July 28, 2014

Rebecca T. Miller Named Editorial Director of Library Journals

Rebecca T. Miller

Rebecca T. Miller, Editor-in-Chief of School Library Journal, has accepted the position of Editorial Director of Library Journals, effective immediately. She will serve as Editor-in-Chief for both Library Journal and School Library Journal. Michael Kelley, previously Editor-in-Chief of LJ, is no longer with the company. Please submit LJ news and feature queries to Executive Editor Josh Hadro at jhadro@mediasourceinc.com.

Reference: Who Owns the News Media (Interactive Database)

From the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism: Who Owns the News Media was developed to enhance the information available in the State of the News Media report, the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism’s annual report on the health of American journalism. The tool uses a tab format to house […]

Reference: Media Information: NPR Labs New Mapping Tool

This interactive reference resource launched a little over a month ago and is free to access on the NPR Labs site. Here’s Some Useful Background: NPR Labs has launched a new interactive web-based mapping system that shows the reception coverage for all public radio and television stations in the United States. The Mapping And Population […]

New Stats: “Cross-Platform Report: How We Watch From Screen to Screen”

The Q4 2011 Cross-Platform Report from Nielsen is now available online. You can register (free) to download the full text. A summary blog post and infographic are also available. Game Consoles Now in Nearly Half of TV Homes Consoles have become strategically positioned as a secondary gateway to TV content, and can now be found […]

New Report: State of the News Media 2012

Released today by the Pew Research Project for Excellence in Journalism. From the News Alert: More than a quarter of Americans (27%) now get news on mobile devices, and for the vast majority, this is increasing news consumption, the report finds.  More than 80% of smartphone and tablet news consumers still get news on laptop […]

Take a Virtual Tour of the New Time Warner Media Lab in New York City

The New York Times takes a look at the new Time-Warner Media Lab that opened today in NYC. The Times article doesn’t include a link to the TW Media Lab website where you can take a virtual tour and learn more. Direct Links Time Warner Media Lab Homepage Virtual Tour of the Lab Descriptions of […]

"The C-SPAN Campaign: How Online Video Archives Are Changing the Game in 2012"

The article includes a mention of one of the most important, useful, and interesting research tools on the Internet, the award winning C-SPAN Video Library. It contains just about EVERYTHING that has ever aired on C-SPAN. One note, while the C-SPAN archive is focused on U.S. politics, you’ll also so much more. Also, the online […]

Statistics: Mobile Passes Print in Time-Spent Among US Adults

From an eMarketer Report (Highlights): US adults now spend more time on mobile devices each day than they do with print media, according to a new forecast by eMarketer. Meanwhile, time spent watching traditional TV—whether live or recorded on a DVR or DVD—is also increasing, despite industry fears of online encroachment and consumer “cord-cutting.” The […]

A New Aggregation of Legal News from Findlaw: Legal Pulse

From Company Announcement: FindLaw.com is introducing FindLaw Legal Pulse ( legalnews.findlaw.com ), a new content area that offers continuously updated legal headlines from around the world, along with news, photo feeds and analysis from such sources as Reuters, the Associated Press, New York Times and Washington Post. The content covers a broad range of law-related […]

New Report from Pew Internet: How People Learn About Their Local Community

Title: How People Learn About Their Local Community ||| (PDF Version) by: Tom Rosenstiel, Amy Mitchell, Kristen Purcell, Lee Rainie Source: Pew Internet & American Life Project Direct to Interactive Chart: What Sources Do People Rely on MOST For Information About… From the Report Overview: Contrary to much of the conventional understanding of how people […]