by Julie Keck

1. How Snapchat is selling itself to marketers (Matt Van Hoven / Digiday) 2. Court rules Freedom of Information requests can specify file format (Paul McNally / Journalism.co.uk) 3. Big Canadian media companies start strategizing in more sustainable ways (Craig Silverman) 4. VID: John Oliver’s take on the blurred lines between advertising and news (Catherine […] more »

by Meredith Broussard

Remix is a new segment of education content on MediaShift, featuring interesting and innovative journalism assignments, courses and curricula. Writers will detail their ideas and work and, where possible, provide links and materials, so other educators can adapt them in their own programs. If you’re interested in sharing your approaches to be remixed at other […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. MIT moves to intervene in release of Aaron Swartz’s Secret Service file (Wired) 2. Freedom of Information Act Machine fights government secrecy by automating transparency requests (TechCrunch) 3. Facebook introduces photo comments for pages (Mashable) 4. Reading news through gestures: New York Times to release Leap Motion app (The Verge) 5. Swell raises $5.4 […] more »