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Mark Glaser
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Executive editor, PBS MediaShift, dad, San Franciscan
Executive editor, PBS MediaShift, dad, San Franciscan

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Kicking off a great weekend with our "Hack the Gender Gap" conversation at Google, moderated by Amy Webb, with a timely discussion about women in media and tech. If you're not coming, please watch the live-stream at PBS MediaShift starting at 5:30 pm PT:

http://www.pbs.org/mediashift/2014/10/live-stream-hack-the-gender-gap-on-women-in-tech-media/

#gendergap  

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Our Collab/Space event in Chicago was a blast; join us for the next one in DC on November 6th at the Washington Post. Sponsored by the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri: http://ow.ly/Ckz5P
Grab the early bird discount while it lasts!

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Oh, it's on! We're coming to DC with Collab/Space, hosted by The Washington Post and sponsored by RJI, on Nov. 6. Focus will be on open data, data journalism and visualizations -- and right after the election!

http://www.pbs.org/mediashift/collabspace-dc/

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Why don't people want to share their opinions on social media about controversial topics? The spiral of silence: http://ow.ly/B5n2m 

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In the wake of violence in #Ferguson  and so many cities, this symposium in Chicago next week should be timely and fascinating. I hope you'll join me there.

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/truth-trust-in-the-21st-century-journalisms-role-in-telling-the-story-of-violence-in-chicago-registration-12411155099

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Great story about Inkshares, the company I'm advising, which now has funding from the rapper Nas!

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/63694-inkshares-looks-to-marry-the-old-with-the-new.html

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Why is broadband Internet service more expensive and slower in the U.S. than in other countries? We discuss on this week's podcast.
http://youtu.be/GewyrY0PTkg

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How do news sites balance the need for speed online and making sure stories are original? BuzzFeed, the NY Times and Washington Post have all struggled with copy-and-paste content from other sources, and need to rethink their standards in the social age. The Mediatwits discuss on this week's podcast: http://youtu.be/V21IooilR0E

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We are heading out for a family vacation from July 14 to 24 and renting out our place on Airbnb. Let us know if you're interested in staying at our house in SF then!

https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/3378019

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This week's podcast looks at big changes at NPR as it deals with changing audio habits and rise of streaming services, podcasts and apps.
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