Elana Zak


The Declaration of Internet Freedom Wants Your Feedback

Six months after the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) was shelved, a new petition strongly advocating “a free and open Internet” is making the rounds online. The Declaration of Internet […]

HBO Streams First Episode of The Newsroom on YouTube

Aaron Sorkin’s latest show, The Newsroom, aired its first episode on HBO Sunday night. If you didn’t get a chance to watch the show or don’t subscribe to HBO, you’re […]

7 Social Media Resources for Journalists Covering the Olympics

In just about a month, the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games will be upon us. The London Games have already been touted as “the first social media Olympics,” with some even going […]

SoundCloud Comes to Pinterest

SoundCloud, a site that lets you easily record and share audio clips, is taking its game to the next level. On Wednesday, the site announced on its blog and Tumblr […]

4 Questions With Brian Ries, Social Media Editor at Newsweek & The Daily Beast

“Four Questions With …” is a monthly series of interviews with different social media and community editors in the news industry. So, what is it like to be a social […]

Winners of the 2012 Knight News Challenge on Networks Announced

Six innovative media ventures, ranging from a dashboard that tracks stories through social networks and across competitor sites to a mobile video aggregator of of breaking news events, have been awarded […]

10,000 Words Founder Mark S. Luckie to Join Twitter

Congratulations are in order for 10,000 Words founder Mark S. Luckie who will be leaving The Washington Post to join Twitter as its new creative content manager for journalism. “To say […]

WWDC 2012: The Liveblogs Recap

If you were on Twitter today, your feed was most likely overflowing with information from Apple’s 2012 Worldwide Developers Conference. Known more commonly by its abbreviation, WWDC, the annual conference […]

Make Your Own THAT Intern Meme with The Washington Post

It’s that time of year again where newsrooms across the country are inundated with summer interns. The Washington Post is taking a light hearted approach to summer interns with a […]

Aggregate Your Sources from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Gmail with Mingly

The physical Rolodex is a thing of the past for today’s social journalist. The social media savvy reporter now uses a Google doc to keep track of sources’ email addresses […]