Tag: social journalism

by Meagan Doll

On Friday, October 3, our #EdShift chat will focus on journalism and community engagement. Join us at 1 p.m. Eastern Time/12 p.m. Central Time/10 a.m. Pacific Time as we discuss journalism as a service. The chat will be moderated by CUNY Director of Social Journalism Carrie Brown, with special guests Jeremy Littau from LeHigh University, […] more »

by Reuben Stern

This week we bring you new concepts for tools, business models and information services aimed at improving real-time social journalism across digital platforms. The ideas surfaced during a two-day hackathon organized and hosted in San Francisco by The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, KQED and the Public Media Platform. About 80 journalists, programmers and other innovative thinkers formed […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Like newspapers, Facebook determines who gets included editorially and who needs to buy ads (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 2. In praise of the almost-journalists (Dan Gillmor / Slate) 3. Jawbone snaps up Playground.fm (Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch) 4. Voice of San Diego and MinnPost are building out their membership models (Joseph Lichterman / Nieman […] more »

by Julie Posetti

The BBC College of Journalism is staging a Social Media Summit (hashtag #BBCSMS) in London this week, which will bring together industry leaders, practitioners and academics from around the world, with a view to collaboratively mapping the future of social journalism. Social media is having a transformative impact on professional journalism. And the speed of […] more »