Tag: drones

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 »

by Julie Keck

1. Jeff Bezos’ big 60 Minutes reveal: Delivery drones and private cloud (Barb Darrow / GigaOm) 2. Turning to public to back investigative journalism (Leslie Kaufman / New York Times) 3. Detective.io launches as platform for data investigations (Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk) 4. Viral content is going to be a terrible business model (Bryan Goldberg […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Drones offer journalists a wider view (Leslie Kaufman & Ravi Somaiya / New York Times) 2. Katie Couric to be announced as Yahoo’s “Global News Anchor” (Kara Swisher / AllThingsD) 3. Fake activity, often bought for publicity purposes, influences trending topics on Twitter (Jeff Elder / Wall Street Journal) 4. Facebook is for grandparents: […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Snapchat spurned $3 billion acquisition offer from Facebook (Evelyn Rusli & Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal) 2. NYT ad exec announces ‘full native advertising platform,’ coming soon (Joe Pompeo / Capital New York) 3. What new FAA plans will mean to the future of drone journalism (Matt Waite / Neiman Lab) 4. Pocket […] more »

by Kathy E. Gill

It’s been the story of the year, and it led to two Online News Association awards for the Guardian as well as a keynote breakfast session at the 13th annual ONA conference in Atlanta. “It” is today’s digital surveillance society, personified in 2013 by the Edward Snowden revelations about National Security Agency behavior. And its […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. J-school prof on leave after inflammatory tweet about Navy shootings (Associated Press / Washington Post) 2. Mini MOOC minors (Carl Straumsheim / Inside Higher Ed) 3. Missouri j-school to seek drone permit (Associated Press / KSDK) 4. High-profile MOOC prof dumps Coursera (Eliana Dockterman / TIME) 5. Why colleges are taking a hybrid approach […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Beware of the high cost of ‘free’ online courses (NYT) 2. Colleges weigh options on student response systems (EdTech) 3. Journalism school experimenting with drones as innovative reporting tool (NY Daily News) 4. In the developing world, MOOCs start to get real (MIT Tech Review) 5. The do’s and don’ts of pitching technology to […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. University of Phoenix, purveyor of online as well as brick and mortar classes, faces probation from accreditor (The Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. Using Google Hangouts for teacher development (Edutopia) 3. Drones go to journalism school (Fast Company) 4. Opportunity Gap App uses Foursquare to share school data (EdSurge) 5. Saving money in schools […] more »