Tag: new media

by Eric Newton

This is the third of three blog posts on innovation by Eric Newton, innovation chief of Cronkite News at Arizona State University. Washington Post executive editor Marty Baron gave a terrific speech last graduation season about the transition from print to the digital age. Among the many quotable quotes: “The best journalism involves discovery. It […] 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 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 Julie Keck

1. Tribeca Film Institute announces 2015/2016 New Media Fund Grant recipients (via Tribeca Film Institute) 2. Amazon starts building its own bundle, by selling Showtime, Starz, and more with Amazon Prime (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. New “Arctic Deeply” site will detail the ramifications of melting sea ice (Jessica Hullinger / Fast Company) 4. WhatsApp […] more »

by Rebecca Blatt

Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is partnering with American Public Media on a new startup called the PIN Bureau. Students in the bureau help newsroom clients across the country engage with their communities and develop enterprise stories through use of APM’s Public Insight Network. In a PIN Bureau pilot […] more »

by Angela Washeck

As journalists representing more than 40 countries descended upon Austin, Texas, over the weekend for the 15th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), the show clearly evolved from its roots as an academic gathering, with discussions on wearables, drones, engagement metrics, video and journalism startups. Here are a few highlights from some of the […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Paul Carr’s news site NSFW Corp joins with Silicon Valley-backed PandoDaily (Dominic Rushe / The Guardian) 2. CNN shares Instagram images from the ground on new Scenes platform (Rachel Bartlett / Journalism.co.uk) 3. In Myanmar, newly free media struggle to turn a profit (Thomas Fuller / New York Times) 4. Expert at NU-Q symposium: […] more »

by Alexa Capeloto

Most journalism professors are probably familiar with the Poynter Institute’s News University, an online training ground of webinars and self-directed courses for media professionals and students. In fact, if they’re like me they incorporate free modules like The Lead Lab and The Be a Reporter Game into their classes. And why not? They are a […] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

This month, throngs of fresh-eyed students are filing back onto campus (or logging in online), attempting to become journalists at a time when the very definition of a journalist is in constant flux. Those who teach tomorrow’s journalists have a monumental task ahead of them: Not only do they have to instruct and mentor these […] more »

by Jan Schaffer

In Denver, the statewide public television network had no newsroom until it merged with an investigative news site that built one from scratch. In St. Louis, The Beacon has been working to add its 14 reporters to the public radio station’s 12 news people for a combined newsroom with the firepower of 26 journalists. In […] more »