Tag: startup

by Rachele Kanigel

When Dan Gillmor was planning a five-day media entrepreneurship training program for journalism educators, he didn’t want participants to leave with merely a solid foundation in entrepreneurship principles and a new vocabulary of industry terms. In addition to learning about entrepreneurship, he wanted the participants to experience firsthand the emotional rollercoaster of the entrepreneurial process […] more »

by Michelle Ferrier

When 15 educators from around the world went back to school — metaphorically speaking — at the third annual Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute earlier this month, they learned two big things: the art of the pitch in gaining support for an entrepreneurial idea and the idea of the pivot — the change in direction […] more »

by Rachele Kanigel

After two decades of being pummeled by savvy tech companies that have stolen its readers, its advertisers and perhaps even its place as the leading media company in town, the San Francisco Chronicle has decided to fight innovation with innovation. The Hearst-owned newspaper is launching an off-site startup-style incubator designed to retrain and reinvigorate the […] more »

by Tristan Stewart-Robertson

When Oliver Mooney stood up for his final presentation of the Irish Times Digital Challenge, he had a confession to make. “I love working with data,” he declared. “It’s such a nerdy thing to say, but I’ve been doing it now for over a decade for customers all over the country, and it’s about time […] more »

by Andrew Haeg

At the end of September, I left American Public Media after 13 years as a reporter and co-founder of the Public Insight Network. I have three young kids. I had a good job in an industry where good jobs are scarce and getting scarcer. I could have worked there for years and been engaged intellectually […] more »

by Sandra Ordonez

After a few minutes of talking to Noah Rosenberg, you are reminded of the 1920s journalist caricature that we have grown to love as a society. Fast-talking, witty, entrepreneurial, and passionate about people. However, one major difference stands out — his multimedia storytelling skills and geek power which he is using to tell the stories […] more »

by Tristan Stewart-Robertson

Do we define the future of the newspaper based on the product and its medium? Or do we look to the interaction between the product and the reader, and ask the digital realm to reinvent the relationship? These are big questions, and the fundamental ones underlying the The Irish Times Digital Challenge, the latest attempt […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. 5 ways to bring innovation to your classrooms (MindShift) 2. What’s the verdict on tech-driven classrooms? (Forbes) 3. How to ‘blow up’ learning in classrooms (TheStreet) 4. Ed tech startup adds publishers, courses (GigaOm) 5. How we can improve entrepreneurial journalism courses (SeanBlanda.com) […] more »

by Christa Avampato

What if you could incubate the energy and talent that fuels so many startups, inside a big company? Prehype, a product innovation company with offices in New York City, London, Copenhagen, and Rio, is doing just that, providing an infrastructure of collaboration in which big company executives and their team members willingly play on equal […] more »

by Jenny Xie

One year ago, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers launched a program designed to transform the appearance and infrastructure of the Internet as we know it. The new generic top-level domain program invited the world to apply for new gTLDs , also known as domain names, or the .com, .org, .net parts of […] more »