In the Public Ear: Time to Pod-Cast Your Ballot

Tomorrow’s election has proved to be a news event too big, and too ostentatious, for content producers of any form to ignore. The podcasting realm has been shaped by the election in a number of ways. While some shows Radiolab or 99% Invisible have not

#PressElect: Your Guide to Election Night TV Coverage

We’re only 24 hours out from Election Day, and TV news networks are prepping for their Tuesday night, wall-to-wall election night coverage. Last year, coverage was watched by 66.84 million viewers according to Nielsen. Americans are looking to news networks to inform them about which

The Week in Multimedia – November 7, 2016

The New York Times, The Washington Post, BBC News, and The New Yorker round out our top picks for this week. The New York Times – There Are Many Ways to Map Election Results. We’ve Tried Most of Them. The Times breaks down their election result maps

The Newseum Takes a Stand for Austin Tice

Yesterday, the Newseum, together with Reporters without Borders, unveiled a banner on the front of the museum in honor of American freelance journalist Austin Tice who has been held captive in Syria since 2012. Tice is the only American journalist held captive abroad. He was one

The BizBeat – November 3, 2016

Each Thursday, MediaFile’s Business section publishes The BizBeat, an overview of the past week’s news in media organizations and industry. Have a tip, see something we missed, or want to put something on our radar? E-mail Shiplett@Mediafiledc.com. Making Headlines Gannett, the publisher of USA Today,

MediaFile History: The October Surprise

The media’s favorite phrase in the month of October was “October Surprise,” due to a promise that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange made that didn’t end up coming to fruition. But since that announcement, reporters have been running the phrase during the tumultuous final month of

After Trump: The Fracturing and the Future of the GOP

Beyond any particular party lines or staunchly-held ideologies, the indisputable fact that the GOP must now prepare to regroup, rebuild, and pick up the pieces of a party in disarray after the 2016 election. Media outlets across the nation agree that Donald J. Trump, the