Tag: readwriteweb

by Dorian Benkoil

In digital media, it turns out, editors — actual human beings — might actually be necessary. At least that seems to be the trend as developer-laden ventures like Tumblr, Flipboard and even an ad network bring in journalists to help identify and stoke conversations across the digisphere. “Many companies, particularly in tech, are looking for [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. SAY Media acquires tech blog ReadWriteWeb (Tech Crunch) 2. Video ads with special effects are more successful (paidContent) 3. Viewers increasingly watch streaming video on game consoles (Los Angeles Times) 4. Zynga IPO could challenge Google’s high score (paidContent) 5. Telling political stories in [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Peter Horrocks Welcome to the 31st episode of “The Mediatwits,” the weekly audio podcast from MediaShift. The co-hosts are MediaShift’s Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali. This week we turn across the pond to the U.K., where the BBC is pushing its BBC World cable news channel to an American audience. The BBC recently made a [...] more »

by Neal Rodriguez

Education content on MediaShift 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. The world is flooded with multi-day web marketing conferences and other educational opportunities aimed at teaching people how to use [...] more »