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#ColumbiaUniversity Study: #Journalists Still Needed in #News

#ColumbiaUniversity Study: #Journalists Still Needed in #News

A major study released by Columbia University's Tow Center for Digital Journalism concluded that computer generated articles, crowdsourcing and bloggers are not expected to replace professional journalists. The report, titled "Post-Industrial Journalism," said that the technological information boom [Full Story…]

Digital Media Wire’s Future of Television Event on November 16

Digital Media Wire's Future of Television Event on November 16

On November 16, Digital Media Wire's Future of Television event will take place at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in NY. The event will bring together over 40 important television industry executives. There will be discussions with the executives, digital media leaders, analysts, and others who are [Full Story…]

#EngageNYC Hosts Summit on Digital Media in Government

#EngageNYC Hosts Summit on Digital Media in Government

Recently, NYC Digital hosted its second annual Engage NYC: Digital Media in Government summit. The event took place at Google's headquarters in New York. Presentations covered topics like digital communications and the state of the digital city in addition to an awards ceremony for outstanding work [Full Story…]

NY Daily News Launches SMB Digital Consultancy

NY Daily News Launches SMB Digital Consultancy

The NY Daily News launched a consulting department, called Digital Solutions, which provides digital services to small and medium-sized NY businesses. The endeavor is a partnership with Hearst's Internet marketing division, LocalEdge. According to Capital, a recent memo written by NY Daily News [Full Story…]

Queens Library Expands Content via E-readers

Queens Library Expands Content via E-readers

In an effort to accommodate bookworms looking to read on their tech devices, the Queens Library system expanded recently its digital media distribution to provide access to its online content, according to YourNabe.  Although cardholders previously had access to e-books, audio books, digital [Full Story…]

Rubell Says Marketers Should Become an Ideal “Trans Media Storytellers” at #CTAM

Rubell Says Marketers Should Become an Ideal "Trans Media Storytellers" at #CTAM

At the CTAM conference in NY this week, panelists discussed how consumers have started to look for experts when searching for content, because of the overload of content on the web. While consumers generally trust the views of those like themselves, Executive Vice President of global strategy and [Full Story…]

Hearst Converts Sites to HTML5

Hearst Converts Sites to HTML5

Hearst Magazine is revamping its digital strategy through the integration of HTML5, and will implement the platform on most of its websites throughout the remainder of 2011 and into 2012, according to Mark Weinberg, VP of programming and product strategy for Hearst Digital Media. Formerly named one [Full Story…]

NY Colleges Increase Online Class Offerings

NY Colleges Increase Online Class Offerings

Even in a virtual class, a teacher can call on you. Time Out New York found that online classes offered by local schools are just as demanding and maybe even more time-consuming than regular classes, especially because of their multi-media platform. A digital media marketing student at New York [Full Story…]

Rachel Sterne Cautious of NY Social Media Overreaching, Launches SMART

Rachel Sterne Cautious of NY Social Media Overreaching, Launches SMART

NY's first chief digital officer, Rachel Sterne, has been working to to improve the city's use of technology and digital media since her appointment began in January, but it has yet to be clear if her efforts have been successful.  She has overhauled city agencies' use of social media, increasing [Full Story…]

Cengage Learning Acquires Unit of National Geographic

Cengage Learning Acquires Unit of National Geographic

According to DigitalMediaWire, Stamford, Connecticut's Cengage Learning has bought National Geographic Society's digital and print school publishing unit. Cengage Learning is a provider of educational technologies and content. With this acquisition Cengage learning now has the rights to distribute [Full Story…]

Random House Buys Smashing Ideas

Random House Buys Smashing Ideas

Bertelsmann, parent company of NY based Random House, has acquired digital media agency Smashing Ideas to work with NY based Random House's digital offerings. Within Random House, Smashing Ideas will be focused in the children's, educational, lifestyle and reference areas, as well as on working with [Full Story…]

Jewish New Media Innovation Fund Inaugurates Digital Projects

Jewish New Media Innovation Fund Inaugurates Digital Projects

The Jewish New Media Innovation Fund, a joint collaboration of the Jim Joseph, Righteous Persons and Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family, is a new fund designed to award over $500,000 to projects that use digital media to reach a younger audience to connect them to Jewish traditions.  According to [Full Story…]

LYVA Fest 2010 Tonight

LYVA Fest 2010 Tonight

This evening the LYVA Music Festival will be taking place in Brooklyn. The event will be a collaboration between the music industry and digital media  by bringing together talented artists and the latest distribution techniques with an emphasis on social media. All the artists are from the Tri-State [Full Story…]

iPad’s Impact on Digital Content Explored at NYC Event

iPad's Impact on Digital Content Explored at NYC Event

This past Thursday at NYC's Time Warner Center, Andrew Richard Albanese, writer and features editor for Publishers Weekly, Rachel Chou, Chief Marketing Officer for Open Road Integrated Media and attorney Kathleen Conkey participated on a panel lead by Chris Kenneally, Director of Author [Full Story…]

Mashable and CNN Host Media Summit 2010

Mashable and CNN Host Media Summit 2010

Mashable and CNN are hosting a joint one day conference --Mashable Media Summit 2010 -- Tuesday June 8, during Internet Week New York, at The Times Center in The New York Times building. The event, which focuses on the intersection of social and digital media, features presentations from the fields [Full Story…]