Image via http://www.emaze.com Journeying through the Amazon, swimming in the Mediterranean and wandering the streets of Paris – these are all experiences that most people would be happy to partake in. Unfortunately, the majority of us have not had the privilege of extensive travel. So we rely on journalists to explore the world for us… Continue reading Virtual Reality Will Take Travel Journalism to a New Frontier
I envy journalists of the past. It’s not because they didn’t have to worry about the threat of online and mobile media, or because they were generally paid more handsomely; I envy them because the career path a journalist took was rather straight forward. One would start locally and move up until find oneself working… Continue reading Media companies no longer just about media
It’s no secret that millennials are consistently the voting-age population group that is least likely to cast a ballot on Election Day. According to a report by the Center for Information and Research on civic learning and engagement, 19.9 percent of 18 to 29-year-olds casted ballots in the 2014 election. This was the lowest rate… Continue reading Technology could be key to youth voter participation
Picture via http://www.webmarketingpros.com Podcasting has been struggling to find its place in the media landscape for years now due to its inability to connect with mass audiences. The New Republic’s Stephen Lacey says in his article “The End of the Dark Ages of Podcasting” , however, that we might need to take a look into… Continue reading Podcasts Will Kill The Radio Star
On the surface, ad-blockers seem harmless; why wouldn’t we disable all those annoying ads, especially when we can do it for free? It seems easy to think that the losing party in this scenario is the advertisers—the party that most people couldn’t care less about. The truth is, however, that it is actually the publishers… Continue reading Can Ad-Blockers Be Defeated? A Look Into A Possible Publisher Solution
Significant growth in mobile news consumption has many publishers scrambling to accommodate on-the-go news consumers, but the Pew Research Center’s “State of the News Media 2015” report suggests that desktop users might not be getting the attention they deserves. While it is true that, according to the report, 39 of the top 50 digital news websites… Continue reading Traffic vs. Engagement: Which should a publisher prefer?