Digital Age

A Program that Enables 30 Saudis to Lead 'Digital Age'

Saudi Arabia's Minister of Communications and Information Technology Abdullah Al-Sawaha announced the launch of the Digital Transformation Leaders …

Middle East

Fancy a job in TV and radio? Here’s how to make a start

<b>Lyndon Saunders</b> is a lecturer in TV and film at University of Salford. He has over 15 years of experience working in the broadcast industries, and …

Manchester

Report: For local newspapers to survive, they need to stop telling everyone they're dying

A new study from the Tow Center for Digital Journalism looks in-depth at small newspapers, what's working, what's not and what needs to change.<p>"Local …

Media Industry

New research: Small-market newspapers in the digital age

Newspapers for sale in New York City, 1938. Image: Library of Congress<p>Executive Summary<p>Too often we tend to hear one single narrative about the state …

Journalism

Empowering Children in a Digital Age

You'd have to be living off the grid not to notice: The Internet is teeming with children. Young kids and adolescents are diving into social media …

UNICEF

Why are Canadians less happy balancing work and life in the digital age?

New Statscan findings suggests that, while Canadians feel technology has made them more connected to each other, they're less fulfilled at juggling their work and home lives, Eric Andrew-Gee reports<p>A smaller share of Canadians are satisfied with their work-life balance than eight years ago, a …

Work-life Balance

Learning about vinyl in a digital age

The convenience of Googling a song and being able to listen to it in a matter of minutes was not always possible. Before radio, Pandora, or Apple …

Vinyl Records

Journalism

Knight Foundation supports free expression and excellence in journalism to promote informed communities that may better determine their own …

Journalism

Central Administration / Community Forum 2017: Living in a Smartphone World

To provide you with information and to guide our discussion, we are thrilled to be joined by:<p><b>Kerry Gallagher (panelist)</b><p>Kerry Gallagher is a Digital …

The maddening story of why microwaves were first marketed only to men

Welcome to the world of gadgets for guys, also known as ‘brown goods’<p>Change the channel, turn up the volume, press record…and cook dinner? That’s how …

Culture

Brutalist Web Design, Minimalist Web Design, and the Future of Web UX

Are websites becoming more chaotic, cluttered, and unrefined? Are the rules of good design being broken? Is the web turning ugly? Is this a new trend?<p>…

Web Design

The Modern Traveler in the Digital Age

If you aren’t engaging with your clients in the digital space, you may want to start now.<p>A revealing survey from Travelport showcases how in love …

How digital manipulation triggered a communication revolution: Ogilvy on advertising today

What would journalist and author Vance Packard have made of the digital revolution?<p>The "hidden persuaders" he railed against in his book of the same …

Ogilvy & Mather

Latest RISJ research presented in Seoul at Korea Press Foundation Journalism Conference

David Levy and Nic Newman both presented RISJ research at a major conference organised by the Korea Press Foundation this week, which was opened by …

UK Universities

How to get a head start in the design and advertising world

Hilary Chittenden of design and advertising champions D&AD chats about their upcoming #Lifehacks workshop.<p><b>Hilary Chittenden</b> works at D&AD, a …

Lifehacks

Upcoming Trainings and Courses: Nov. 14 Edition

<i>Each week, MediaShift will list upcoming online trainings and courses for journalists and media people – with a focus on digital training. We’ll</i> …

CUNY Journalism School

“Creativity” Beats “Machines” in a Digital Age

<b>We live in a “standardized” world.</b><p>I see it every day in my work.<p>Business processes are standardized and replicated across organizations. Teaching is …

Creativity

‘Mosaic’ Trailer: Soderbergh Invites His Audience To Collaborate

By Victor Stiff Soderbergh’s latest viewing “experience” lets the viewer tell the story.Last month, HBO and <b>Steven Soderbergh</b> finally revealed their …

Filmmaking

Meet the co-founder of the world’s first video magazine

GUAP co-founder Ibrahim Kamara will be appearing on an NME #Lifehacks panel in London on November 23.<p><b>Ibrahim Kamara</b> is co-founder of GUAP, the …

Manchester

Leading Change in the Digital Age - Part Two: Beware Complacency!

<i>By Adam Stanley, Global CIO and Chief Digital Officer</i><p><i>Being an early adopter has its perils, but sitting on the sidelines thinking no major action is</i> …

Innovation

How To Build A Company Everyone Wants To Work For

How does your brand experience stack up when it comes to attracting and retaining employees? Well-known companies like Google and Apple have candidates flooding through their HR Departments. The question is: How do less notable organizations and mid-market companies compete for that same top talent?<p>…

Why this digital age calls for analogue agencies

It’s pretty much a given that we now live in a digital age: our consumption – including consumption of marketing messages, music, movies, software – …

Advertising

Protect your digital life from Harvard

The recent backlash over racially charged Halloween photos posted online by several Baltimore private school students reinforces the need for teens …

Education

'Network': Why A Play Based On A Film About A TV Show Is Perfect For Our Digital Age

<b>Rufus Norris had not long</b> taken on the biggest job in British theatre, three years ago, when a draft for <i>Network</i> landed with a thud on his desk. …

The Theatre

The Physical Landscape of Words

I have always felt bothered by e-books. As an engineer and a technologist, as someone who owns a Google Home and studies computer science and knows …

'Romance in the Digital Age' Soundtrack Announced • chorus.fm

New tracks from <b>John Nolan</b>, <b>Vinnie Caruana</b>, <b>James Dewees</b>, and others are featured on a soundtrack for an upcoming indie film called <i>Romance in the</i> …

Journalism under fire amid rise of ‘fake news’ – UNESCO report

UNITED NATIONS, Noiv 7 (APP):The media industry, which remains the primary source of news and information in the digital age, faces both vast …

Journalism

Digital diplomacy 2.0 pushes the boundary

Illustration: Liu Rui/GT<p>The first stage of the digital transformation of diplomacy has been an astonishing success. For a profession with an inbuilt …

News (China)

Automation and the “Creation of a New World”

The more I think about it the more I am convinced that automation forces us to re-visit, re-evaluate and re-think some of the fundamental “building …

Innovation

Readers write: Steps to take after Equifax breach, technology and social interaction

Letters to the editor for the Nov. 6, 2017 weekly magazine.<p>November 4, 2017 —<b>Steps to take after Equifax breach</b><p>Regarding the Oct. 2 Briefing “Equifax …

Identity Theft