Tag: the economist

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter is working with an advocacy group to investigate the harassment of women (Casey Newton / The Verge) 2. How one group is making it easier to use social media in Afghanistan (Alicia Shepard / Columbia Journalism Review) 3. Can Berkeleyside turn an engaged community into a profitable membership program? (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Journalism curator Longform launching first iPhone app (Jeremy Barr / Capital New York) 2. Mail Online’s ad revenues rise nearly 50% year on year (John Plunkett / The Guardian) 3. Y Combinator releases its curriculum as a Stanford class — and online (Liz Gannes / Re/code) 4. College newspaper drops print, first to operate […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. Can Justin Timberlake bring MySpace back? (AllFacebook) 2. Quartz, the new business news site from Atlantic Media, has launched (Nieman Lab) 3. The Economist says it’s the first magazine to set a digital rate base (Adweek) 4. Twitter co-founder suggests a […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Microsoft and Barnes & Noble team up in e-book venture for Windows (PaidContent) 2. Local TV stations must post data about political advertising online, FCC says (The Wrap TV) 3. Pass the popcorn: Spending on home entertainment on the rise […] more »

by Corbin Hiar

Education content on MediaShift is sponsored by the USC Annenberg nine-month M.A. in Specialized Journalism. USC’s highly customized degree programs are tailored to the experienced journalist and gifted amateur. Learn more about how USC Annenberg is immersed in tomorrow. This week, three senior staffers from ProPublica will visit the second class of students enrolled in […] more »