MediaShift Podcast #186: Media Stocks Tumble; Rave on BuzzFeed; Connie Guglielmo on Apple’s Fortitude

    by Jefferson Yen
    February 19, 2016
    Things are looking up for BuzzFeed and its arrows, as it's named the Most Innovative Company by Fast Company

    This week on the MediaShift podcast, Mark talks to Connie Guglielmo, editor-in-chief of CNET News about Apple standing up to the government and diversity in tech. Plus, this week’s biggest digital media stories: Media stocks get hit by cord-cutting; The Independent ends its print edition; and Mark Luckie joins Reddit. Mark also digs into what BuzzFeed is doing right in his Rant & Rave.

    Don’t have a lot of time to spare but still to get a roundup of the week’s top news? Then check out our Digital Media Brief below!

    "You can find many examples of men in very powerful roles in tech that don't have the same credentials that they claim women need." -Connie Guglielmo

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    Mark Glaser is executive editor and publisher of MediaShift and Idea Lab. He is an award-winning writer and accidental entrepreneur, who has taken MediaShift from a one-person blog to a growing media company with events such as Collab/Space workshops and weekend hackathons; the weekly MediaShift podcast; and digital training, DigitalEd, in partnership with top journalism schools. You can follow him on Twitter @mediatwit.




    Connie Guglielmo is Editor-in-Chief of CNET News and is responsible for overseeing the global news team as they cover breaking news, and deliver analysis and features. She’s a veteran tech reporter and editor who has worked in around and Silicon Valley for MacWEEK, Wired, Upside, Interactive Week, Bloomberg News and Forbes. Follow her @techledes


    Music on this episode:

    Can’t Hate The Hater by 3 Feet Up
    DJ by Jahzzar
    I Never Wanted To Say by Lorenzo’s Music
    #AllLivesMatter by Ryan Little
    Love is Chemical by Steve Combs

    Jefferson Yen is the producer for the Mediatwits Podcast. His work has been on KPCC Southern California Public Radio and KRTS Marfa Public Radio. You can follow him @jeffersontyen.

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