Guest Post submitted by Patrick Howe The promised new Hearst e-reader device, now called the Skiff, is made specifically for display of newspapers and magazines. I await more details, but I’m intrigued and hopeful over the ways this device seems to improve on the Kindle, at least for the narrow purpose of reading newspapers.
Guest Essay By A. E. P. (Ed) Wall Eighty years ago I watched my grandpa as he read the Jamestown Post.
Some 60 students from Boston University’s College of Communication covered the Boston Marathon today using a variety of new media techniques–twitter, soundslides, qik, utterli, blogs, friendfeed, flickr.
This post was submitted by Chris Delboni. I had been waiting for a long time for Kindle 2.0, just released last week. I was curious about the first edition of the Amazon.com digital book reader but wasn’t ready to buy it. This time, I couldn’t wait and had it shipped for next day delivery as [...]
This post was submitted by Rachelle Money, who works with Wordtracker and writes for its newsletter. Since using the Wordtracker keyword research tool Dan Roberts says Hearst Publication’s online traffic has grown 150%. Hearst publishes 15 of the world’s most popular magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Oprah’s O Magazine, and Good Housekeeping as well as [...]
This interactive from The Associated Press reflects on 50 years of Barbie with a collection of images and preview re-imagined looks for the fashion icon from top designers participating in the upcoming New York Fashion Week runway show.
Search engine optimization (SEO) makes journalists groan if my experience of a busy newsroom in a national paper is anything to go by. Journalists will bristle at the idea of ‘stuffing keywords’ into their copy, while managers who often don’t understand SEO themselves rail about falling circulation figures and the need to get the extra [...]
Link TV has announced the launch of Know the News, a set of free educational web-based News Literacy tools focusing on international television news.