MediaStorm, an online documentary multimedia producer that used to offer its content for free, has launched a "Pay Per Story" model. While unveiling two new films (A Shadow Remains and Rite of Passage) Executive Producer Brian Storm explains why the site is now charging $1.99 for access to a story.
At the intersection of “the side of light in the newsroom” and the “more lucrative shadowland of PR,” Press Gazette guest poster Martin MacConnol, CEO of content marketing agency Wardour, urges journalists to consider a sector in growth.
With the release of Apple’s iOS 6 update, anticipated later this year, the lives of Mac-using on-the-go bloggers will improve; the update will allow users to upload media to WordPress blogs from their iPhones, iPads or iPod touches. “For bloggers and image sharers, the tiny upgrade is a game changer,” says Matt Brian of The Next Web.
Reporting from the annual Netroots Nation gathering of liberal bloggers in Providence, Rhode Island (USA), Nieman Lab’s Adrienne LaFrance comments on the maturation and professionalization of the blogosphere.
The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University has made a new call inviting journalists with at least five years of experience hailing from Lebanon, Palestine, and Syria to apply for the Said-Asfari Fellowship, a funded research fellowship at Oxford.
Authorities have suspended publication of one independent Sudanese newspaper and confiscated the Tuesday edition of another, say editors, pointing to a crackdown on press freedom following the country’s partition. Reuters reports.
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