Tag: journalism

by Ben DeJarnette

Here’s a list of current media and journalism fellowship programs, including the deadlines for applying. If we’re missing any major programs, or you would like your program to be in the featured fellowship slot, please contact Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org to let us know, and we’ll add them to the list. All featured […] more »

by Stacy Forster

Is there an industry left for you to join when you graduate? Journalism students today are used to teasing questions like that one about their chosen major. But while most students know the journalism industry has undergone fundamental shifts in the digital age, few really understand how the business side of the industry works. In our #EdShift chat […] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

Must Reads is MediaShift’s daily curation of the big stories about media and technology from across the web. Sign up here to get these delivered right to your inbox. 1. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Confirms Key Executive Departures (Kurt Wagner / Re/code) 2. Amex Marketing Exec Tops Twitter CMO List (Kara Swisher / Re/code) 3. […] more »

by Stacy Forster

Some say 2015 was the year of video, as social media video viewed on such platforms as Facebook, Periscope, Snapchat and more exploded, and viewership of all forms of video expanded. And while it’s easier than ever to watch real-time or produced video, it’s also easier to create it. How do you join in the trend […] more »

by Stacy Forster

Everyone walking around with a mobile phone is a photographer, with a high-end camera within reach in a pocket or bag. But how can you take advantage of all a mobile camera can do? Join us on Tuesday, Tuesday, Jan. 5, starting at 1 p.m. Eastern time/Noon Central/10 a.m. Pacific time for an #EdShift Twitter […] more »

by Jefferson Yen

What a year it was! The Donald has been hogging political headlines (and social media), while publishers have had to deal with ad-blocking in mobile, as well as new walled gardens on Snapchat and Facebook. One of the biggest stories this year was the growing importance of mobile phones for content creators. As we noted […] more »

by Stacy Forster

Twitter Moments? Facebook Instant Articles? The New York Times’ move into virtual reality? What were the biggest innovations in journalism and digital media for 2015? And what will we be reflecting on at this time a year from now? Join us for an #EdShift Twitter chat on Tuesday, Dec. 15, starting at 1 p.m. Eastern […] more »

by Nicole Kraft

We were three days before deadline for an article in our Writing and Editing for Media class when a student was starting to panic. Her topic was gluten-free dining around campus, but she knew no one who avoided gluten and querying every restaurant felt daunting. She asked for advice, and I had just one piece: […] more »

by Patrick Howe

The following opinion piece is a guest post and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of this publication. Read more about MediaShift guest posts here. I remember the frustration of wanting to listen to music digitally but having no practical, legal way to do so. It took iTunes, music streaming and the inversion of the […] more »

by Stacy Forster

In our next #EdShift chat, we’ll discuss lessons learned from those covering, watching and teaching about the protests earlier this month at the University of Missouri. The chat will take place at 1 p.m. Eastern time/Noon Central/10 a.m. Pacific time, on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The protests about diversity on campus prompted the resignation of two […] more »