Tag: engagement

by Ben DeJarnette

Award-winning interactive documentary projects like “Snow Fall” by the New York Times and “Mapping Main Street” by NPR may be all the rave. But even so, interactive documentaries still make up only a narrow slice of the mainstream media ecosystem. William Uricchio, principal investigator of the MIT Open Documentary Lab, says legacy news organizations would benefit from […] more »

by Ben DeJarnette

Each week, MediaShift will list upcoming online trainings and courses for journalists and media people — with a focus on digital training. We’ll include our new DigitalEd courses, as well as those from Mediabistro, NewsU, KDMC and others. If we’re missing anything, please let us know at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org. FEATURED TRAINING How […] more »

by Ben DeJarnette

“Redefining Engagement” is a special 11-part series on the progress, promise and potential challenges of community engagement in journalism. The series, produced by the Agora Journalism Center, will be published in serial this month by MediaShift. Click here for the full series. I’ll go ahead and admit it: In early December, as I finished drafting […] more »

by Ben DeJarnette

“Redefining Engagement” is a special 11-part series on the progress, promise and potential challenges of community engagement in journalism. The series, produced by the Agora Journalism Center, will be published in serial this month by MediaShift. Click here for the full series. On Saturday afternoon at the Experience Engagement “un-conference” in Portland, Oregon, last October, […] more »

by Ben DeJarnette

“Redefining Engagement” is a special 11-part series on the progress, promise and potential challenges of community engagement in journalism. The series, produced by the Agora Journalism Center, will be published in serial this month by MediaShift. Click here for the full series. Over the last two years, The Seattle Times’ Education Lab project has packed […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Title: How to Personalize Your Content for Better Engagement Panelists: Mark Glaser, MediaShift; Dave Ingram, Acquia; Ben Ham, Washington Post You’ve heard of targeted advertising, but what about targeted content? If you’re going to take the time to make sure your ad message is the right one, why not also make sure you deliver the right […] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

As Ben DeJarnette writes in the kick-off piece to this special series, “There perhaps was no journalistic buzzword more widely discussed in 2015 than ‘engagement.'” Natural, then, that we start 2016 with a series that is all about “Redefining Engagement,” produced by the Agora Journalism Center at the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and […] more »

by Kathleen Bartzen Culver

Last year was one of challenging questions for media in the airing of graphic video: from Fox News’ decision to air a brutal video of a pilot being burned alive by ISIS to a 60 Minutes package on the aftermath of a sarin gas attack to dash-cam footage of the shooting of Laquan McDonald by Chicago […] more »

by Meagan Doll

Remix is a segment of education content on MediaShift, featuring interesting and innovative journalism assignments, courses and curricula. Writers will detail their ideas and work and, where possible, provide links and materials, so other educators can adapt them in their own programs. If you’re interested in sharing your approaches to be remixed at other schools, […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. 42% of Cord-Cutters Don’t Even Subscribe to Home Broadband (Brian Fung / Washington Post) 2. Crain is Diving into Newsletters Based on Who and Where Readers Are (Shan Wang/  Nieman Lab) 3. Predictions for Journalism 2016: Journalism as Relationship Building (Jan Schaffer / Nieman Lab) 4. Researchers Solve Juniper Backdoor Mystery; Signs Point to […] more »