The following post is from Jessica Clark, who is the media strategist for the Association of Independents in Radio (AIR), which produced the Localore competition. From Fargo to Austin, and Boston to the Bay Area, 10 public stations across the country are now poised to ramp up their innovation capacity. They’ll be incubating projects led [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. Researchers release “socialbots” on Facebook to collect user data for security study (CNET News) 2. All the Groupon IPO really proves is that the bubble is back (GigaOM) 3. Investing in selling nothing: Zynga’s march to an IPO (NPR) 4. Disney partners with YouTube on new video series (New [...] more »

by Simon Roughneen

JUBA, SUDAN — “If someone from southern Sudan trusts you, they will tell you enough to write a book,” said Cecilia Sierra Salcido, a Mexican missionary nun turned media entrepreneur who runs Radio Bakhita in Sudan. “We broadcast a special history series, as so much here has not been written or recorded, and so many [...] more »

by Anne Nelson

This article was co-authored by Mayur Patel Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the devastating earthquake that shook Haiti last January, killing more than 230,000 people and leaving several million inhabitants of the small island nation homeless. Though natural disasters are common, the humanitarian response this time was different: New media and communications technologies were used [...] more »

by Clothilde Le Coz

Clothilde Le Coz just returned from Haiti, where she was part of a Reporters Without Borders mission. This is a special report about how Haitian media are responding to the disaster. The photos were taken by the author. In two weeks, Haiti will be forgotten by much of the world. After foreign media leave, which [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Problem: Where can people find the local information they need, whether it’s about a school board meeting, a new construction project or a nearby robbery? Solution: A community hub, with all the information aggregated in one online source and pushed out via libraries, in-person meetings, community radio, small run print publications and cable access TV. [...] more »