28 Apr Will American newspapers be more motivated by ideology? Must-read media news from last week
Here are last weekâ€™s must-reads on all things journalism and social media
- A new Pew study on civic engagement found that six times more adults posted political news to social media in 2012 than in 2008. The three-part study looked into online and offline civil engagement in the U.S., political engagement on social networking sites, and whether online channels bring new voices into the political debate.
- How has Twitter begun to shape Wall Street decisions? And is this problematic? Recent events seem to suggest it might be. Read the article here.
- Have you ever needed to link to a specific point in a long YouTube video? Donâ€™t make your readers watch the whole thing. This article shows you how.
- Ken Doctor of Nieman Lab asks, â€œWill some of Americaâ€™s top newspapers find themselves bought by owners motivated by political ideology more than civic duty?â€ Check out what he has to say on the subject here.
- How do you increase your chances of getting funding for your media startup in todayâ€™s world? Meena Thiruvengadam answers on Poynter.
Ola Wietecha is a University of Washington student and an intern with SPJâ€™s Western Washington chapter. What do you want to know about journalism in our region? Email her at email@example.com.