[10,000 Words 2014-09-02] Do You Yo? And Should Your Newsroom Be Yo-ing?

It’s getting harder and harder for me to keep up with what the kids are doing these days, but I’ve at least heard about ‘Yo’. If you haven’t heard of it yet, the app is a messaging service that bases its...

[PRPD News for Programmers 2014-08-29] New MEGS Workshop Offered

As part of PRPD's Local News Initiative, the next in the series of MEGS workshops will be held on Saturday, November 8 in Atlanta.  Sign up is limited to 8 stations with 2 to 4 people form each registered station eligible to attend....

[Mediashift 2014-08-29] Daily Must Reads, August 29, 2014

1. Self-segregation on social networks and the implications for the Ferguson, MO story (Ethan Zuckerman) 2. Chasing clicks: Journalists say one thing but feel pressure to do another (Angèle Christin / Nieman Lab) 3. Want to see Aziz...

[Mediashift 2014-08-29] Flip Your Classroom and Your Attitude

You’re neither a dusty old prof sliding acetates onto a projector nor are you all revved up for a full MOOC. You’re just you, wanting to be a little better, hoping to engage your students in a new way or free up a little face...

[Mediashift 2014-08-29] Upcoming Events in Digital Media: Aug. 29 Edition

Each week, MediaShift posts an ongoing list of upcoming events in the digital media and journalism world. These will be a mix of MediaShift-produced events and other events. If we’re missing any major events, please use...

[Mediashift 2014-08-28] Journalism & Digital Education Roundup, August 28, 2014

1. How streaming media could threaten the mission of libraries (Steve Kolowich / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. Still little consensus on role of massive, online courses in higher education (Kyla Calvert / PBS NewsHour) 3. What India...

[Mediashift 2014-08-28] Daily Must Reads, August 28, 2014

1. Guardian partners with more local news outlets to tell under-reported stories (Lene Sillesen / Columbia Journalism Review) 2. The Times of India to journalists: Giving up personal tweets is “in YOUR interest” (Sruthijith KK /...

[PRPD News for Programmers 2014-08-27] PRPD Conference App Now Available

Attending the upcoming PRPD Public Radio Programming Conference in Portland?  Trying to decide?  Just curious?  You can now download the official conference App from iTunes and Google Play.  The app contains the complete...