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by Nielsen Wire

This post and infographic originally appeared on the Nielsen blog Nielsen Wire here. It is reused here with permission. Moms are often at the center of their family’s offline life, so it’s little surprise that they’re also at the center of many of the biggest trends online as well. Whether to look up the latest [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Facebook may be behind the decline of news-reader apps (TechCrunch) 2. Will social media help George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin case? (Poynter) 3. Inside Hulu’s first original scripted show (Lost Remote) 4. Tumblr dives into the world of curation [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Warren Buffett says he may buy more newspapers (Telegraph) 2. Revenue at Washington Post’s newspaper division down 8 percent from last year (Poynter) 3. Tumblr’s first copyright lawsuit (PaidContent) 4. Why kids’ e-book sales are surging (PaidContent) 5. Wemple: Politico [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Online media among 2012 Pulitzer winners (Nieman Lab) 2. “The Huffington Post won a Pulitzer Prize Monday. The world didn’t end.” (PaidContent) 3. The term “Tumblr” expected to eclipse “blog” by year’s end in Google searches (TPM) 4. Foursquare has [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. E-book revenues for publishers were up in 2011 (PaidContent) 2. Financial Times’ digital growth explained (Foliomag) 3. More are watching live TV to avoid spoilers on social networks (Lost Remote) 4. NYT launches Tumblr of paper’s photo archives (Poynter) 5. [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Netflix and WaPo bought a combined $8M in Facebook ads last year, IPO says (All Facebook) 2. Analysis: A sobering look at Facebook (Reuters) 3. How the Huffington Post became a new-media behemoth (GigaOM) 4. News Corp. names Bloomberg exec [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. Google Music open to public, lets users sync music library to the cloud for free (Google Blog) 2. Tumblr helps users call their congressional representatives to fight the Stop Online Piracy Act (TechCrunch) 3. How the Stop Online Piracy Act could impact journalists (10,000 Words) 4. The [...] more »

by Teresa Gorman

PBS NewsHour staffers who were awake late last Sunday before Memorial Day, including myself, were just as startled as the rest of the Internet to discover a legitimate-looking blog post on our site claiming that late rapper Tupac Shakur was alive. We were under a hacking attack. Suddenly, it was time for damage control. I [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

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. It’s difficult to deny that social media platforms are changing the face of modern communication. Online [...] more »

by Roland Legrand

“We’d like to write blog posts, but don’t have time.” That’s the oft-heard lament in newsrooms. More and more traditional journalists recognize the benefits of blogging and social media, but many just can’t figure out how to add them to their existing workload. I have a solution that seems to work in our newsroom. When [...] more »