Tag: slate

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. The Problem With Journalism Is You Need an Audience (Hamilton Nolan / Gawker) 2. Axel Springer’s Bild is Testing News Delivery via Facebook Messenger (Laura […] more »

by Elia Powers

Slate’s avid supporters are used to schmoozing with each other at happy hours before live podcast tapings or while in line waiting for seats near the stage. Because listeners so vastly outnumber podcasters at these events, face time with the hosts can be fleeting – a quick introduction made over drinks, a brief question posed […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. BuzzFeed to use presidential candidate interviews to highlight new app (Brian Stelter / CNN Money) 2. The Wall Street Journal, reported.ly, Baltimore Sun and BBC News take home 2015 Online Journalism Awards (via ONA) 3. Slate is taking steps to reduce its page load time by 75% (Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab) 4. What […] 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 Jefferson Yen

It’s graduation time across the country, and journalism and communications grads are getting ready to start their careers. Or are they? We all know that job prospects for traditional print jobs isn’t great. You don’t need us to remind you how poorly print has been doing in the past couple of years. But there are […] more »

by Jefferson Yen

Audio is having a moment right now. And it’s no longer just about public radio. Media companies such as the New York Times and Buzzfeed have their own podcasts, too. While podcasting has been around for more than a decade, it’s already had a first boom, bust and now boom again. Podcast networks such as […] more »

by Fannie Cohen

Podcasting is quickly becoming a breeding ground for inventive content creators and radio producers striking out on their own. The medium has ebbed and flowed in popularity and presumed viability since its creation, but is having a heyday as key figures from radio are crossing over, striking out on their own, and even making money. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why I’m leaving Slate for Bloomberg Politics (David Weigel / Slate) 2. Goodbye, Google Enterprise; hello, Google for Work (Barb Darrow / GigaOm) 3. The case for intelligent failure to invent the future (Vinod Khosla / TechCrunch) 4. Craig Silverman will join Columbia University’s Tow Center (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 5. Opinion: Facebook’s Report […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Tasneem Raja on pair programming for better data journalism (Alexander Howard / Tow Center) 2. The great unwatched: More than half of online video ads are not seen (David Segal / New York Times) 3. Amazon launches #AmazonCart, a new way to shop without leaving Twitter (Paul Sawers / The Next Web) 4. ‘Game […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Netflix calls out AT&T for lackluster streaming performance (Crayton Harrison / Businessweek) 2. Jonah Lehrer quietly launches new blog, gets Gladwell boost (Jeremy Barr / Capital New York) 3. Slate tries to buck the paywall trend by focusing on membership (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 4. ‘Today’ show coming to radio for first time on […] more »