Tag: hyperlocal

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

1. To the Snowden story system a crowning Pulitzer might have gone (Jay Rosen / Press Think) 2. Pulitzer board noted Boston Globe’s use of a “range of digital tools to capture the full impact” of the marathon bombings (Joseph P. Kahn / Boston Globe) 3. The Intercept still hiring and setting up shop, editor [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Reddit is having the same problem as traditional media: Defining what the news is (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 2. Netflix and net neutrality (Ben Thompson / Stratechery) 3. ABC signs on to Twitter’s advertising program, starting with #Oscars (Todd Splangler / Variety) 4. Cut loose by UC Berkeley, hyperlocal site Mission Local looks to [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. E-reading rises as device ownership jumps (Pew Internet) 2. Facebook and Instagram teaming up with NBC for Sochi Olympics (Jordan Chariton / Lost Remote) 3. Local legacy media struggles in the digital world (Tom Grubisich / Street Fight) 4. Vimeo turns to Kickstarter and Indiegogo to find and fund movies (Janko Roettgers / GigaOm) [...] more »

by Julie Keck

Note: Daily Must Reads will be back Monday, January 6, 2014. Keep up with new posts by signing up for our PBS MediaShift Daily and the PBS Idea Lab Daily. 1. Pledging clarity, the Times plunges into native advertising (Margaret Sullivan / New York Times) 2. A first look at NewsCo’s structure (Jay Rosen / [...] more »

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. In suburban D.C., a network of hyperlocal news sites expands and bets on local advertising (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman Lab) 2. Who wins as Facebook makes tweaks to its newsfeed algorithms? (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 3. If a story is viral, truth may be taking a beating (Ravi Somaiya & Leslie Kaufman / New [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. One good thing about the newspaper industry decline? More innovation (Mathew Ingram / paidContent) 2. Beacon won’t be the Netflix of journalism, but it might help you make rent (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman Lab) 3. In Supreme Court opinions, web links to nowhere (Adam Liptak / New York Times) 4. New California law will [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. New York Times publishes articles on Facebook during site outage (Mashable) 2. Full Fact launches online fact-finding tool (Journalism.co.uk) 3. AOL’s Patch is purging staff, but here’s how ‘hyperlocal’ can work (AdAge) 4. CNN plans ‘complete overhaul’ of digital operation for the fall (Mediabistro) 5. Time Warner Cable slapped with class action lawsuit over [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NSA using top-secret program to mine online data of millions of Americans (The Guardian) 2. Google Now and Google Glass could become your hyperlocal news readers (GigaOm) 3. Facebook takes on Twitter with embeddable statuses and photos – but there’s a catch (The Verge) 4. CBS president on ‘illegal’ Aereo: “We don’t think it’s [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Judge orders U.S. to release Secret Service file on Aaron Swartz (Wired) 2. Ingram: If you don’t like the chaos of breaking news, you should probably stay off Twitter (paidContent) 3. Federal judge allows the Electronic Freedom Foundation’s NSA mass spying case to proceed (EFF) 4. Harper’s Magazine is finally ready for the digital [...] more »