For some odd reason since starting college I have become a frequent reader of Bleacher Report, which many say was a news disruptor. However they have become a viable source for sports news. To begin many critiqued the website because it allowed registered users to publish articles on the site, which caused content to suffer,… Continue reading There Are Many Ways to Enter the Journalism World
I can see the future — and the future is digital. But it’s not quite that simple. Start-ups are an essential part of our world as it exists today. Without start-ups, we’d have no computers, no Microsoft, no Dropbox and, god forbid, no Facebook. Yet, to shape our world, the founders of these start-ups had… Continue reading Developing Media Startups for the Future
I found the article, How to Get Startup Ideas particularly helpful because it was packed with information presented in a way that I could draw my own interpretations and explore ideas further. I have never been exposed to a class like this so having guidelines on how to even begin to form ideas allowed me… Continue reading From a T-shaped Student to a T-shaped Professional
The hustle. The grind. Call it what you want. Social media, narcissistic vloggers, the Internet marketplace and slang terminology can all be inspirational. Who doesn’t want to feel like they own the world and can make money any way they want? The rags-to-riches, self-made, American Dream(ing) persona no doubt has its appeal. We’ve see this… Continue reading Building a Startup: Who Do You Think You Are?
“Their goal in ‘Breaking News’ is to encourage news executives to apply the lessons of disruption to the media industry as a means of charting new paths to survival and success.” – Clayton M. Christensen So what does this mean? According to the article, “Breaking News: Mastering the art of disruptive innovation in journalism” by Clayton… Continue reading Starting Up on the Right Track
Wouldn’t it be great to all of a sudden have an idea for the next best social media platform? Yeah wouldn’t we all love to have that brain. Most entrepreneurs and business leaders don’t just think of a perfect idea out of nowhere and make it happen. Most products and startups are developed and change… Continue reading You Can’t Pluck Great Ideas Out of Thin Air
I’ve always considered myself creative. As a kid, I would spend my days reading, coloring, painting or writing. As I got older and faced problems that required a different way of thinking, I’ve always been able to think outside of the box and solve them confidently. However, when it comes to my professional career and… Continue reading Startup Success Means Observing the The Box