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Media Insider: How to Reach Millennials, Bloggers on Paris and More Media Moves

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. If You Want to Reach Millennials, Employ Them (World Editors Forum Blog) The American Press Institute recently published a ‘how to reach millennials’ report containing a few essential factors regarding how to garner a larger audience “roughly made up…

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Media Insider: Drone Filming for Beginners, The Future of Data Visualization, and Media Moves

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. Come Fly with Me. Drone Filming for Beginners. (College of Journalism at the BBC Academy) This piece contains some cool background information on what it takes to operate a drone for filming and reporting. Six “BBC factual programme-makers” received…

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Media Insider: International Day to #EndImpunity, Sensor Journalism and This Week’s Media Moves

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. Christiane Amanpour: Editors Must Make More Noise about Impunity (World Editors Forum Blog) November 2nd marked the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, promoted by The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The number…

Media Insider: Essential Journalism Tools, How to Beat Writers’ Block and More Media Moves

Welcome to Around the Wire, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. 10 Essential Tools Every Investigative Reporter Should be Using (International Journalists’ Network) A great resource for journalists, the International Journalist’s Network Research Director Gary Price along with another research editor at The Intercept presents 10 useful tools of…

Media Insider: The Right News for Each Social Media Platform, Another Freelancer Survey and Media Moves

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. Futures Lab Update #124: How to Tailor News for Each Social Media Platform (PBS MediaShift) This Future Labs piece features a video interview on the best practices for targeting an audience across each social media platform. Sarah Frank, executive…

Media Insider: Journalists Working for Twitter, Crosswords Revolutionized, and Media Moves

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. With its Curation Project Twitter Becomes an Editorial Beast. Does This Beast Have a Soul? (Jay Rosen’s PressThink) Jay Rosen, Associate Professor of Journalism at New York University, wrote this piece in response to this question he tweeted earlier…

Media Insider: Covering the Papal Visit, The Rise of the ‘Social Media Editor’ & Media Moves

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. How the Philadelphia Media Gets Around During Pope’s Visit (Poynter) As if you didn’t already know, the Pope is visiting the East Coast this week, and Washington D.C. and New York City have been busier than usual. Tomorrow, Pope Francis…

Media Insider: Digital Media Innovators, Reader Comments Halted, and More Media Moves

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. What I Learned Meeting Innovators in East Coast Media (PBS MediaShift) After taking four weeks to visit several media companies, including ProPublica, Buzzfeed, The New York Times and NPR, journalism professor Cindy Royal presents her views on what makes…

Media Insider: Writer Salaries, More on Virtual Realty Storytelling, and Other Media News

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. How Do You Tell a Story in Virtual Reality? (Re/code) Last week, we featured a story on virtual reality ethics that started with “Virtual reality journalism is with us to stay.” This statement is quickly showing its validity as this new and exciting tool becomes…

Media Insider: Virtual Reality Ethics, Journalism Sessions at SXSW and the Latest Media Moves

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. An Ethical Reality Check for Virtual Reality Journalism (Medium) “Virtual reality journalism is with us to stay, and will become even more realistic and immersive as technology improves,” the author begins. This article outlines a few ethical procedures journalists should take into…

Media Insider: How to Lead Through Grief, The Value of Slow Journalism and Media Moves

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. The Challenge No Manager Wants: Leading an Organization Through Its Grief (Poynter) It was an extremely tough Wednesday for many, as millions witnessed a tragedy take place on live TV and online. A lone shooter targeted and killed Alison Parker and Adam…

Media Insider: PR Lessons From Time Magazine, Tips for Surviving “Twitter Rage” and More Media Moves

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. Push it: How The Wall Street Journal Plans to Make its Push Alerts More Personal (Nieman Journalism Lab) The Wall Street Journal’s Executive Mobile Editor David Ho explains the evolution of push notifications and plans for increased personalization. Ho…

Media Insider: Design Advice for Writers, Funding for Innovations in Journalism and This Week’s Media Moves

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. Telling stories visually: 5 designers and their advice for writers (Poynter) Elite Truong, the author of this piece, asked several design leaders for their advice on how to tell a story visually. “There is intentional design in all of the structures…

Media Insider: Insight on User Research for the Newsroom, Social Media Dashboards Compared

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. Two Out of Two News Organizations Recommend User Research (Nieman Journalism Lab) Two prominent (but very different) news outlets are implementing user research in order to “shift away from thinking about the institution and toward thinking about customers.” ProPublica’s…

Media Insider: Historical News Footage Released, The Ethics of Using Hacked Documents and This Week’s Media Moves

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. AP to Put Nearly 17,000 Hours of Archival News Footage on YouTube (Variety) The Associated Press, along with newsreel archive British Movietone, plan on uploading more than 550,000 video clips to YouTube, totaling more than 1 million minutes of…

Media Insider: A Study on Freelancing, The Rise of Soft Censorship and Even More Media Moves

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. Contently Study: The State of Freelancing in 2015 (Contently’s The Freelancer Blog) For 14 days, researchers at Contently surveyed 643 freelancers with 25 questions regarding an array of freelancing matters. Topics included how much money was made annually, how…

Media Insider: Insights into Online Communities and Audiences, An Editor Remembered, and Media Moves

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. Research: Why Communities Are a Key “Strategic Resource” for Magazine Publishers (Online Journalism Blog) Two professors from Finland recently published a report concerning online communities and why they are great resources for strengthening engagement, developing loyalty and cultivating deeper…