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Will TV Networks Pay for Publicity via Twitter? - PRNewser
Seattle-based Amazon will have no role in the purchase; Bezos himself will buy the news organization and become its sole owner when the sale is completed, probably within 60 days. The Post Co. will change to a new, still-undecided name and continue as a publicly traded company without The Post thereafter. Washington Post to be sold to Jeff Bezos
The events in Boston over the last four days have riveted the nation — and put journalism, the profession that I love, under the microscope. I’ve been thinking about what lessons I can learn as a political reporter from everything that has happened over these last 96 hours. What the Boston bombings taught me about journalism
The Knight Foundation today announced the winners of its News Challenge round that focuses on mobile. This round of the contest, which seeks to support innovation in media, included projects ranging from using mobile to disseminate news in developing countries to helping newsrooms manage mobile content. MediaShift Idea Lab . Knight News Challenge Winners Rethink Mobile News
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The announcement on Monday that and Penguin would merge narrows the business to a handful of big publishers, and could set off a long-expected round of consolidation as the industry adapts to the digital marketplace. John Makinson, the chief executive of Penguin who will serve as chairman of the new company, said that with consolidation inevitable, “we decided it was better to get in early rather than be a follower.” Random House and Penguin to Be Combined
NY Times’ Jim Roberts: ‘The Pace Of Change Gets Faster And Faster’ David Taintor Jim Roberts , an assistant managing editor at the New York Times , recently spoke to TPM about his years at the Grey Lady, his social media strategy and the impact of the paper’s paywall.
Why can’t we just admit that journalists are human? Should journalists be allowed to have opinions?
Newspaper Industry Is Running Out of Time to Adapt to Digital Future There have been cracks in publishing operations that are both hilarious and terrifying. The Times-Tribune in Scranton, Pa., published a box score for a baseball game that was never played, after one of the coaches made up a result to spare the other team the embarrassment of a forfeit. The U-T, the daily newspaper of San Diego, published a two-week-old blog post — on its front page.
International Women's Media Foundation - Board and Staff Board of Directors Theodore J. Boutrous Jr., Co-Chair Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Bravo's 'Silicon Valley' Reality Show Leaves Me With One Question
Syria detains, reportedly tortures videographer New York, April 2, 2012--A prominent Syrian videographer who ran the media center in Baba Amr where two foreign journalists were killed in February has been detained since Wednesday, according to news reports .
Google spent $70M on U.S. TV ads in 2011 A company that makes 96 percent of its revenue from advertising is becoming a massive media buyer itself — and in a far more traditional sense than one might at first anticipate. In 2011, Google spent nearly $70 million on U.S. television spots to advertise products including its social-networking site Google+ and the Chrome web browser, according to the firm Kantar Media . The television-ad spend figure ballooned from just $6 million in 2010 when the search giant ran its first-ever Super Bowl commercial .
Women journalists in Germany have called for the media to introduce a 30% quota for female staff in top positions Photograph: Sarah Lee for the Guardian Germany's top female journalists call for women quotas in media | World news
There’s a lot of griping flying around the tech blogosphere about “chaff” articles — quick-fire posts that are between 100 and 300 words, perhaps, that just deliver a single bite of information. Brad McCarty over at The Next Web and MG Siegler are both crying foul. A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE SYNOPSIS: Why Summaries Are Better Journalism « Wire
One year: Project examines gender representations in the New Media Index « The Gender Report Editor’s note: In January 2011, we set out to examine the ways in which women are represented in online news both as sources and as authors.
Sarah Stierch: SOPA Blackout: Why Wikipedia Needs Women Do you know who Ada Lovelace is? She is considered the world's first computer programmer.
The great Internet blackout of 2012 | City Brights: Sarah Granger
Congress considers anti-piracy bills that could cripple Internet industries
CNN’s ‘Silicon Valley’ Special Ignites Heated Race Debate | Urban Faith
ACLU sues US to declassify cables already published by Wikileaks
Help Us Investigate the Sarah Palin E-Mail Records
Innovation in journalism and the evolving paradigm : Sarah Granger : City Brights
Sarah Granger: Trump Autographed Copy Of Obama Birth Certificate For Auction Online
McCormick Foundation New Media Women Entrepreneurs
The Huffington Post Media Group Makes Key Announcements
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Journalism in the Age of WikiLeaks - Eventbrite
PdF Presents: A Symposium on Wikileaks and Internet Freedom (II)
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Blogging Seems To Have Peaked, Says Pew Report
U.S. Air Force blocks NY Times and Guardian over WikiLeaks
s Women’s Leadership Conference 2011 | EWIP
China bloggers’ meeting cancelled after government pressure
Writing For Change Conference
Politico Adds Subscription News Service
Rachel Maddow Enters Facebook Contest To Interview George W. Bush
Report: New York Times Has More Twitter Followers than Print Readers
Bill O’Reilly Makes Joy Behar and Whoopie Goldberg So Angry They Walk Off the Set
Who's a journalist? Does that matter? - Dan Gillmor
New Data Visualization Tool for Journalists Created by Knight Professor
Google Hires BBC News Exec To Woo Publishers | paidContent
Conditions proposed for Comcast-NBC deal | Digital Media
Has Arianna Huffington Figured Out the Future? - Newsweek
British photojournalist wins UN prize for helping refugees
Newspapers Are Still Dying, But the News Is Not Going Anywhere
Did Twitter Cost McChrystal His Command? | Danger Room | Wired.c
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Fox News advocates shutting down public libraries
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