Tag: china

by Steve Fuchs

E-books offer new channels for journalists to engage with an audience and tell great stories, whether it is with a serialized collection of text-based stories for small e-readers or an interactive audio/video/photo magazine for tablet devices. On June 4, the 24th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, Radio Free Asia (RFA) released an iBook of […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Exposé of Chinese data thieves reveals sloppy tactics (MIT Tech Review) 2. FCC proposal hopes to grow WiFi spectrum by 35%, reduce hotspot congestion (Engadget) 3. Nielsen ratings expanded to include streaming services (The Verge) 4. Crowdsourced news service Blottr raises 612k for content syndication system NewsPoint (TechCrunch) 5. NYT puts Boston Globe on […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Chinese Army unit possibly tied to hacking in the U.S. (NYT) 2. Social media disaster for Burger King (GigaOm) 3. Tesla Model S review the result of ‘shaky judgment’ (Engadget) 4. Why LinkedIn is a sleeping giant of publishing (Digiday) 5. PBS explores gun violence in the wake of Sandy Hook (NYT) 6. How […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Maker’s Mark learns a painful social media lesson, won’t dilute bourbon (Quartz) 2. The Best of the Streamys: 4 web shows to fill your time now that you’ve finished House of Cards (PaidContent.org) 3. Where Apple sources all of its components – and it’s more than just China [Infographic] (GigaOm) 4. Update: Maria Popova […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Irish newspapers aim to charge sites that link to their stories, starting at €300 per year for one link (TheJournal.ie) 2. Why Tumblr and BuzzFeed are on a collision course in 2013 (paidContent) 3. Study: actually only about 20,000 Twitter users in […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. China blocks web access to Times after article (NYT) 2. CNN removes ‘Do Hormones Drive Women’s Votes?’ story after Twitter backlash (Yahoo) 3. The mobile shift is happening (SiliconBeat) 4. How Zite thrives inside CNN’s old media empire (ReadWrite) 5. Twitter presents more interactive […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Newspapers’ attempt to cover print ad losses with digital gains has ‘deteriorated’ (Poynter) 2. Facebook’s struggle to enter China’s market (Fortune) 3. Inventor of the modern laptop computer dies (Telegraph) 4. Journalists come to the aid of struggling Homicide Watch […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Judge: Twitter must turn over tweets sent by Brooklyn protester (NYT) 2. Chicago Tribune to look into Journatic’s use of fake bylines (Romenesko) 3. New York Times’ Chinese social media accounts shut down (TechCrunch) 4. How China censors web chatter […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. “Without a robust future for journalism education, it is harder to see a robust future for journalism.” (Poynter) 2. How journalism is taught in China (Columbia Journalism Review) 3. New technology has been a game-changer for people with disabilities. One student’s story  (eSchool […] more »

by Mark Hannah

NEW YORK — The famous Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei once wrote in a blog, “To express yourself needs a reason, but expressing yourself is a reason.” In the highly censored world of Chinese media, this sums up the growing consensus within that country — and around the world — that the freedom of […] more »