Tag: iphone

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 »

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 Mark Glaser

Just how good is a smartphone for doing reporting in the field? With the help of apps, accessories and some know-how, any reporter can learn how to do it — and leave behind the aches and pains of lugging around big pro equipment. We convened a great group for a live Twitter chat at #iphonereporting, […] more »

by Julie Keck

Daily Must Reads The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Julie Keck. 1. Facebook’s second big announcement this week: free phone calls for U.S. iPhone users (Fast Company) 2. U.S. Attorney Ortiz defends prosecution of Aaron Swartz (Huffington Post) 3. Voters trust Twitter and Facebook as much as traditional media, […] more »