Tag: mobile news

by Julie Keck

1. Why Atlantic Media is funding a social platform for sharing links, one at a time (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman Lab) 2. Fandor and Festival Scope change video-on-demand (Brad Schreiber / Huffington Post) 3. Startup that places women in tech jobs plans journalism vertical (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 4. Mobile traffic surpasses desktop for top [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Times issues editors’ note in response to plagiarism charge involving Wikipedia (Ravi Somaiya / The New York Times) 2. News Corp considers app-based news service to attract ‘millennials’ (Roy Greenslade / The Guardian) 3. Sources say Vocativ software for generating news stories from the web doesn’t deliver (Johana Bhuiyan / Capital New York) 4. [...] more »

by Julie Posetti

In this third installment of the World Editors Forum’s Trends in Newsrooms blog series (Part one here and part two here) exploring the WEF report on 2014′s top ten industry trends, report editor Julie Posetti and Karen Kissane examine the inexorable rise of mobile news consumption. In May, a significant threshold was crossed: In the U.S., 60 percent of global online [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. As CNN mobile traffic hits 40 percent, editor calls web vs. apps debate ‘red herring’ (Sam Kirkland / Poynter) 2. Interview with Jay Rosen on the future of native advertising (Sam Petulla / Contently) 3. HBO and Showtime fight back: Subscriptions aren’t actually down (Eliana Dockterman / TIME) 4. Tivo lays off most of [...] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reporting by Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle, Laura Davison, and Teddy Nykiel. This week the RJI Futures Lab brings you three examples of how news is being re-engineered for people on the go. PART 1: Circa The mobile app Circa has received a lot of attention for its effort to redefine the experience of keeping up [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NBC News buys live-video streaming site to incorporate citizen journalism, boost news coverage (The Next Web) 2. Study: Mobile news ‘snacking’ is up sharply, but tablets are the killer news devices (Pando Daily) 3. Technology industry extends a hand to struggling print media (NYT) 4. New milestones for freelance journalism platform (Journalism.co.uk) 5. Journalism [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Digital Public Library of America delays debut in wake of marathon bombing (The Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. Twitter, discovery, and the problem of simplicity (AllThingsD) 3. Study shows newspaper readers are engaged, but local papers need to do more on mobile (PaidContent.org) 4. The tiny news startup that crashed the Pulitzer Prizes (Forbes) [...] 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 Julie Keck

1. Nearly one-third of U.S. adults have abandoned a news outlet due to dissatisfaction (Poynter) 2. Twitter beats the sell-side after Cyprus bailout (Business Insider) 3. RSS app Feedly gains half a million users after death of Google Reader announced (memeburn) 4. Uber, data Darwinism, and the future of work (GigaOm) 5. In Mexico, tweeting [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

According to research from Pew, 23% of Americans get their news on at least two digital devices. In the past, most people got their news from TV, radio or newspapers, but that has now shifted to people getting news on tablets, smartphones and desktop computers, as well as the legacy media. So how do you [...] more »