2012 was a big year in the world of digital media, one of IPOs, apps, the “social Olympics,” and one of the most cross-platform elections we’ve seen yet. Over the next two weeks, we’ll be looking at some of the big stories we’ve tracked on MediaShift, and we’ll hear from a few correspondents on what their predictions and recommendations are for 2013.
The 10 Most Disruptive News Apps of 2012 by Leandro Oliva
2013: Content Gets a Ride as King by Dorian Benkoil
Year in Review: Most Viral Student Media of 2012 by Dan Reimold
3 Crucial Media Issues We Can’t Ignore in 2013 by Josh Stearns
Major Lessons Learned by News Publishers in 2012 by Emily Harris
Previous Years in Review
> Media Mavens Wish for More Collaboration, Less Talk in 2010 by Craig Silverman
> Most Popular MediaShift Posts of 2009 by Mark Glaser
> Top 10 MediaShifting Stories of 2008 by Mark Glaser
Managing editor Courtney Lowery Cowgill is a writer, editor, teacher and farmer based in central Montana. In addition to her work with MediaShift, she teaches online courses at the University of Montana’s School of Journalism. Before she came to MediaShift, she was the co-founder and editor in chief of the now shuttered online magazine NewWest.Net. When she’s not writing, teaching or editing, she’s helping her husband wrangle 150 heritage turkeys, 30 acres of food, overgrown weeds or their young daughter. She blogs about life on the farm, and other things, at www.lifecultivated.com.