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MediaShift

MediaShift
5 people. 1 big topic. Face to face. MediaShift brings you 5Across: a monthly video discussion looking at hot-button topics in new media, such as the future of newspaper journalism, Twitter and free speech in Iran. Each show brings 5 experts together in an informal, comfortable setting, and is taped live in San Francisco, with host and moderator Mark Glaser, executive editor of MediaShift.

Latest Episodes

E-Books or Print Books? Air date: 12-17-2012 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2317298141/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false With the rise of e-books are printed books being left behind? Videographer Josh Davis visited some bookstores in North Carolina to talk to owners, managers and various readers -- young and old -- to get their thoughts. /episodes/get/6472 /episode/6472 MediaShift: E-Books or Print Books? /episode-player/6472
Social Media and the 2012 Campaign Air date: 11-05-2012 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2299963871/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false PBS MediaShift sent videographer Josh Davis to North Carolina early polling places to talk to voters about how they've used social media to keep up on politics and the presidential campaigns. /episodes/get/6133 /episode/6133 MediaShift: Social Media and the 2012 Campaign /episode-player/6133
5Across: Beyond the Book Air date: 10-26-2011 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2160821615/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false A discussion about e-books and self-publishing and the major changes to the book industry brought about by technology. /episodes/get/1699 /episode/1699 MediaShift: 5Across: Beyond the Book /episode-player/1699
Rob Grimshaw on Phone Hacking Scandal Air date: 09-14-2011 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2129799532/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false FT.com's Rob Grimshaw gives his take on the U.K. phone hacking scandal. /episodes/get/1711 /episode/1711 MediaShift: Rob Grimshaw on Phone Hacking Scandal /episode-player/1711
Rob Grimshaw on the FT Web App Air date: 09-14-2011 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2129799511/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false FT.com's Rob Grimshaw explains why FT.com launched a web app outside the Apple App Store /episodes/get/1713 /episode/1713 MediaShift: Rob Grimshaw on the FT Web App /episode-player/1713
Rob Grimshaw on Subscriptions Air date: 09-13-2011 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2129752698/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false FT.com's Rob Grimshaw explains the history of the site's paid subscriptions. /episodes/get/1712 /episode/1712 MediaShift: Rob Grimshaw on Subscriptions /episode-player/1712
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5Across: Twitter Mania
Twitter is a microblogging phenomenon, so we convened a group of power users in politics, photography, self-help, and shopping. Even after two years of Twitter use, we know it's still an evolving medium and are not really sure whether it will outlast the social mediums that came before it, or flame...
Air date: 05/13/2009
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1282932868/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Twitter is a microblogging phenomenon, so we convened a group of power users in politics, photography, self-help, and shopping. Even after two years of Twitter use, we know it's still an evolving medium and are not really sure whether it will outlast the social mediums that came before it, or flame... /episodes/get/1709 /episode/1709 MediaShift: 5Across: Twitter Mania /episode-player/1709
5Across: Free Speech Online
This episode of the 5Across video roundtable focuses on free speech online in various countries, from Iran to China to Kenya -- and even a mention of the U.S. government's attempts at curtailing speech online over the years.
Air date: 07/09/2009
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1282396812/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false This episode of the 5Across video roundtable focuses on free speech online in various countries, from Iran to China to Kenya -- and even a mention of the U.S. government's attempts at curtailing speech online over the years. /episodes/get/1701 /episode/1701 MediaShift: 5Across: Free Speech Online /episode-player/1701
5Across: Technology Overload
Many of us are feeling overwhelmed with technology and are trying to deal with it. Some people try to take a "Technology Sabbath" - a day off from their computers. On this episode of 5Across, we convened a roundtable of folks who are either overloaded with technology or helping people deal with...
Air date: 10/08/2009
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1282092664/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Many of us are feeling overwhelmed with technology and are trying to deal with it. Some people try to take a "Technology Sabbath" - a day off from their computers. On this episode of 5Across, we convened a roundtable of folks who are either overloaded with technology or helping people deal with... /episodes/get/1708 /episode/1708 MediaShift: 5Across: Technology Overload /episode-player/1708
5Across: Social Media Marketing
Everyone talks about social media marketing, and how businesses must be on Twitter and Facebook to succeed. This roundtable of experts gives advice on what works -- and doesn't -- for small businesses, non-profits and big companies in the social media space.
Air date: 11/19/2009
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1336356098/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Everyone talks about social media marketing, and how businesses must be on Twitter and Facebook to succeed. This roundtable of experts gives advice on what works -- and doesn't -- for small businesses, non-profits and big companies in the social media space. /episodes/get/1706 /episode/1706 MediaShift: 5Across: Social Media Marketing /episode-player/1706
5Across: Environmental Impact of Media
What's the environmental impact of media? Our expert panel considers the carbon footprint of print media such as newspapers and books, as well as e-waste from computers and cell phones. You might be surprised at which has the worst impact.
Air date: 01/22/2010
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1393143644/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false What's the environmental impact of media? Our expert panel considers the carbon footprint of print media such as newspapers and books, as well as e-waste from computers and cell phones. You might be surprised at which has the worst impact. /episodes/get/1700 /episode/1700 MediaShift: 5Across: Environmental Impact of Media /episode-player/1700
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