Tag: startups

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Twitter reinstates journalist’s account after NBC withdraws complaint (Poynter) 2. NBC Sports chairman defends network’s decision for tape delay (SportsBusiness Daily Global) 3. News Corp.‘s The Daily plans to lay off nearly a third of staff (AllThingsD) 4. How the […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Only 4% percent of college grads say startups are ideal places to work (Read Write Web) 2. How Twitter can help you land your first job (The Buttry Diary) 3. Private schools also joining the iPad revolution (The Telegraph) 4. Top journalists give […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Michigan House OKs the expansion of cyber charters (Detroit Free Press) 2. DC parents want schools to invest in e-book collections, e-readers (WaPo) 3. Want to learn how to launch a startup? There’s a school for that (ReadWriteWeb) 4. Chat: Skills journalists need […] more »

by Nicholas White

The following is a guest column from Nicholas White, the editor-in-chief and CEO of the Daily Dot. There is nothing “fun” about changing the world. No matter how big or small your ambitions, if you work at a startup — or worse, if you’ve founded one — you are trying to change the world. You’re […] more »

by Sandra Ordonez

Click to read all SXSW coverage South by Southwest Interactive 2012 just finished, and in the last two days, the airports have been overwhelmed by geeks from all parts of the world with diverse gadgets, ironic T-shirts, and smartphones constantly in hand. This year was probably the biggest crowd the festival has ever seen, with […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Has Netflix fully recovered from its Qwikster gaffe? (PaidContent) 2. A closer look at the Yahoo-Facebook patent lawsuit (GigaOm) 3. Are up-and-coming startups getting lost in the SXSW noise? (Digiday)   4. Recent study shows how key media players are […] more »

by Ian Lamont

Are there opportunities for technology startups which target the media business? Fred Wilson — a venture capitalist who has made investments in Twitter, Zynga, Tumblr, Etsy, and FourSquare, among others — apparently thinks not. As reported on MediaShift on November 15, Wilson told an audience of CUNY students with interests in business and journalism that […] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

This is the first in a series of columns on new business models for news and other media. You’ll be able to find other stories in the series by clicking on the Business Models tag. One of the toughest ways to support a digital news operation is via advertising. Over my years working in advertising, […] more »

by Nicholas White

The following is a guest post from Nicholas White, the CEO of The Daily Dot, a new startup in community journalism. White leaves a long lineage of newspaper men and women in his family to join digital media and explains why. Six months ago, I quit my family’s 179-year-old newspaper company. I left not because […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Education content on MediaShift is sponsored by Carnegie-Knight News21, an alliance of 12 journalism schools in which top students tell complex stories in inventive ways. See tips for spurring innovation and digital learning at Learn.News21.com. For much of the past 40 years, the idea of a Knight Fellowship at Stanford University was a dream come […] more »