Tag: leadership

by Mark Glaser

The following post is sponsored content on MediaShift from Florida International University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Details The Hearst Distinguished Lecture Series hosted Geneva Overholser on the Biscayne Bay Campus at FIU. Overholser gave a talk titled, “Leading from the Outside: Rethinking Journalism Leadership When Change is the New Normal.” She explained how […] more »

by Michele McLellan

Little has proven more challenging for newspaper newsrooms than their transformation to digital news and information providers. It takes much more than learning new skills, although those are important. It’s a matter of re-engineering journalists’ attitudes and their relationships with news consumers, as well as changing newsroom workflows and priorities.  It takes significant culture change; […] more »

by Dena Levitz

Between Sheryl Sandberg’s new “sort of feminist manifesto,” Marissa Mayer’s rapid post-pregnancy return to Yahoo, and The Atlantic’s viral cover story on whether women can have it all, discussions on female leadership and work-life balance have been everywhere lately. In today’s media climate, as more and more women step up to either lead or start […] more »

by Michele McLellan

Since 2007, Knight-McCormick leadership programs at the Knight Digital Media Center have given me a front-row seat at the transformation of news leadership to meet the demands of the digital age. The more than 100 news leaders who have participated in the programs faced a dizzying array of choices about how to best shape a […] more »

by Mark Glaser

We all knew this day would come, but it still was hard to take. Apple’s iconic leader, Steve Jobs, has died. His influence at the company, and in so many industries, will continue to be felt for many years to come. So what will you miss most about Jobs? His trademark presentations? His design sense? […] more »