Category Archives: Journalism

NowPublic – Intellectual Property Rights ignored?

NowPublic was a crowd-sourced citizen journalism site based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, founded by Michael Tippett, Leonard Brody and Michael E. Meyers in 2005. In addition to its contributors, NowPublic also had a content-sharing agreement with the Associated Press. … Continue reading

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Did YouTube allow Al Jazeera to steal viral video ‘Girls on Fox News’

By Albert N. Milliron On June 1, 2013, the Arab network Al Jazeera program ‘Listening Post‘ featured viral video ‘The Girls on Fox News‘ by country music artist Austin Cunningham.  What happened after that is like someone borrowing your car … Continue reading

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Filmmakers Call on RNC to “Free Raffi Williams!”

GOP’s Minority and Youth Gaps Not Being Publicly Addressed or Solved Trenton, NJ – July 30, 2013–Fear Of A Black Republican filmmakers, Kevin and Tamara Williams urge the Republican National Committee to free its Deputy Press Secretary in charge of … Continue reading

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Mastering Google Search – Inside the elusive Algorithm

Search engine, digital advertising, and now emerging social media powerhouse Google has always played its cards close to the chest in relation to the factors that influence search result positioning. In the past few months, however, the company has made … Continue reading

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General Interest Media Updates

Boston Globe loses reporter to POLITICO 12/21/2011 Donovan Slack (@donovanslack) has been named a senior reporter at POLITICO (@politico), where she will cover the White House and the Obama administration. She will also contribute to POLITICO 44 (@politico44), a blog that chronicles the Obama … Continue reading

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13 Android apps for mobile journalists

Contrary to popular belief, the 21st century journalist isn’t all that different to the hacks of days gone by. The skills required today are broadly similar to what was needed 50 years ago – they must have meticulous attention to … Continue reading

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Media Job Postings

Media Job Postings Education Reporter Abilene Reporter-News – Abilene, TX The Reporter-News in Abilene, Texas, is looking for an education reporter to join its staff. We need a… than 10) and a brief bio to Editor Barton Cromeens at… Reporter … Continue reading

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