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Indie Radio and TV Journalists: Finding Work outside Public Media

ITVS logoHow important is public radio/TV to independent radio and TV journalists? For both public radio and TV, but particularly TV, independent producers are a critically important source of material. Read more...

FCC's Future of Media Report Takes Aim at Local News Gaps

A new FCC report draws upon research by CSM staff and fellows to examine the transformation of journalism, and the public interest obligations of media outlets. See the annotated report here for details, or read my analysis on the PBS MediaShift site:Read more...

Facebook & Social Journalism: Report, Distribute, and Engage

The average Facebook user spends 25 minutes per day on Facebook and every day, 100 million photos are uploaded to the site. How can journalists tap into this social network of engaged consumers and encourage users not only to read their stories, but to help distribute them? What if users could not only interact with the material, but with the reporters themselves?Read more...

Aufderheide: Reflections on the Future of Public Media Project

Center for Social Media Director Pat Aufderheide sums up lessons learned and next steps for public media research in advance of our upcoming ICA preconferenceRead more...