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Review: Reading Writing Interfaces: From the Digital to the Bookbound

Illya Szilak | Posted 08.21.2014 | Books
Illya Szilak

In her valuable new book, Reading Writing Interfaces: from the Digital to the Bookbound, Lori Emerson asks us to reconsider the inevitability and desirability of the "invisible" computer interface.

Federal Shield Bill: A New Hope for Old Media

Brad Chase | Posted 06.03.2014 | Media
Brad Chase

A federal media shield bill is moving to the Senate floor and neither political party is happy. Conservative hawks are calling it another White House distraction from a failed foreign policy. Free speech advocates decry the government licensing of journalists.

What Is Media? It's Everything, That's What.

Cooper Smith Koch | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business
Cooper Smith Koch

Now, there are countless options, outlets and approaches you can take to promote a client, and you have to be good at a dozen of them to even be considered a decent PR pro.

New Bad Things

The European Magazine | Posted 03.26.2013 | World
The European Magazine

Instead of lamenting the death of old legacy papers, journalists should confront the challenges ahead of them. It's time to reconsider a public funding scheme.

The Golden Age of Cable

Tom Silva | Posted 10.06.2012 | Entertainment
Tom Silva

There seems to be an inverse relationship between Hollywood and the general economy. According to the National Association of Theatre Owners during six of the past eight recessions in the U.S., box office and admissions sales increased.

Get Online

Fron Nahzi | Posted 08.08.2012 | Technology
Fron Nahzi

In the ever-expanding and fast-paced new media world, issues appear to be more about context and less about content. The posts often appear short sighted, and lack substance but they reach a wide audience nevertheless.

Wayfinding, Media Education and Storytelling

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 08.07.2012 | Education
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

In our time of chaotic media, educators need to learn wayfinding skills. Constantly evolving online spaces are replacing the more static environments of traditional print and electronic media.

"Feasting on Junk Info": Media in the Internet Age

Robert Schwab | Posted 04.08.2012 | Denver
Robert Schwab

"When you click on the computer, remember that clicks have consequences," Clay Johnson wrote in the L.A. Times. And he's more than right.

Edible Newspaper Vies For A Spot At The Breakfast Table

Posted 11.28.2011 | Food

Supporters of traditional media culture constantly accuse web media outlets of turning news into a disposible commodity. But this Thursday, a performa...

WATCH: Arianna Discusses Journalism At The National Press Club

Huff TV | Posted 09.14.2011 | Media
Huff TV

Arianna and AOL CEO Tim Armstrong appeared at the National Press Club on Friday to discuss journalism and where they see the business going in the fut...

To Save the Times, Abandon Timeliness

Leah Anthony Libresco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Leah Anthony Libresco

I want to track a story as it develops, I certainly won't be looking at the print edition of anything, and, once the long-threatened paywall goes up, I won't be getting my updates from nytimes.com.

NYU Professor, Jay Rosen, Offers Advice to an Incoming Class of Journalism Students. He Should Offer the Same Advice to Advertisers

Jarvis Coffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jarvis Coffin

Rosen offers 10 pieces of advice to the incoming class of journalists to help them "break free" from the last media interval. It is advice that with a little work and some license we can make work equally for advertisers.

Why the Attack On Breitbart Isn't Really About Breitbart

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Joseph

The great thing about New Media is that the very nature of the give-and-take allows misunderstandings to be quickly corrected, unlike in the airtight, controlled Old Media sham.

NAB Show -- March of the Independents

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

The NAB Show is all about the big new toys that filmmakers and TV production companies will build their budgets around for the next year.

Can Fwix Fix Traditional Media?

Phil Bronstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Phil Bronstein

Here we try to peel back a little of the mystery of high IQ and compulsive entrepreneurship as we talk about whether new media startups like Fwix will help traditional media -- or "fwix" it like a veterinarian.

PdF: Forget the Internet, Think Mobile

Scott Goodstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Scott Goodstein

Mobile technology, while still in its infancy, has gone from simply distributing horoscopes and ring tones to helping political and social justice movements quickly alert and even engage millions of people.

Denver Post Online To Charge Similar Fee As New York Times

Business Week | Greg Bensinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Feb. 5 (Bloomberg) -- MediaNews Group Inc. will start charging a fee for some articles on two of its newspapers' Web sites in May, adopting a pay sys...

Humor 2.0: What Will Be Funny in the Digital Era?

Omri Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Omri Marcus

In the world of new media, for all the developments it has brought about, there are no new techniques for humor, only a refinement of the old ones.

In the App Economy, Newspapers Are Apps

Maya Baratz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Maya Baratz

If news media outlets want to thrive in this new environment, they need to start thinking of themselves as apps.

A New Way to Think About New Media: Arianna Huffington Talks to Toronto

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marissa Bronfman

Why would The Toronto Star newspaper be funding Arianna Huffington's talk during Toronto Advertising Week; hadn't she effectively killed newspapers with The Huffington Post?

Happy News Year

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

Join me in bidding farewell to the Aughts. It was a decade of disruption and decay, of death (newspapers) and birth (new forms of journalism).

Old Enough to Know Better, Young Enough to Pretend: Can the Chicago News Cooperative Succeed?

Daniel Sinker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Daniel Sinker

If there was a better day to announce the News Cooperative, I can't think of it. After Mayor Daley's budget address, the two major papers ran the same cover: a 24-year-old kidnapping.

Bloomberg Buys BusinessWeek -- But Who Is the Real Winner?

Paul Taaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Taaffe

Resist the temptation to dismiss Bloomberg LP's acquisition of BusinessWeek as merely the latest move in the media consolidation. This deal is a game changer on a number of levels.

Why New Media Looks A Whole Lot Like Old Media

Bryan Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Bryan Monroe

This week, the FTC will be convening a hearing looking at "How Will Journalism Survive The Internet." I am going to talk about how white the Web is, and the threat that represents to journalism for our diverse nation.

Real Journalism and the Road Ahead

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Vivian Norris

The first thing you do in a war is control and take out your enemy's communication system. Our news has been taken over by entertainment, propaganda and massive corporations. We need to to take back the media.