This Week’s Headlines: PaidContent Acquired by GigaOm, Pinterest Creates Outcry

Never a dull moment in the social media and digital journalism worlds, is there? This week was no exception with the news that GigaOm has acquired PaidContent and that Pinterest is secretly profitting off of pins by adding affiliate links.…

Pybop’s Shelly Bowen on Website Content Strategy

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Building a great website is about more than coding—it’s also about developing and producing informative, helpful content that fits a client’s brand and needs.
The burgeoning field of content strategy is dedicated to helping businesses define their content needs and…

This Week’s Headlines: Sites Protest SOPA, Online Photos Get Ads

Wednesday’s online blackout in protest of SOPA dominated the conversation in many media circles, but it wasn’t the only news this week. Apple made an announcement that could shake up the textbook market and create opportunities for entrepreneurial authors, while…

Broadcast Journalist Phil Ponce on Breaking in

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Phil Ponce is host of Chicago Tonight, a nightly news program on Chicago’s WTTW channel 11 and earned an undergraduate degree in English from Indiana University and a law degree from the University of Michigan. In 1997, Ponce joined the…

2011 Headlines in Review, Part 2

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The second half of 2011 brought news of Occupy protests across the country (which were covered at length by professional journalists, citizen journalists, and bloggers). Developments in digital journalism and scandals involving journalistic practices colliding with blogging and copywriting services…

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