Microsoft, Knight Center partnering to offer data journalism training opportunity

Microsoft and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin’s Moody College of Communication are collaborating to announce a $10,000 data journalism training opportunity for a Latin America newsroom. The program aims to provide hands-on data visualization training, highlighting its capacity to tell compelling stories in the digital […]

Microsoft launches initiative to support community journalism

Microsoft has initiated support for community journalism, and several Mississippi media outlets are part of a four-community pilot program. The project will highlight the obstacles journalists face through funding, technology and other tools, said Mary Snapp, Microsoft’s vice president of strategic initiatives. As of now, the new launch will include the Clarion Ledger, the Mississippi Center […]

Microsoft replacing CEO of LinkedIn

The CEO of Microsoft’s LinkedIn business, Jeff Weiner, will be replaced by its product executive, Ryan Roslansky. Weiner will be stepping down from his role after 11 years with Roslansky taking on his new role starting June 1. Roslansky has been with LinkedIn for more than 10 years and will report to Microsoft CEO Satya […]