Tag: instagram

by Reuben Stern

Reporting by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle The mass proliferation of smartphone cameras and mobile video apps has already reshaped the way video fits into our lives. But how is it changing the expectations — and possibilities — for visual journalism? The RJI Futures Lab sought ideas about where video journalism is headed from two […] more »

by Julie Keck

Crowdfunding campaigns, when run well, can seem effortless, almost magical, if you’re watching from afar. Seeing the money and backers pile up, especially in the last phase of a campaign, can be breathtaking, when everyone is hugging and high-fiving. However, crowdfunding is not a walk in the park. Unless that park is covered with broken […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Instagram business lead Emily White to be named COO of Snapchat (Kara Swisher / AllThingsD) 2. Netflix breaks through in Producers Guild Award TV nominations (Cynthia Littleton / Variety) 3. Jay Rosen on NewsCo and “The View From Somewhere” (Conor Friedersdorf / The Atlantic) 4. Just 9% of consumers would pay to rent a […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Paul Carr’s news site NSFW Corp joins with Silicon Valley-backed PandoDaily (Dominic Rushe / The Guardian) 2. CNN shares Instagram images from the ground on new Scenes platform (Rachel Bartlett / Journalism.co.uk) 3. In Myanmar, newly free media struggle to turn a profit (Thomas Fuller / New York Times) 4. Expert at NU-Q symposium: […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why do journalists prefer Twitter to Facebook? (Ezra Klein / Washington Post) 2. IOC spokesperson: Journalists free to Instagram at Sochi Olympics (Nina Mandell / USA Today) 3. Video accounts for 53 percent of Internet traffic (Andy Lewis / The Hollywood Reporter) 4. Designing a mobile-first newsroom (Sarah Marshall / Journalism.uk.co) 5. Spotify tunes […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Interview: NPR’s Brian Boyer on building and managing news apps teams (Erin Kissane / Source) 2. Internet kills the video store (Brian Stelter / New York Times) 3. YouTube aims to tame the trolls with changes to its comments section (Stuart Dredge / Guardian) 4. Uncensored Instagrams from North Korea buck brutal trend of […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. CUNY j-school will get a center for business journalism (Matthew Kassel / New York Observer) 2. Next up in the edtech incubator line: The University of Virginia (Tony Wan / EdSurge) 3. Five-minute film festival: Vine and Instagram video in the classroom (Amy Erin Borovoy / Edutopia) 4. PandoDaily, The New Republic, and a […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Open letter to Jeff Bezos from ex-Washington Post mail room employee (and creator of AllThingsD) Kara Swisher (AllThingsD) 2. Luvit.Me: Bitly lets you tell people how you really feel about links you post (The Atlantic) 3. YouTube’s founders challenge Vine and Instagram with new video app (NYT) 4. Canadian standards body: Journalistic errors must […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. E-book ruling gives Amazon an advantage (NYT) 2. The Manning trial grapples with the question of whether Wikileaks is a media entity (GigaOm) 3. How to embed Instagram pictures, videos (CNET) 4. Eisner predicts Hulu will lose next-day TV rights post-sale (Bloomberg) 5. BuzzFeed removes story that parodies the site’s lists (Poynter) 6. Blip […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Facebook made Instagram’s new videos exactly as long as a television commercial…and it’s no accident (Quartz) 2. Messaging app WhatsApp surpasses 250 million active monthly users (WSJ) 3. Michael Hastings, the FBI, and Wikileaks: Death of a journalist sparks conspiracy theories (NY Mag) 4. Full document: Procedures used by NSA to minimize data collection from U.S. persons (Guardian) 5. Columbia’s Sreenivasan bolts for […] more »