from Editors Weblog – all postings by Helena Humphrey
Facebook was the #4 source of visits to News and Media sites last week, after Google, Yahoo! and msn, according to Hitwise. Google News accounted for 1.39% of visits to News and Media websites, and Facebook accounted for 3.52%. That?s a big shift since last April, when they were about equal.
from Mashable! by Jennifer Van Grove
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from Mashable! by Sree Sreenivasan
According to the Media Monitoring Report issued by the BİA Media Monitoring Desk regarding July, August and September 2009, 190 people are prosecuted, 74 of them journalists, in 80 cases concerned with freedom of expression.
Dan “We, The Media” Gillmor sez, “What I’d do if I ran a journalism school…” I would, among many other things:
* Emphasize undergraduate journalism degrees as great liberal arts programs, even more valuable that way than as training for journalism careers. At the same time, focus graduate journalism studies on helping people with expertise in specific areas to be the best possible journalists in their fields.
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have extensively studied The New York Times list of most e-mailed articles, checking every 15 minutes for more than six months, analyzing the content of thousands of articles, and controlling for factors like the placement in the paper or on the Web home page, The New York Times reports.