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Coursera: Free Ivy League Courses!

  • Meet the Courserians: Jennifer Wolochow, “education is an important foundation for humanity”

    Meet the Courserians: Jennifer Wolochow, “education is an important foundation for humanity”

    Jennifer is a Product Manager here at Coursera. After getting her degrees at Stanford she dove into education and tech and finally found Coursera. As a Product Manager, she works closely with engineers and designers, prioritizes feature requests, and…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Feb 18, 4:49pm -
  • Imperial College London Joins Coursera to Teach Foundational Skills in Artificial Intelligence
    Imperial College London, one of the world’s top-10 ranked schools, is jumping into the realm of online learning with Coursera. As a one-of-a-kind institution, Imperial focuses on science, engineering, medicine, and business – and we’re excited…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Feb 18, 5:09pm -
  • A Passion for Learning Leads to an Internship
    After completing over 10 courses in data science and programming, Shubham D. landed a job as a content developer and become a Coursera mentor. Read his story: I’m currently working as a Software Analyst in Mumbai, India. I joined Coursera after gra…
    - 9 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 6:37pm -
  • Data Skills: They’re not just for Data Scientists

    Data Skills: They’re not just for Data Scientists

      Coursera for Business is hosting a webcast, “Data Skills: They’re not just for Data Scientists“, on Wednesday, February 28. 2018. Register here. Data matters, as it is transforming how we understand our business. Leveraging data for meaning…
    - 12 days ago, 13 Feb 18, 4:48pm -
  • A Peek into Coursera’s Global Translator Community
    Have you ever wondered how Coursera’s lecture subtitles are translated? Do you speak a foreign language and want to be a part of the Coursera Global Translator Community (GTC)? The GTC is a community of Coursera learners who help make the world’…
    - 24 days ago, 1 Feb 18, 10:21pm -

MediaBistro - for Online Media Pros

  • How To Pitch: Hemispheres
    Circulation: 11 million Frequency: Monthly Background: Although our electronic devices offer quite a bit of entertainment options at 35,000 feet, United Airlines travelers have the option of unplugging from their phones and tablets and digging into s…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 4:00pm -
  • How to Pitch:
    Monthly Unique Visitors: 4 million; 15 million monthly page views Background: launched in 1996 as the counterpart to the print version of Playboy magazine—the publication started by Hugh Hefner in 1953, which featured high-brow editoria…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 3:36pm -
  • How To Pitch: Rachael Ray Every Day
    Circulation: 1.7 million Frequency: 10 issues a year Special issues: See the editorial calendar on Page 5 of the media kit. Background: When Rachael Ray first burst onto the screen and food scene with her bubbly personality and quick-fix meals, it wa…
    - 13 days ago, 12 Feb 18, 8:15pm -
  • How To Pitch: Bitch Media
    Circulation: 80,000 Frequency: Quarterly Background: Twenty-one years ago Bitch Magazine landed on newsstands. A podcast was developed several years later along with a blog which became a full-blown website. These components are collectively now know…
    - 19 days ago, 6 Feb 18, 7:56pm -
  • The New Wave of Media Consumption: How Group Nine Media Stays on Top
    It’s no secret that today’s media environment has been challenging for publishers, as audience attention (and the resulting ad dollars) grows ever more elusive. Consumer attention and media consumption has shifted dramatically from radio, newspap…
    - 33 days ago, 23 Jan 18, 6:07pm -

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