As of 2012, online news revenue has surpassed print news revenue, and more people are using social media tools like Facebook and Twitter for news than ever before. This infographic shows that nearly half of all Americans get their news from online sources at least three times a week.
Learn more about how social media is supplanting traditional media in today’s smart chart.
The GuardianBerners-Lee: Demand Your Data From Internet CompaniesPCWorldBy Cameron Scott, IDG News Tim Berners-Lee has said that the problem with companies like Facebook and Google is not that they collect vast troves of data about their users, but...
Iowa Journalism School Adds Video Games Writing to CurriculumKotakuThis fall, the University of Iowa's School of Journalism and Mass Communication will offer a course in writing about video games and reporting on the industry.
I think it’s pretty cool to use Storify to sort out the threads of a bunch of simultaneous conversations on Twitter: [View the story "Programming and journalism students: A conversation" on Storify] Please join in — on Twitter, on Facebook, or here.
This article from the Guardian gives advice from various successful journalists about getting into the business. Hear about gaining work experience, keeping up to date with your commercial awareness for journalistic success ...
Survey: Social Media Evidence Soaring in Court CasesTIMEA new survey reports that social media played a significant role in nearly 700 cases in the past two years alone and that most of these involved either MySpace or Facebook.
We need a publication in the mould of The Week to cover technology: We need an editor whose goal is to elucidate and enlighten. We need a place where true journalism about issues and forces in technology can be celebrated
Tweet Looking to set up an online portfolio? Mashable has a post by Heather Huhman which details five different platforms you could use to upload an online portfolio: WorkSimple, Behance, Carbonmade, Pinterest and Dribble.
PR Web (press release)Social Media Facilitates Social Unrest, Chaos and AnarchyPR Web (press release)Bloomberg speaker, Patrick Schwerdtfeger, announces a new keynote program entitled “Social Media for Governments” designed for countries...
Tweet On Poynter there's a useful how-to post for young journalists on staying motivated in their pursuit of success within the news industry, compiled by Tom Huang: I've learned some lessons along this bumpy road.
A recent survey ranking journalism as the fifth worst job to have—alongside dishwashers and oil rig workers—has got journalists all worked up. Jeff Bercovici lists eight reasons why that's not true, despite the low salaries,the ...
Since Google introduced "Search Plus Your World," most Google Search users have seen results that add more emphasis to sites shared on Google+.
One search engine marketing firm, TastyPlacement - http://bit.ly/KBn2qJ, took it upon themselves to conduct an unscientific-ish study to determine just how much of an effect Google+ promotion has on search ranking.
It turns out having Google+ followers boosts the ranking the most, while a "+1" still does way more for your search ranking than Facebook or Twitter.
Twitter actually ranks the lowest — which, given the bickering between Google and Twitter, isn't all that surprising either.
Today, Knight Foundation and the NEA announced the winners of its Community Arts Journalism Challenge. Here, Knight's Eric Newton gives some insight into why both organizations decided to fund innovations in arts ...
By Kevin Self, Published April 19, 2012 As a journalism student at the University of Maryland College Park, there was a certain badge of honor that we wore proudly. After all, journalism is about truth, integrity, honesty…right?
Image from MHP The Ident Zone - click to see in context The BBC’s social media lead for the English Regions Robin Morley has invited requests from “reputable hyperlocal websites” who want links to their stories included in the BBC’s regional news...
It seems we're finally starting to see more of what many have suspected: that others can indeed affect your rankings with bad links – otherwise known as negative SEO. And this time it's going to be damned hard to get the ...
Tweet App of the week: Signal Operating systems: Apple (iPhone 3GS+, iPod touch, iPad2+). An Android version is in the pipeline. Cost: Free Release: The app will launch in Lebanon this month, and will be available in the UK within two months.
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