Tag: drones

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 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. FAA weighs letting film, TV industry use drones (Andy Pasztor / Wall Street Journal) 2. As TV time-shifting grows, networks move toward getting paid for 7 ad days instead of 3 (Jeanine Poggi / AdAge) 3. Ukrainian fact-checking site spots fake photos in social media (Lydia Tomkiw / Nieman Lab) 4. Amazon and a [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Brown Moses, his alter ego, and the rise of the self-trained journalist (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 2. Reporters’ pay falls below U.S. average wage (James Bach / American Journalism Review) 3. Illegal in U.S., newsgathering drones are taking off in Latin American media (Jamie Stark / Global Post) 4. New service will rate the [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter and TV working just fine, says Twitter (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 2. Condé Nast to launch new digital brand aggregating video (Andrew Wallenstein / Variety) 3. AOL will use Nielsen TV ratings to measure its video audience (Robert Andrews / Beet TV) 4. Sprint will offer discount Spotify subscriptions to customers (Kif Leswing [...] more »

by Fannie Cohen

Recently drones have become ubiquitous in the media, and not just for executing civilians abroad. Newsrooms are using drones to go places their reporters can’t reach, and drone-deploying filmmakers are capturing what was once cost-prohibitive aerial footage.  And soon, an unmanned aerial vehicle might become your mailman when Amazon launches their drone delivery service. In Silicon Valley, Facebook and Google [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why Twitter will never be a news organization (Callie Schweitzer/ TIME) 2. AP Exclusive: Man said to create bitcoin denies it (Ryan Nakashima / Associated Press) 3. How Foreign Affairs learned to love digital (David Amrani / Digiday) 4. How Spritz redesigned reading, letting you scan 1,000 words a minute (Carey Dunne / Fast [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Dish to curtail ad skipping on hopper devices for ABC shows (Shalini Ramachandran / Wall Street Journal) 2. Aereo boss says he’s ‘confident’ ahead of Supreme Court battle (Sam Gustin / TIME) 3. Financial Times CEO: ‘We’ve now achieved critical mass in digital’ (Jasper Jackson / The Media Briefing) 4. Can Greenwald’s digital magazine [...] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

Last year, I predicted content would be king in 2013. And, though some may argue over the quality of some of what passed for content, especially in the “content marketing” or “native advertising” realms, that was largely the case. This year, 2014, in the business of digital media, trends that have already foreshadowed will continue: [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. When a (partial) tweet becomes an ad, what are the rules? (Margaret Sullivan / New York Times) 2. FAA says use of drones for commercial purposes, including journalism, is not allowed (Jeremy Barr / Poynter) 3. Native advertising is the new paywall in media economics – but is it here to stay? (Emily Bell [...] more »