Tag: cnn

by Jefferson Yen

Following the violent attack on Charlie Hebdo, a satirical French weekly that published cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, media organizations had to decide whether or not to publish sensitive materials related to the attack — especially when the new issue of the magazine came out with yet another cartoon on the cover. The AP, CNN, […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Most of the New York Times’ most popular items last year weren’t news stories (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter) 2. Tow Center to foster news innovation with $3 million in new support from Knight Foundation (via Knight Foundation) 3. CNN Strikes deal with FAA to integrate drones into aviation reporting (Jordan Chariton / The Wrap) […] more »

by Dena Levitz

On the whole, news apps aren’t just web and print carbon copies shrunk down to screen size anymore. Thank goodness. That’s been the easy route taken by news organizations for several years as they dip their toes into mobile. But journalistic organizations are starting to focus on their mobile products as distinctive entities and to […] more »

by Simon Owens

After his firing from CNN, Chez Pazienza spent several years adrift, unable to find steady work. In 2008, Pazienza, then a producer for CNN’s “American Morning,” was called into the office of his boss and, as he recounted later, informed that his name had been “attached to some, uh, ‘opinionated’ blog posts.” Unbeknownst to his superiors until […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ESPN suspends Bill Simmons from work, social media for criticism of Roger Goodell (Richard Deitsch / Sports Illustrated) 2. Where books are banned, the Internet can be a lifesaver (Jillian York / Electronic Frontier Foundation) 3. How TV Everywhere strategy is evolving in the world of cable news (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman Lab) 4. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why disruptors are always white guys (Annie Lowrey / New York Magazine) 2. A Kickstarter for journalism enters the big leagues (Ricardo Bilton / Digiday) 3. MTV, Comedy Central to show up on Sony’s Internet-TV service (Edmund Lee / Re/code) 4. CNN raids Politico for growing digital politics team (Michael Calderone / Huffington Post) […] more »

by Sydney Pead

Journalism needs to get “a seat at the table so that free press rights and free speech rights are part of the conversation” in evolving drone legislation, Matthew Waite, founder of the Drone Journalism Lab, recently told the World Editors Forum. Waite, professor of practice in the journalism program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, says it’s up to […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. CNN to double digital politics staff for 2016 (Erik Wemple / Washington Post) 2. Commenters hate HuffPost’s new Facebook-only commenting system (Sam Kirkland / Poynter) 3. Kickstarter simplifies its rules and lowers the barrier for project acceptance (Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch) 4. 2015: The year there will be more cellular connections than people (Kevin […] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week we learn about CNN’s new tablet app, CNNx, which combines material from on-air and online. We also explore a few tools for managing a newsroom’s social media presence. PART 1: CNNx CNN recently released a new iPad app, called CNNx, that merges the live broadcast feed and […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Pay dispute, native advertising & more: Why Jill Abramson was fired (Ken Auletta / New Yorker) 2. Time Inc. waves goodbye to CNNMoney and its digital profits (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. NYT readers spend same amount of time on paid posts as news stories (Nathalie Tadena / Wall Street Journal) 4. The co-founder […] more »