Tag: linkedin

by Julie Keck

1. Q & A: Tim Cook explains why Apple is buying Beats (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 2. Spreading the gospel of LinkedIn for journalists (Madison Gray / Poynter) 3. Clearleap heads into Latin America (Jeff Baumgartner / Multichannel News) 4. With 20 million units sold, Eddy Cue says Apple TV will continue to evolve (Ryan [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. A $10 million boost for millennial media startup PolicyMic (Brian Stelter / CNN Money) 2. Moving the newsroom: Post-industrial news spaces and places (Tow Center for Digital Journalism) 3. Why LinkedIn is morphing from a social network into an online newspaper (Leo Morani / Quartz) 4. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s future, from virtual reality [...] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week on the RJI Futures Lab, we see what the newsroom at KQED public media is doing to serve the education market, we hear about newspaper strategy from an executive at Lee Enterprises and we learn how the professional networking site LinkedIn can be used to help [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Omidyar start-up hires Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi (Ravi Somaiya / New York Times) 2. Steve Shepard to help launch new Politico vertical (Chris O’Shea / Fishbowl NYC) 3. LinkedIn’s competitive advantage over other publishers: $1.5B in annual revenues (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 4. New report says how much advertising is going to piracy sites: [...] more »

by Claire Groden

For media companies and publishers looking to garner more clicks online, research on who shares content, and through which platform, is essential. This year, you might be surprised to see that fewer people are sharing content over email, and Pinterest is leading the charts with the fastest growth rate, according to the latest numbers from ShareThis, [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Switching to Gmail may leave reporters’ sources at risk (NPR) 2. Partner of Snowden interviewer detained and questioned at Heathrow under Terrorism Act for over 9 hours (Guardian) 3. 21st Century Fox takes stake in ‘gonzo’ Vice Media (Financial Times) 4. Remember podcasting? It’s back – and booming (USA Today) 5. With University Pages, [...] more »

by Zach C. Cohen

When news happens, where do you turn first? A recent Gallup poll says most people still turn to TV, but if you followed the recent airplane crash at SFO or the military coup in Egypt, you know the action was on social media. We’ll discuss the role that social media plays in breaking news, how [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Department of Justice: We don’t need warrants for email, Facebook chats (CNET) 2. Social + mobile = the “dynamite” combo ITV News needed Nieman) 3. Fox sees “healthy growth” of home video market thanks to digital downloads (PaidContent.org) 4. Hearst hires digital chief to oversee web brands (NYT) 5. LinkedIn launches magazine-style news channel [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

News and social media seem like two great tastes that go together. But lately, the two have been at loggerheads. After the @AP Twitter feed was hacked, Wall Street reacted as if the news was real. And during the Boston manhunt, it was hard to tell who was spreading more misinformation, social media or traditional [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Chinese Army unit possibly tied to hacking in the U.S. (NYT) 2. Social media disaster for Burger King (GigaOm) 3. Tesla Model S review the result of ‘shaky judgment’ (Engadget) 4. Why LinkedIn is a sleeping giant of publishing (Digiday) 5. PBS explores gun violence in the wake of Sandy Hook (NYT) 6. How [...] more »