Tag: mediashift

by Mark Glaser

When I first started the MediaShift blog for PBS in January 2006, I had a vision for much more than just a one-person blog. To try to cover the changing media world, it would require having more contributors helping to cover what was happening at newspapers, magazines, radio, TV, music, movies and more. And rather […] more »

by University of Oklahoma Student Reporting Team

This story was co-written by University of Oklahoma students Hannah Jamil, Aimee Schnebeck, Emily Erwin, and Macy Muirhead. In a keynote speech earlier this month at the Journalism Innovation Summit at City University London, Jennifer Schwanenberg, the program manager of Next Media Accelerator, used a classic Disney cartoon, Snow White, to discuss business models for […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Online release of story on nail salon hazards leads to emergency measures in New York (Sarah Maslin Nir / New York Times) 2. After CNN, a new start helping journalists embrace ‘the wearable revolution’ (Katie Hawkins-Gaar / Poynter) 3. Netflix’s Reed Hastings predicts the future of TV over the next 20 years (Zac Seward […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Lauren Laverne launches online platform aimed at women (Jasper Jackson / Guardian) 2. Facebook hosting doesn’t change things, the world already changed (via Eugene Wei) 3. Angie’s List halts expansion plans to protest Indiana’s “Religious Freedom” law (Dawn Chmielewski & Arik Hesseldahl / Re/code) 4. Periscope won’t change the world – but it appeals […] more »

by Ashwin Seshagiri

We are using ScribbleLive for our live coverage of the Collab/Space event all day April 11. Check in throughout the day for updated tweets, quotes, photos and video. Keep up with all the new content on Collaboration Central by following our Twitter feed @CollabCentral or subscribing to our RSS feed or email newsletter: Get Collaboration […] more »

by Mark Glaser

I still remember the feeling when my son, Julian, was born nearly 10 years ago — a newborn, barely blinking, crying and groping his way through his young life. I think about all the preparation that went into his birth: the parenting classes, the baby manuals, buying all the gear. And then all that pain […] more »

by Amy Vernon

Though it’s a relatively new idea, the phrase, “We’re all publishers now” already has become somewhat of a cliché. Seriously. Let me Google that for you. I’ll wait while you go look … Back? See what I mean? More than a full page of results with that exact phrasing. While it seems very democratizing, and […] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

For too long, reporters and editors have been unaware, even hostile to the business sides of their organizations. Those attitudes have helped push the news industry into its current dire state. And that’s why I say: Tear down the wall between business and editorial. Before you start sharpening your pitchforks, hear me out. I’m not […] more »

by Mark Glaser

I’m not a huge fan of year-end lists, roundups and new year predictions. But I make an exception when these lists give me unexpected insights. Such is the case with this list of the most popular posts from MediaShift over the past year. I didn’t limit it to posts that were published in 2009, and […] more »

by Mark Glaser

I want to update readers on some contract job openings here at PBS MediaShift. Even with the harsh economic downturn (and maybe because of it), I feel like the time is right to actually expand what we’re doing here rather than pull back. These kinds of lulls often create openings to make something new or […] more »