Tag: gaming

by Sonia Paul

Each week, MediaShift posts an ongoing list of upcoming events in the digital media and journalism world. These will be a mix of MediaShift-produced events and other events. If we’re missing any major events, or you’d like to pay to promote your event in the “featured event” spot of our weekly post, please contact Mark […] more »

by Reuben Stern

This week we find out how analytics tools might better inform newsrooms in the future, and we see how journalists can take advantage of YouTube’s annotations and live-streaming features. PART 1: Analytics in the future As methods for tracking audience behavior continue to evolve, we get a glimpse of the future from Parse.ly Chief Executive […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Grown from Patch: A crop of new hyperlocal news sites has sprung up from AOL’s failed platform (Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab) 2. Structured journalism: The next revolution in storytelling? (Laura Wojcik / Medium) 3. Time Warner plans to win back cord cutters by showing fewer ads (Ben Popper / The Verge) 4. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Playboy to drop nudity as Internet fills demand (Ravi Somaiya / New York Times) 2. Creator of ad blocking app Crystal: This isn’t extortion (Ricardo Bilton / Digiday) 3. #ILookLikeAnEngineer: Women mark Ada Lovelace Day with selfies fighting sexism (Lizzie Dearden / Independent) 4. Margaret Hamilton’s code got humans on the moon—and invented software […] more »

by Sonia Paul

Each week, MediaShift posts an ongoing list of upcoming events in the digital media and journalism world. These will be a mix of MediaShift-produced events and other events. If we’re missing any major events, please use our Contact Form to let us know, and we’ll add them to the list. If you’d like to pay to promote […] more »

by Sonia Paul

Each week, MediaShift posts an ongoing list of upcoming events in the digital media and journalism world. These will be a mix of MediaShift-produced events and other events. If we’re missing any major events, please use our Contact Form to let us know, and we’ll add them to the list. If you’d like to pay to promote […] more »

by Aleszu Bajak

We’re always playing games. As kids it was kick the can, hide and seek, tag. As grownups, it’s more often Candy Crush and crosswords. But what if games could help tell news stories? What if a game like Candy Crush taught us how to balance the nation’s budget? News outlets, including BuzzFeed, the New York Times, ProPublica, and the Washington […] more »

by Sonia Paul

PBS MediaShift produced its second annual Journalism School Hackathon in conjunction with the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University in Phoenix at the end of February. Top students, faculty and professionals gathered with a specific aim for this year: to create sustainable media projects that reach underserved populations. They were […] more »

by Sonia Paul

Each week, MediaShift posts an ongoing list of upcoming events in the digital media and journalism world. These will be a mix of MediaShift-produced events and other events. If we’re missing any major events, please use our Contact Form to let us know, and we’ll add them to the list. If you’d like to pay to promote […] more »

by Jeffrey Howe

In 2011, journalist Luke Dittrich set out to walk the 1,933-mile U.S.-Mexico border from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico. Along the way he and his souped-up baby carriage encountered mountains, deserts, and border agents. A contributing editor for Esquire magazine, Dittrich chronicled his grueling journey in a story for the magazine. We’re glad he did, […] more »