Tag: bbc

by Julie Keck

1. Study: BuzzFeed dominates on Facebook, BBC tops Twitter (Sara Morrison / The Wrap) 2. Google’s chief economist understands media better than some industry execs do (Mathew Ingram / paidContent) 3. Intel looking for help from Amazon or Samsung to keep its web TV project alive (Peter Kafka / AllThingsD) 4. Medium experiments with the […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. After hijackings, Twitter adds two-step security feature (NYT) 2. Inside Google’s secret lab (Businessweek) 3. Objectivity and the decades-long shift from ‘just the facts’ to ‘what does it mean?‘ (Nieman) 4. Pilot program for digital measurement standardization announced at the Independent Magazine Media Conference (Folio) 5. BBC unveils experimental ‘Perceptive Radio’ that offers personalized content (The Next Web) 6. Nancy Lublin on capturing teens’ attention […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. BBC launches ‘expert women database’ to help its journalists diversify sources (Poynter) 2. Summly’s teenaged founder says he wants to make Yahoo great again (GigaOm) 3. New York Times closes another loophole in its digital pay wall (PaidContent.org) 4. Spotify plans to take on Netflix and HBO with streaming video service (Business Insider) 5. […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Just how good is a smartphone for doing reporting in the field? With the help of apps, accessories and some know-how, any reporter can learn how to do it — and leave behind the aches and pains of lugging around big pro equipment. We convened a great group for a live Twitter chat at #iphonereporting, […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. How we read, not what we read, may be contributing to our information overload (NiemanLab) 2. Why pushing for a paywall at the Washington Post completely misses the point (GigaOM) 3. Guardian and BBC battle for traffic in the Big Apple (paidContent) 4. […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. BBC news chief pleads with staff not to Tweet about ‘our problems’ (Telegraph) 2. Should live tweeting be protected like broadcast rights? (Mashable) 3. WSJ launches The Accelerators and Startup Journal to cover entrepreneurship (TNW) 4. Quora adds “online now” feature to drive […] more »

by Tristan Stewart-Robertson

Click to read our whole series Later this month, the Paralympics will open at the same London venues as the Olympic Games, and for the first time, will get full-day and prime-time coverage in the U.K. In 2008, Great Britain and Northern Ireland came in second in the Paralympics medals table with 102, including 42 […] more »

by Katia Savchuk

In March 1984, tens of thousands of British miners went on strike over expected coal mine closures. During the next year, unions faced off with police and Margaret Thatcher’s conservative government in what became Britain’s most turbulent industrial protest of recent decades. Media coverage of the strikes was thoroughly unsympathetic, painting miners as aggressors even […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. New iPad upgrades mostly ‘housekeeping’ — 4G, faster processor and better screen (CNET) 2. Justice Department may be ready to sue Apple and five publishers in price-fixing case (PaidContent) 3. Getty Images licenses Instagram portraits of Yankees players (The Verge) […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. GigaOM CEO discusses acquisition of PaidContent (Wired) 2. BBC journalists told not to break news stories on Twitter (Guardian) 3. AOL has hired a new chief content officer to give Patch a boost (paidContent) 4. How Don Graham fumbled the […] more »