Public Media Futures forum acknowledges the challenge of online content management

On September 20, 2012 the USC Annenberg's Center on Communication Leadership & Policy, in partnership with the American University School of Communication and Current.org presented the fourth installment of Public Media Futures forum at Bloomberg's offices in San Francisco, CA. The fourth installment of Public Media Future's highlighted news content innovation and social media collaborate facilitation within the public broadcasting sector. Watch the forum below:…

CCLP, Bloomberg and Harvard convene journalists and political strategists for candid conversations at national conventions

LIVE WEBCAST: Top journalists and political strategists will offer straightforward assessments of the campaigns and the press and explore the role of media has in shaping the national political discourse at public events during the national political conventions in Tampa and Charlotte….

Google becomes major worldwide news, information broadcaster

var addthis_config = {"data_track_addressbar":true}; WASHINGTON – Tens of millions of people around the world follow the news on YouTube, according to a report published today by the Pew Research group. For example, Pew reports that in the week after the Japanese tsunami, the top 20 YouTube videos on the disaster were viewed 96 million times. The Pew findings may draw long overdue attention to YouTube and its parent company Google as major forces in global news and information, with audience reach and depth of content that can be compared to CNN, the BBC and Voice of America….

Will YouTube be the Craigslist of TV News?

BOSTON — Watch that space: YouTube video news is here, tailored just for you, featuring news of your microlocal neighborhood, just for you. If you haven't seen it, YouTube News Near You is an automated microlocal news service, with software detecting a your location and matching it with video news stories from that neighborhood. Turn on, tune in, and drop out of the six o'clock local TV news. So far the story selection is pretty limited. Think of YouTube's new local news service as 2009's version of the "Camel News Caravan," NBC's 15-minute nightly newscast of the early 1950's, hop…