Tag: iphone

by Aubre Andrus

When the announcement came late last year that Instagram was now bigger than Twitter, as reported by CNBC, those who once scoffed at the photo-focused network started jumping on board. But as usual, there’s already another up-and-comer ready to take the spotlight: Snapchat. Video and images shared on Snapchat may disappear after 24 hours, but […] more »

by Sonia Paul

FEATURED TRAINING THREAD at Yale June 7-10, 2015 New Haven, Connecticut THREAD at Yale will gather storytellers from print, radio, and other media to learn from masters in the field and from each other.  “It’s time that storytellers had a gathering that respected the new reality, by disrespecting the old boundaries,” explains the director of THREAD at […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Tech leaders call on lawmakers to reject discrimination (Jillian Ward / Bloomberg Business) 2. Seymour Hersh on My Lai and the state of investigative journalism (Jared Malsin / Columbia Journalism Review) 3. Investigative journalism, illustrated: A Q&A with Level 14 creators (Amanda Zamora / ProPublica) 4. The Weather Company’s digital video strategy: Sunny with […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Emily Bell’s 2015 Hugh Cudlipp lecture (via Guardian) 2. Andrew Sullivan is quitting blogging (Joshua Benton / NiemanLab) 3. Future of news: News vs. noise (James Harding / BBC News) 4. Tumblr takes on Medium with upgrades to its writing interface and more (Sarah Perez / TechCrunch) 5. Super Bowl halftime: Katy Perry to […] more »

by Reuben Stern

This week we look at a pair of mobile video apps with a streamlined interface and a micropayment system for news content that is already up and running in the Netherlands. PART 1: Simplified video creation from Fly Labs While most mobile video editing tools mimic desktop editing software, a startup called Fly Labs recently […] more »

by Sarah Slobin

Back in February, I wrote about my plans for a “data-driven device-centric story-form agnostic multimedia project” for my class at West Virginia University.  The J-School’s first experimental journalism class was also my first chance to walk students through an untraditional approach to building a story, a process that has been at the heart of my […] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. Smartphones and tablets have now surpassed computers as the primary way many audiences are accessing online news. In this week’s report, participants from RJI’s recent Mobile First event share how their newsrooms are placing a priority on mobile and changing the way news is gathered and delivered. TO WATCH FULL […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Survey: Emerging and developing nations want freedom on the Internet (Pew Research) 2. Internet tolls and the case for strong net neutrality (Reed Hastings / Netflix) 3. Twitter blocked in Turkey as Prime Minister pledges to ‘eradicate’ it (Chris Taylor / Mashable) 4. Medium launches iPhone app for reading stories on the go (Casey […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Guardian bombshells in an escalating battle against journalism (Columbia Journalism Review) 2. Apple betting that a golden touch can entice an iPhone upgrade this fall (GigaOm) 3. CBS, Time Warner and the disruption of TV (The New Yorker) 4. Digital magazines: How popular are they? (Guardian) 5. Blueprint for modern media from the new […] more »

by Kathy E. Gill

In a speech 30 years ago, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs envisioned a computer-as-book, wirelessly connected to others. And the first-generation iPad fulfilled this image of a passive computing device. But three years later, the iPad has proven itself equally adept on the creation side of the computing equation — and its role in education is […] more »