Tag: knight foundation

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. Facebook Has a Ton of Users — Can It Keep Making More Money From Them? (Kurt Wagner / Re/code) 2. Apple Plans to Offer Subscription […] more »

by Sonia Paul

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 Julie Keck

1. Why Sheldon Adelson and Jack Ma Will Regret Buying Their Newspapers (Felix Salmon / Fusion) 2. NYT Public Editor Margaret Sullivan Will Depart in 2016 (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter) 3. Michele Norris Leaving NPR, Expanding Her Race Card Project (Brian Stelter / CNN Money) 4. Frontline is Diving Deeper Into VR with $580k from […] more »

by Alexandra Kanik

The past year saw some pretty revolutionary advances to how we publish and share content. The numbers have shown us that more and more readers are ditching their desktops in favor of mobile devices and fewer of us are waiting around for slideshows to load. We know what the numbers are saying because the tools and […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ‘Carol,’ streaming services lead 2016 Golden Globe nominations (David Ehrlich / Rolling Stone) 2. Serial season 2 starts today, with podcast previews on Facebook (Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab) 3. Billy Penn and Knight Foundation want to build ‘Yelp for mobile news’ (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter) 4. Meet San Francisco’s all-women hackerspace, Double […] more »

by Laurie Putnam

If you had a few million dollars to invest in libraries, how would you invest it? That’s exactly what the News Challenge team at the Knight Foundation has been thinking about. Last year the Knight Foundation ran a library grant initiative that pulled in hundreds of entries, an energetic discussion, and creative thinking from around […] more »

by Sonia Paul

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 Julie Keck

1. Post correspondent Jason Rezaian sentenced to prison term in Iran (Peter Holley / Washington Post) 2. Podcasting in 2015 is like blogging circa 2004: exciting, evolving, trouble for incumbents (Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab) 3. Harassment causes anxiety, affects work, women journalists say (Allison Ridgway / Ryerson Journalism Research Centre) 4. City of Boston […] more »

by Nancy Watzman

The following piece is a guest post and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of this publication. Read more about MediaShift guest posts here. ———————————————————– I. Match the debate phrase to the TV news station that repeated it the most. 1. “Damn emails.” 2. “Not a cage match.” 3. “Only Rosie O’Donnell.” A. MSNBC B. […] more »

by Sonia Paul

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 »