Tag: curation

by Caty Borum Chattoo

Last July, a high-speed train crashed in the Wenzhou suburbs of China’s Zhejiang Province, killing 38 people and injuring 192. The Chinese government’s media apparatus quickly swung into gear, working overtime to quell growing rumors of an engineering flaw that may have caused the crash. But despite the Chinese Communist Party’s attempt at full control […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Apple, Microsoft and others agree to new privacy protections for app users (The Next Web) 2. Gannett plans to put up paywalls at all of its papers except USA Today (Forbes) 3. Be wary of what’s considered ‘source’ or ‘confirmed’ […] more »

by Dan Reimold

Jim Romenesko is having a good time. Lately, the “journalism evangelist,” “KING of the blogosphere,” and “go-to source for news about the news“ has been waking up earlier, posting more often, and featuring content he had not felt free to publish for more than a decade. In the wake of his abrupt departure from The […] more »

by Roland Legrand

Social Media content on MediaShift is sponsored by the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships, a program offering innovative and entrepreneurial journalists the resources of Stanford University and Silicon Valley. Learn more here. In my previous post I explained how easy it is these days to integrate social streams into articles by using services such as […] more »

by Roland Legrand

Curation seems to be the big buzz word in journalism and online content these days. It’s also an area that’s generating a lot of product innovations. New services such as Keepstream, Storify, Storyful and Qrait are jumping into the space, aiming to offer new tools to help people curate web and social media content. Curation […] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Some magazine fans may feel like their favorite publications are dissolving into fragments of their former selves: fractured content distributed throughout the web, social media, digital editions and the surviving print versions. But something unique to magazines does still hold at the center, and a new report on the future of magazines suggests that the […] more »