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Reboot Illinois Sold To Chicago Investment Firm

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.11.2016 | Media

Chicago-based technology investment firm AFK Media Group has purchased Reboot Illinois, a political journalism website based in Chicago and Springfiel...

Print May Be 'Dying,' But That Won't Stop Me From Becoming A Journalist

Sherina Harris | Posted 06.16.2016 | Teen
Sherina Harris

Is the future of print grim? Maybe. But is the future of journalism, of communicating information to people, grim as well? Not by a long shot.

Good Stories Still Rule in Journalism's Wired Era

Bill Lichtenstein | Posted 05.31.2015 | Media
Bill Lichtenstein

It's often said in the digital world that "content is king." It is clear that in journalism, good stories (even at considerable lengths) still rule, whether in books, newspapers, magazine, web-based publications, podcasts, or on innovative digital narrative platforms.

News Corp Executive Blasts BuzzFeed

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.10.2014 | Media

News Corp chief executive Robert Thomson has a bit of an issue with BuzzFeed, it seems, calling it a "strange" and "garish" place filled with "rubbish...

The Rise of Online News Has Not Been the Death of Quality Reporting

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 01.06.2015 | Media
Dr. Peggy Drexler

We have seen the rise of a community known as the disgruntled commenter, the one who picks fights, hates the writing, never has anything nice (or productive) to say. But that's the price we pay and, well, I've come to realize it's a relatively small one.

The Golden Age of Journalism?

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 03.23.2014 | Media
Tom Engelhardt

In terms of journalism, of expression, of voice, of fine reporting and superb writing, of a range of news, thoughts, views, perspectives, and opinions about places, worlds, and phenomena that I wouldn't otherwise have known about, there has never been an experimental moment like this. I'm in awe.

How BuzzFeed Mastered Content Creation

Sunil Rajaraman | Posted 02.01.2014 | Technology
Sunil Rajaraman

I can assure you that BuzzFeed isn't destroying the Internet. They're re-creating world-class journalism, but just targeting a younger audience.

Unfortunately, 'A Little Birdie Told Me...' Seems to Be Trend of Online 'Journalists'

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

Apparently, I can now sit at my desk, type in a few hashtags, search a few well-known (and not-so-well-known) of the world's Twitterati, and compile a story that consists almost entirely of other people's online musings. Since when did this become journalism?

Crowdfunding Solutions: 3 Tips for Using Kickstarter to Fund Journalism

Garrett Goodman | Posted 12.14.2013 | Business
Garrett Goodman

There has been an immense amount of hemming and hawing over the state of the news industry of late. Print circulation is in general decline, digital a...

A La Carte Journalism: Where People (and Reporters) Set the Agenda

Karthika Swamy Cohen | Posted 11.30.2013 | Media
Karthika Swamy Cohen

Other companies have tried and failed to institute a paywall for this new way of reading news. Why are we suddenly hopeful that this model could work?

Journalism in a New Era

Elizabeth Filippouli | Posted 11.04.2013 | Media
Elizabeth Filippouli

Innovation has always been a key factor for company growth. But never as important as now, with the internet disrupting so many old habits and well established business models.

A Whole New Kind of Journalism? A Dissenting View

Thomas Kent | Posted 09.16.2013 | Media
Thomas Kent

Is journalism as we know it on its last legs? Some think so. But the evidence is not convincing.

What News Has This Social Media Editor Dancing?

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology

Maybe social media editors aren't dead after all. After a BuzzFeed post trumpeted the headline "The Social Media Editor Is Dead" on Wednesday, Twit...

Well-Known Twitter Personality Anthony De Rosa Leaving Reuters

Craig Kanalley | Posted 07.28.2013 | Media
Craig Kanalley

In this Storify, see exactly how the news broke on Twitter, and how Reuters and Circa employees reacted, as well as others.

Reuters Undergoes Major Changes | Posted 03.10.2013 | Media

Over the past few years, the media arm of Thomson Reuters has been trying to polish its 160-year-old brand to a more contemporary sheen by recruiting ...

BuzzFeed, Andrew Sullivan And The Future Of Making Money In Journalism | Posted 03.06.2013 | Media

At first blush, they would seem to have nothing to do with one another....

New York Times Debuts Impressive New Design Feature | Posted 02.20.2013 | Media

The New York Times debuted a new multimedia feature Thursday so beautiful it has a lot of people wondering -- especially those inside the New York T...

The Truth About Newspapers in the 21st Century

Sourav Roy | Posted 12.06.2012 | Media
Sourav Roy

While the notion that newspapers are dying a pitiable death eggs on, reality debunks the myth and potrays a different picture.

As Journalism 'Dies,' Young French and American Writers Take Matters Into Our Own Hands

Melanie Bavaria | Posted 11.12.2012 | Media
Melanie Bavaria

The founding team of La Jeune Politique sees the changing world of journalism not as a death threat but as an opportunity. While the rest of the world is talking about the lack of jobs, this most dedicated team of young people has decided to create their own.

Stacy Lambe: Is Media Heading Towards the BuzzFeed Model?

Mike Casey | Posted 10.23.2012 | Media
Mike Casey

Having just broken the 30 million monthly visitor mark, are outlets such as BuzzFeed the future of media?

Review: Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator

Thomas Church | Posted 09.29.2012 | Media
Thomas Church

It's easy to get in the media. Just lie, cheat and bribe. That's what 25 year-old Ryan Holiday, author of Trust Me, I'm Lying:Confessions of a Media Manipulator has revealed in this wildly controversial book.

Freefall or Flight? Predicting a Future for New J-School Grads

Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D. | Posted 09.05.2012 | Media
Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D.

The international picture for journalism careers has always been unstable and highly competitive, but now is "scary," as undergraduate Christopher Earley puts it.

News Mobs Engage Community Through Hyperlocal Coverage

District | Posted 07.09.2012 | College

A news mob is, at its core, a swarm of journalists and community contributors converging on an event to cover it from every possible angle. Sharon gathered 91 editors, videographers, graphic editors, designers and reporters across different beats to cover the event from every perspective.

Yahoo's Jai Singh: Creating a "Voice" at the World's Biggest News Site (Video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

SUNNYVALE, CA -- Ranked by far as the biggest news site, Yahoo lacks a distinct voice and identity, but that is changing says Jai Singh, Editor-in-Chi...

Getting the News -- Chris Dixon

Michael_Young | Posted 04.24.2012 | Media

This week we spoke to Chris Dixon, co-founder of Hunch. We thought we'd ask Chris what his news routine was -- when you're on the cutting edge of tech, information is vital.