Tag: pew

by Jan Schaffer

A new study of non-profit journalism sites declares that “achieving revenue diversification…is still a formidable task” for the sector, which reported devoting only 10 to 24 percent of staff hours to business development. There are few surprises in the latest non-profit journalism study by the Pew Research Center’s Project on Excellence in Journalism. There are […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. As e-books rise, smaller book stores are still growing (Marketplace) 2. Tech-savvy parents still prefer print books to e-books for kids, according to Pew (LA Times) 3. HarperCollins makes it easier for authors to give free, advance copies of their e-books (paidContent) 4. One-day deals making e-books brief best-sellers (NYT) 5. What the Toronto Star, Chicago Tribune and other media companies have learned […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Oklahoma governor thanks media for tornado coverage, local news social media sets records (Poynter) 2. Teens are tired of Facebook ‘drama,’ find refuge on Twitter and elsewhere, says Pew (The Verge) 3. Obama says journalists shouldn’t be prosecuted for soliciting information (Washington Post) 4. Sorry, Media, America couldn’t care less about the government taking AP’s phone records (Business Insider) 5. From Cronkite to […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Has the future of college moved online? (The New Yorker) 2. Newsy targets the best and brightest coming out of j-school (Columbia Business Times) 3. The MOOC heard around the world (Wired) 4. NYU j-school class teaming up with Quartz to try to solve issues existing media face (PandoDaily) 5. New study reveals continued […] more »

by Mark Glaser

This week’s Mediatwits podcast takes a walk on the dark side. We have our usual roundtable with Mark Glaser moderating, along with Seattle Times’ Monica Guzman, USC’s Andrew Lih and Reuters’ Felix Salmon. Plus, special guest Amy Mitchell from Pew’s Project for Excellence in Journalism will break down the massive State of the News Media […] more »

by Ian Hill

Co-written by Kate Myers of NPR and Libby Peterek of KLRU. It begins with a tweet or a status update on Facebook. Before you know it, you’re posting behind-the-scenes photos from your office on Instagram. Soon you’ve curated those photos into a board on Pinterest, or you’re recording a podcast and posting it on SoundCloud. […] more »

by Caty Borum Chattoo

In the warp-speed evolution of the digital era, it’s hard to remember 2005. Facebook was still just a tool for U.S. college students; Friendster and MySpace were the hot social-media sites; Twitter was in utero; now-behemoth Huffington Post was in its infancy. But it was also the same year YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim posted the […] more »

by Jenny Xie

Since the last presidential election in 2008, the proliferation of social media users and mobile devices has brought a corresponding surge in political activities on social networks and Twitter. Two recent surveys from the Pew Research Center confirm this unmistakable reality: Social media is an increasingly active channel of civic and political engagement for Americans. […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Pew study: Getting news is the second most popular activity on mobile devices (Poynter) 2. Why the updated Google Trends tool will benefit journalists (10,000 Words) 3. Four key trends changing digital journalism and society (O’Reilly Radar) 4. Why journalists […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Twitter takes a stand against warrant-less request for protester’s data (Forbes) 2. People turn to mobile for “just-in-time” information, Pew finds (Pew) 3. Al Jazeera English to close bureau in China after government refuses to renew press credential (TVNewser) 4. […] more »