Digital Media Mashup

by Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA)
May 18, 2012 in Miscellaneous

A journalist's survival kit for the future, a media map of the U.S. and more are found in this week's Digital Media Mashup, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA).

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Here are IJNet's picks from this week's stories:

Journalism Reloaded – What Journalists Need for the Future

In a guest post Alexandra Stark, Swiss journalist and Head of Studies at MAZ – the Swiss School of Journalism, argues that it’s time for journalists to take action on business models for supporting journalism. Stark proposes a broadened set of skills and a new structure to enable greater involvement from journalists, while also fostering further teaching of such skills. Online Journalism Blog

BBC Expands Mobile Newsgathering Capability

BBC News has extended the number of mobile newsgathering units as part of its strategy to offer enhanced coverage of landmark 2012 events such as the London Olympics and the US Presidential election campaign. Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Network

Scrambls Lends Your Social Media Messages a Bit More Privacy

If you’re worried by the privacy structures of social media services but find methods of encryption a bit tricky to use and share, then you’ll be pleased to hear about Scrambls. The Next Web

How the iPad Has Changed News Consumption

Larry Kramer: Well it’s been two years and three IPads, so its a good time to step back and look at how my life as a heavy consumer of news has changed. Vator News

Inside Forbes: How Personality and Passion (With a Social Kick) Can Save Journalism From Itself

In the good old days of media, journalists used to say that any problem they had could be solved by another page of advertising. Forbes

The Media Map: Who's Reading What and Where

Forbes: We worked with Bitly and its data on millions of Web clicks to find the most influential media outlets in the country. This map shows which news sources are read and shared at above-average levels by state. Roll over and click on the media outlets below to see where they influence readers and which stories were big hits. Updated monthly to reflect the latest trends. Forbes

News Media Faces Competition by More Than Other News Organizations

Much has been written about the threat posed to traditional news media by competing news organizations on the Internet. But there's another side of the topic that's often overlooked. MinnPost