Category Archives: new media

St. Louis media merger is the talk of the town

The face of independent local news changed this month when the nonprofit St. Louis Beacon and St. Louis Public Radio merged. But how will local news look as a result? Does the merger chart a course for the rest of … Continue reading

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News at Noon explores the legal hazards of social media

Social media once was merely social. Now, it’s a tool for gathering news and reading it, too. But with this transition comes concern about new media’s place next to old media and whether the same legal limits apply to both. … Continue reading

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Journalists find new routes to funding

New media requires not only new thinking to succeed, it also requires innovative financing. So, to stay relevant, reliable and readable, modern news gatherers are conjuring ways to keep the dollars flowing. This month’s News at Noon speaker series, co-sponsored … Continue reading

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The Opportunities and Obstacles for Minority Media

As the audience for digital media widens, so too does the opportunity for writers, journalists and broadcasters. Populations whose voices were once drowned by the mainstream now have risen to ride the tide of new media sweeping through our lives, … Continue reading

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