Tag: medium

by Jefferson Yen

This week on the MediaShift podcast, Mark speaks with George Kelly, digital guru at the Bay Area News Group, and chair of the East Bay unit of the Newspaper Guild. We’ll also deconstruct the takes on Twitter; Spotify introduces video; and we eulogize the web. And, we imagine how Tim Cook would explain Apple’s latest earnings to Steve […] 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. Yahoo Shuts Down Its Video Portal (Vindu Goel / New York Times) 2. Why Medium as the Internet’s Op-Ed Page is Not a Bad Idea […] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

Must Reads is MediaShift’s daily curation of the big stories about media and technology from across the web. 1. How Gawker Brings In Millions Selling Headphones, Chargers and Flashlights (Steven Perlberg and Jack Marshall / Wall Street Journal) 2. How Medium is Breaking Washington’s Op-Ed Habit (Nancy Scola / Politico) 3. Twitter Invests In Muzik, […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Media measurement has never been easier and it’s never been more complicated and obtuse. Sure, you can easily connect your website to Google Analytics or look at Facebook or Twitter stats. But how do you know if your media content is making a real impact, changing lives, culture and even government regulation and legislation? That […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. “We’re platform agnostic” – Hugues Sweeney chats NFB Canada (Melissa Goodfellow / Power to the Pixel) 2. Huffington Post’s new executive editor comes from Facebook (Tom Kludt / CNN Money) 3. Coral Project’s first product aims to help publishers find their best contributors (via Washington Post) 4. New York Times editor: Data journalism starts […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ProPublica adds ER wait times, hospital noise levels, and nursing home fines to Yelp (Lena Sun / Washington Post) 2. Cory Haik on how the Washington Post is rethinking its strategy for mobile (Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab) 3. Police are using Facebook to get drug dealers to snitch on their competition (Aaron Sankin […] more »

by Jashvina Shah

I graduated from Boston University with a degree in journalism. I’m currently unemployed and cover college hockey mostly for free, so I freelance on the side. Despite not having a full-time job, I don’t regret graduating with a journalism degree. I’m actually pretty lucky, since I learned a lot of skills at BU. I took […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Internet users are increasingly blocking ads, including on their mobiles (via The Economist) 2. Life after Snowden: Journalists’ new moral responsibility (Alan Rusbridger / Columbia Journalism Review) 3. Women are (still) underrepresented in newsrooms: 5 reasons why (Sara Catania / Poynter) 4. What changes at Medium and Yahoo Pipes teach us about the persistence […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Univision buys African-American news site The Root (Shannon Bond / Financial Times) 2. What’s going on at Medium? (Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed) 3. NSA surveillance authority lurches closer to expiration (Mike DeBonis & Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post) 4. Global news organizations agree to share climate change content (Mark Sweney / Guardian) 5. Buying […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NSA phone records program illegal, court rules (Dan Roberts & Spencer Ackerman  / Guardian) 2. CNN’s drone approval could offer bird’s-eye view of 2016’s high-flying hopefuls (Ed Pilkington / Guardian) 3. Women venture capitalists say to hell with the status quo (Rochelle Garner / CNET) 4. Why I’m excited for Medium’s partnership with Creative […] more »