Tag: mobile devices

by Geoffrey King

Earlier this month, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration announced a new policy requiring that travelers to the United States turn on their devices at the request of airport security personnel. Devices that cannot be powered on will be barred from the aircraft, and passengers in possession of such devices may also be subjected to additional screening. While [...] more »

by Lauren Simonis

On Friday, May 16, our bi-weekly #EdShift chat will focus on how to do field reporting with mobile devices. The chat will take place on Twitter at the #EdShift hashtag at 10 am PT / 1 pm ET. It will be moderated as usual by MediaShift’s Education Curator Katy Culver, with special guests Neal Augenstein of WTOP and iphonereporting.com, Marc Blank-Settle of the [...] more »

by Devanshi Garg

A recent study by Nielsen found that in the U.S., 61 percent of mobile phone users own smartphones. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that responsive web design has become very attractive to programmers. The main benefit of responsive design is that it ensures the layout of a website will automatically adjust for any [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How mobile has changed daily news consumption and why you need to understand it (The Media Briefing) 2. Wikileaks releases 1.7 million U.S. diplomatic records in the “Kissinger Cables” (Mashable) 3. Roger Ebert’s legacy as a relentless pioneer (NYT) 4. Flipboard is a giant iceberg lurking in the path of media (PaidContent.org) 5. Students [...] more »

by Jenny Xie

This morning, the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ) released the 10th annual State of News Media report. To little surprise, digital operations continue to dominate change in the news media, creating opportunities and posing challenges on every front — from advertising to content strategy, user experience to social media. According to [...] more »

by Ian Quillen

In developing countries, where smartphones and dependable cellular networks are still scarce, it’s been difficult to gauge the real impact of the mobile education movement. But with the combination of different factors — the advent of new technology, decreased pricing for data, a worldwide lust for mobile education, and a persisting patience for smaller screens [...] more »

by Jessica Weiss

First, it was the Web. Now, mobile is the “second tidal wave of change about to collide with the news industry,” said Cory Bergman, general manager of Breaking News, a mobile-first startup owned by NBC News Digital. As more consumers access news on their mobile devices, news organizations are seeing traffic to their websites from [...] more »

by A. Adam Glenn

As 2013 gets underway, we’ve invited journalism educators to share what they think may be some of the biggest trends in the J-School arena. Some are highly disruptive, like online education. Some reflect changes in the nature of the news industry, like a growing entrepreneurial sensibility among journalists.   Click here to read the entire [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Against ‘objective’ algorithms: the case of Google News (The Atlantic) 2. Why this BuzzFeed v. The Oatmeal fight actually does matter (hypervocal) 3. Google Zeitgeist 2012: Whitney Houston, Gangnam Style, Hurricane Sandy top search terms (VentureBeat) 4. Fragmented world: what two years of [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Mary Meeker releases stunning data on the state of the internet (VentureBeat) 2. 3 theses about The Daily’s demise (The Atlantic) 3. Forecast: Internet ad spend will outstrip all print in 2015 (paidContent) 4. 10 key takeaways from ‘post-industrial journalism’ (HuffPo) 5. Facebook mobile [...] more »