Tag: survey

by Kathy E. Gill

Sometimes baby steps make learning easier. But not always. I remember getting the email with the news that my web design class was transitioning from traditional face-to-face to hybrid: half the students in the classroom, half online (synchronous). And the email, a couple of years later, that said the class was transitioning to 100 percent […] more »

by Derek Willis

When you teach data reporting concepts to journalism students, you’re really teaching two things: the skills necessary to find and tell stories using data, and the knowledge required to understand the data itself. This past semester I was lucky to be able to work with students at West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media on […] more »

by Peg Achterman

Each semester, many of us ship our students outward toward internships. We hope they are headed to places that will treat them with respect, to managers who will teach them, to environments where they can learn the business and get a sense of what they want to do and what they don’t want to do. I’ve […] more »

by Mark Glaser

It’s been a long time since our last MediaShift Survey back in 2006, the year after we launched. If you don’t remember back that far, MediaShift was just a one-man blog run by me. Since that time, we’ve added the Idea Lab site, the Collaboration Central site, and expanded our coverage to include hundreds of […] more »

by Mark Glaser

You could call it the Headline Conundrum. Or maybe Sound-Bite Logic. Whatever the term, there’s a regular problem with journalism related to the brevity of space to explain a complex issue or finding. A recent survey by Pew Internet & American Life Project found that 12% of Internet users have downloaded a podcast, up from […] more »

by Mark Glaser

There’s nothing like an anonymous website survey to learn what people really think about your work. That’s why I did an online survey to help give me an idea of what direction to take PBS MediaShift in the coming year. Have I done a good job? Have I covered the right type of stories that […] more »

by Mark Glaser

This is the post where I plead with you, offer you crazy schwag, and hope you will take 5 minutes out of your very busy lives to please fill out first ever MediaShift Reader Survey. I know, every other site on the planet is asking you for feedback too this week or this day or […] more »