Zach bylined eight stories and helped produce 13 podcast episodes for PBS MediaShift, a blog dedicated to covering the intersections between digital innovation and the journalism industry. He also regularly produced cross-posts from partner sites as well as edited social media posts and newsletters.

ify homepage May 15, 2013, which features the author's story.

A screenshot of the Storify homepage May 15, 2013, which features the author’s story.



Your Guide to Privacy by PBS MediaShift (cover)I also wrote Chapter 14 of PBS MediaShift’s guide to online privacy (or, I wrote an article that was republished as a chapter) on big data from my reporting at the Personal Democracy Forum.

Proceeds go toward The Electronic Frontier Foundation and Freedom House, both free speech watchdog organizations.

The books is available via Amazon, Apple iBook, Google Play and Kobo, as well as in print (coming soon).

I also helped produce the weekly Mediatwits podcast.

Mediatwits #93: How Authors Are Becoming Entrepreneurs (Like It or Not)

Mediatwits #92: Journalism, Free Speech Under Attack in the Surveillance State

Mediatwits #91: Back to J-School: Degree Needed?; MOOCs, Online Learning, Digital Skills

Mediatwits #90: When Billionaires Buy Newspapers

Mediatwits #89: Google Glass: Revolutionizing News or Public Annoyance?

Mediatwits #88: Blog Franchises: Nate Silver at ESPN; Timothy Lee at WaPo

Mediatwits #87: TV Special: Apple, Google Are Coming; Netflix at the Emmys; Hulu Unsold

Mediatwits #86: Social Media vs. CNN in Breaking News; Rise of The Guardian

Mediatwits #85: Live Events Special: Texas Tribune on Senate Filibuster; Vox Media on Live-Blogging

Mediatwits #84: Instagram to Launch Video; BuzzFeed Sued for Photo Use; Middle East Mobile Use Booms

Mediatwits #83: WaPo’s ‘Sponsored Views’ and Pay Wall; Snowden Reveals Himself as PRISM Leaker

Mediatwits #82: NSA Snooping with Help from Tech Titans?; Sun-Times Fires Photo Staff

Mediatwits #81: Yahoo Snags Tumblr; DOJ Investigates Fox; Ben Huh Talks Cats