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Crowdsourcing for dummies

Crowdsourcing is defined as “the act of specifically inviting a group of people to participate in a reporting task—such as newsgathering, data collection, or analysis—through a targeted, open call for input; personal experiences; documents; or other contributions.” 455 more words

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Studying Public Relations as a Journalist

There are many people out there that don’t think a journalist could see the side of public relations needed to study it, and vice versa. As this semester slowly winds down, I can say that that just isn’t true — at least for my case it isn’t. 248 more words


Media startup Axios raises another $20 million

There’s a glimpse of hope in new media as Axios just raised $20 million less than a year after its launch, the Wall Street Journal… 322 more words


Social Network Review

The Social Network is something Hollywood has to a great extent surrendered: a mix of from-the-features instantaneousness, muckraking, and social editorial. As far back as the films surrendered that domain to TV, where both adult watchers and long-shape account has gone, the huge pictures have been minimal more than tricks and exhibition. 1,473 more words


9th Annual International Graduate Research Conference

The Graduate College at Texas State University hosted a conference for graduate student to showcase their research on Nov. 7-8. SJMC graduate students shared their research about Hurricane Harvey media coverage, relief efforts, immigration, the 2016 election and political interactions on social media by college students. 231 more words


Could Social Media be Encouraging “Opinion Monopoly”?

(A slight change of pace: article written for MA-Publishing.com, the LCC UAL blog on Contexts for Publishing.) 563 more words

Flowers Blooming

5 Questions about Reported Talks to Sell Pieces of 21st Century Fox to Disney

There have been a number of reports that 21st Century Fox has been holding talks to sell much of its properties to The Walt Disney Company. 666 more words

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