Tag: google news

by Julie Keck

1. Garfield: There is no ‘golden age’ of journalism: Free does not mean better (Guardian) 2. A driving force behind Wikipedia will be stepping down (NYT) 3. Social media unites supporters of same-sex marriage, but is that enough? (PBS) 4. Windows phone is outselling iPhone…in a few places (memeburn) 5. Report: Twitter ad revenues higher [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Against ‘objective’ algorithms: the case of Google News (The Atlantic) 2. Why this BuzzFeed v. The Oatmeal fight actually does matter (hypervocal) 3. Google Zeitgeist 2012: Whitney Houston, Gangnam Style, Hurricane Sandy top search terms (VentureBeat) 4. Fragmented world: what two years of [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. How the Huffington Post handles 70+ million comments a year (Poynter) 2. Breitbart’s inheritors battle over his legacy (BuzzFeed) 3. How magazines will be changed forever (CNN) 4. Hypergrowth: Inside GIF creation app Cinemagram (AllThingsD) 5. Google News gets updated [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. There’s less “Dark Social” than meets the eye (Buzzfeed) 2. Google News faces mass newspaper boycott in Brazil (paidContent) 3. AOL’s Patch ‘in line to make a profit’ (Guardian) 4. Twitter, Reddit and the battle over freedom of speech (GigaOM) [...] more »

by Seth Ashley

The choice of a keynote speaker says a lot about an organization’s outlook, so I was eager to hear what Richard Gingras, Google’s head of news products, had to say at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in August in Chicago. The self-described “technologist” revisited good questions [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Embracing disruption? Rethinking everything? These are frightening demands in the world of higher education, usually hesitant to change. But for journalism educators, facing those fears is now a necessary part of their work. Before the audience he called the “most important” that he could address about the future of journalism, Richard Gingras, head of news [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Facebook IPO to start trading May 18 (AllFacebook) 2. LinkedIn to buy SlideShare for $119 million in cash and stock (The Next Web) 3. Facebook will add photo filters for all phones (The Next Web) 4. How to make reading [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

This episode of 4MR is brought to you by GoDaddy, helping you set up your own website in a snap with domain name registration, web hosting and 24/7 support. Visit GoDaddy to learn more. Here’s the latest 4MR audio report from MediaShift. In this week’s edition, I look at the rise of Facebook as a [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Krishna Bharat In the view of some traditional media execs, Google is a digital vampire or a parasite or tech tapeworm using someone else’s content to profit. As that rhetoric heated up in the past year, Google has responded not with equal amounts of invective but with entreaties to help publishers. Google launched Fast Flip [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

This episode of 4MR is brought to you by GoDaddy, helping you set up your own website in a snap with domain name registration, web hosting and 24/7 support. Visit GoDaddy to learn more. Here’s the latest 4MR audio report from MediaShift. In this week’s edition, I look at the hype and reality around the [...] more »