Julie Keck

Julie Keck is a social media consultant and filmmaker based in Chicago. The bulk of her film work is created for tellofilms.com, a niche video site, for which Julie serves as the Chief Creative Officer. She has spoken about social media engagement, crowdfunding, and film at SXSW, the University of Notre Dame, Columbia College, DePaul, the Chicago Documentary Film Summit, the Chicago International Film Festival, and more. Julie is also the social media and newsletter editor for PBS MediaShift. You can find her on Twitter at @kingisafink.

by Julie Keck

1. Univision buys African-American news site The Root (Shannon Bond / Financial Times) 2. What’s going on at Medium? (Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed) 3. NSA surveillance authority lurches closer to expiration (Mike DeBonis & Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post) 4. Global news organizations agree to share climate change content (Mark Sweney / Guardian) 5. Buying […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Cronkite School to offer MOOC on media and news literacy (via Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication) 2. When your online course is put up for adoption (Steve Kolowich / Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. ‘Open educational resources’ promoted in U.S. Senate proposal (Michelle R. Davis & Sean Cavanagh / Education Week) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Hacks/Hackers and the News Lab at Google team up (Kristin Hare / Poynter) 2. How the New York Times is trying to combat the backfire effect (Laura Dattaro / Columbia Journalism Review) 3. Women in tech: Making computer science more inviting (Claire Cain Miller / New York Times) 4. How to make a simple […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The dangers of journalism include getting doxxed (Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press / Poynter) 2. News partnerships increase in digital age (Martha Hamilton / American Journalism Review) 3. Time channels radio to boost mobile time spent (Lucia Moses / Nieman Lab) 4. ‘Not for attribution’ quotes are tech reporting’s dirty little secret […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. One EPUB to rule them all? (Rich Bellis / Digital Book World) 2. Apple releases iBooks Author Starter Kit (Nate Hoffelder / Ink, Bits & Pixels) 3. Southwest Airlines brings free e-books to in-flight entertainment offering (Dianna Dilworth / GalleyCat) 4. S&S tries geo-targeting in new marketing outreach (Calvin Reid / Publishers Weekly) 5. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Can the Boston Phoenix’s digital history be saved? (Valerie Vande Panne / Columbia Journalism Review) 2. Lessons on using WhatsApp for publishing – an election experience (Paul Bradshaw / Online Journalism Blog) 3. Survey: News orgs are prioritizing mobile development, placing less emphasis on paywalls (Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab) 4. YouTube wrongly forced […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How journalism schools are adjusting to the digital age (Danny Funt / Columbia Journalism Review) 2. A trade mag’s challenge to make online features more immersive (Catalina Albeanu / Journalism.co.uk) 3. Nielsen explains how it’s adapting to the rise of online video (Keach Hagey / Wall Street Journal) 4. 3 questions for Twitter (and […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. 78th class of Nieman Fellows announced (via Nieman Foundation) 2. With Facebook’s Instant Articles, publishers may find 70 cents is better than a dollar (Jack Marshall / Wall Street Journal) 3. As podcast revenues climb, NPR board questions effect on radio sales (Ben Mook / Current) 4. The path ahead for Quartz, the business […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Verizon-AOL, Facebook Instant Articles, and the future of digital advertising (Ben Thompson / Stratechery) 2. Snapchat will feature weekly content from MLB and baseball fans (Jack Marshall / Wall Street Journal) 3. Why Facebook’s Internet.org is stumbling in India (Kurt Wagner & Mark Bergen / Re/code) 4. The Onion uses its redesign to mock […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. A MOOC hopes to sink its teeth into a new audience: TV fans (Casey Fabris / Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. Frontiers of digital learning probed by researchers (Benjamin Herold / Education Week) 3. Department of Education kicks off “#Edtech Developers’ Tour” (Mary Jo Madda / EdSurge) 4. Technology calls the future of the […] more »