Tag: google+ hangouts

by Mark Glaser

We’ve had a great run so far with our weekly Mediatwits podcast, with 124 great episodes on topics as varied as personal brand journalism to the dominance of cats online. And our guests and regulars have been a diverse group, including Ana Marie Cox, Felix Salmon, Monica Guzman, Andrew Lih, Douglas Rushkoff, Andrew Sullivan, Emily […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter news consumers: young, mobile and educated (Amy Mitchell & Emily Guskin / Pew Research) 2. Google launches Helpouts, paid video chats with experts (Alex Wilhelm / TechCrunch) 3. Breaking News takes a new approach to the personalized news feed (Peter Kafka / AllThingsD) 4. Q & A: Thomas Patterson on why journalists need […] more »

by Sarah Hill

News gathering is a difficult job and if you’re a working journalist, you already understand the difficulties involved in getting a scoop, particularly if said scoop is controversial, classified, dangerous or in the middle of a desert. With these types of stories, it’s crucial to embed yourself. But, if you’re a broadcast journalist, you often […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. University of Phoenix, purveyor of online as well as brick and mortar classes, faces probation from accreditor (The Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. Using Google Hangouts for teacher development (Edutopia) 3. Drones go to journalism school (Fast Company) 4. Opportunity Gap App uses Foursquare to share school data (EdSurge) 5. Saving money in schools […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Twitter takes a stand against warrant-less request for protester’s data (Forbes) 2. People turn to mobile for “just-in-time” information, Pew finds (Pew) 3. Al Jazeera English to close bureau in China after government refuses to renew press credential (TVNewser) 4. […] more »

by Jen Lee Reeves

After a few months of chatter, Google+ has opened up to everyone. As a journalist, Google+ is something you need to explore. Its simplicity of broadcasting your message is worth understanding and using to connect with news consumers. I jumped into the new social space within 24 hours of its release. I’m an early adopter, […] more »