Tag: video

by Ian Quillen

In developing countries, where smartphones and dependable cellular networks are still scarce, it’s been difficult to gauge the real impact of the mobile education movement. But with the combination of different factors — the advent of new technology, decreased pricing for data, a worldwide lust for mobile education, and a persisting patience for smaller screens [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

It’s been a long time since our last MediaShift Survey back in 2006, the year after we launched. If you don’t remember back that far, MediaShift was just a one-man blog run by me. Since that time, we’ve added the Idea Lab site, the Collaboration Central site, and expanded our coverage to include hundreds of [...] more »

by Joshua Davis

‘Tis the season for reading — both print and e-books. But can the two really coexist? For this video report (below), I checked in with three bookstores in Chapel Hill and Durham, N.C., and asked store managers and customers whether they preferred print or e-books. Click to read the whole series. Some of their answers [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. In real-time journalism, declaring what you won’t report can be just as important as what you will (Poynter) 2. Instagram says it now has the right to sell your photos (CNET) 3. Towards fewer apps: How Google Maps threatens Yelp, Waze, and Foursquare (PandoDaily) 4. [...] more »

by Danielle McNamara

For those of us with a tight budget, little tech know-how, and even less time, there is still hope for adding multimedia into your communications plans. In not much time at all, you can produce a powerful photo slideshow or video with some fairly simple tools. Here are three quick and easy tools to incorporate [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. Facebook stock falls back below $20 (Mashable) 2. George Zimmerman’s defense team seeks to subpoena Trayvon Martin’s tweets (AllTwitter) 3. When many papers are thinking web first, Orange County Register invests in print (Nieman Lab) 4. Quartz editor ‘confident in the [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. Mark Zuckerberg’s message at yesterday’s TechCrunch Disrupt event (TechCrunch) 2. Open letter to John Paton, CEO of Digital First Media (CJR) 3. Study: More people in the UK read the Guardian online than in print (Journalism.co.uk) 4. Why more newspapers are [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. What Google could lose with the introduction of Apple Maps (Business Insider) 2. More than half of tablet users watch video on devices at least once a month (Multichannel News) 3. Twitter runs its first TV ad in Nascar race [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

One of Rafat Ali’s photos of the island of Moheli in Comoros; posted on Facebook Welcome to the 46th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, this time with Mark Glaser and the Rafat Ali as co-hosts. Rafat is celebrating his birthday, we’re not sure how old he is, but we know that he loves photography. So [...] more »

by Amanda Lin Costa

Few can say they didn’t see it coming. but many felt the final nail in the coffin was firmly in place when at the end of 2011 CNN fired 50 photojournalists. The international news network explained its decision in a letter: We looked at the impact of user-generated content and social media, CNN iReporters and [...] more »