Tag: everyblock

by Julie Keck

1. Comcast resurrects EveryBlock (Megan Graham / Chicago Grid) 2. Prediction: You will be scooped by a reporter who knows how to code (Scott Klein / Nieman Lab) 3. Facebook to sell video ads (Reed Albergotti, Ben Fritz & Suzanne Vranica / Wall Street Journal) 4. Twitter working on “edit” feature for tweets (Matthew Keys [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. EveryBlock could still be sold (Poynter) 2. NYT plugs big hole in paywall (PaidContent.org) 3. Private photos accidentally made public briefly on Flickr (The Verge) 4. Twitter and AmEx to let you pay by hashtag (CNN)   Subscribe to Daily Must Reads newsletter more »

by Julie Keck

1. NBC shuts down hyperlocal, data-driven publishing pioneer EveryBlock (Poynter) 2. Digital revenues result in gains for The New York Times (Guardian) 3. NYT Junior: What it could (but shouldn’t) be (PaidContent.com) 4. Going through a social media crisis? Try over-communicating (memeburn) 5. Using Vine to cover breaking news (Fast Company) Subscribe to Daily Must [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

We are back with the Mediatwits podcast, revamped in a roundtable format with “regulars” and occasional special guests. Plus, we are now video and audio, and you can watch the podcast live as a Google Hangout on Air — both right here on this post on MediaShift, on our YouTube channel or on our Google+ [...] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

Business content on MediaShift is sponsored by the weekend MA in Public Communication at American University. Designed for working professionals, the program is suited to career changers and public relations or social marketing professionals seeking career advancement. Learn more here. He’s an entrepreneur, author and outspoken evangelist of entrepreneurial journalism, but Dan Gillmor wants you [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Here’s the latest 4MR audio report from MediaShift. In this week’s edition, I look at the recent sale of micro-local data site EveryBlock to MSNBC.com and the issue of its open source code. Plus, Washington Post announced it would discontinue hyper-local site LoudonExtra.com. I also have a special report from tech conference Gnomedex, where UW [...] more »

by Megan Taylor

What It Is The New York Times’ Represent is a data aggregator and sorter that points to information about elected representatives in New York City. If New Yorkers enter an address, they can see their political districts (Congressional, Assembly, Senate and City Council) and representatives. Represent will also track what their representatives have been doing [...] more »