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. The best interface is no interface: why we don’t always need An App for That (Golden Krishna / The Verge) 2. Inside the Texas Tribune: Before growing audience, let’s first understand it (Tim Griggs / Reynolds Journalism Institute) 3. Spoilers, embargoes, disclosures and ‘Jinx’ (Margaret Sullivan / New York Times) 4. How Reddit became […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. New platform Senserial delivers serialized e-books (Mercy Pilkington / Good e-Reader) 2. High school teachers guide students into self-publishing (Alexandra Pannoni / US News Education) 3. Kindle Unlimited payout increases to $1.41 in February as loans drop (Nate Hoffelder / Ink Bits & Pixels) 4. E-books to and from China: Trajectory, Tencent, technology (via […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Americans’ privacy strategies post-Snowden (Lee Rainie & Mary Madden / Pew Research) 2. BuzzFeed’s new strategy: Fishing for eyeballs in other people’s streams (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. Apple plans web TV service in fall (Keach Hagey, Shalini Ramachandran & Daisuke Wakabayashi / Wall Street Journal) 4. YouTube to replace annotations with smarter, mobile-optimized […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Millennials say keeping up with the news is important to them — but good luck getting them to pay for it (Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab) 2. A digital long-form experiment in Slovakia (Aleszu Bajak / Storybench) 3. Women need to be as tenacious with raises and promotions as they are with their reporting […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter experiments with ‘TV Timelines’ (Lance Ulanoff / Mashable) 2. Access to blocked sites restored by Reporters Without Borders (via BBC News) 3. Snapchat’s Discover publishers are asking for big ad rates — and they’re getting them (Kurt Wagner / Re/code) 4. Canadian TV regulators shake up system with new content rules (Jennie Punter […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Opinion: Change, don’t cut, journalism programs (Christina Coleburn / Washington Square News) 2. What net neutrality means for the future of education (D. Frank Smith / EdTech) 3. New principles aim to guide use, protection of student data (Benjamin Herold / Ed Week) 4. When it comes to digital education tools, diversity and individualization […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. FCC finally releases net neutrality rules (Amy Schatz / Re/code) 2. In media companies, editorial staff shouldn’t be kept in the dark about finances (Celeste LeCompte / Nieman Lab) 3. Amazon’s ‘Write On’ crowd-publishing platform opens to all (Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch) 4. Guardian backpedals on Whisper app privacy violations (Elizabeth Dwoskin / Wall […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Scientific proof that no one pays attention to banner ads (Alice Truong / Quartz) 2. New York Times showcases short documentaries funded through Kickstarter (Natalie Jarvey / The Hollywood Reporter) 3. ONA, Poynter announce first class of 25 for Women’s Leadership Academy (Jane McDonnell / Online News Association) 4. Retailers told to adapt or […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. EU rules that e-books are an ‘electronic service’ and subject to higher tax (James Vincent / The Verge) 2. The Clean Reader app is going to wash your favorite author’s mouth out with soap (Hannah Nelson-Teutsch / Bustle) 3. Self-publishing lets women break book industry’s glass ceiling, survey finds (Alison Flood / Guardian) 4. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ‘Goodnight, sweetheart': Pioneering tech blog Gigaom closes down (Kara Swisher / Re/code) 2. Not much new detail for news organizations in the final unveiling of the Apple Watch (Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab) 3. The Wikimedia Foundation and 8 other organizations sue the NSA and DOJ over mass surveillance (Paul Sawers / VentureBeat) 4. […] more »