Tag: newtown

by A. Adam Glenn

Andy Carvin is the “war reporter who never attended the war.” And indeed, NPR’s senior social media strategist came to the attention of the journalism and wider world in a unique fashion during the Arab Spring, tweeting virtually around the clock while monitoring half a dozen revolutions in the region — all from his perch […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. In social media and opinion pages, Newtown sparks calls for gun reform (Pew) 2. The New York Times paywall is working better than anyone had guessed (Bloomberg) 3. Facebook set to change your timeline again (Mashable) 4. Instagram reverts to old privacy policy wording after uproar (LA […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. How does Wikipedia deal with a mass shooting? (Nieman Lab) 2. Fox’s bloody t-shirt: Newtown images show risks of automated ads (paidContent) 3. Facebook prepares to bring video ads to news feed, aims for TV dollars (Ad Age) 4. Am I the product? users react […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. In real-time journalism, declaring what you won’t report can be just as important as what you will (Poynter) 2. Instagram says it now has the right to sell your photos (CNET) 3. Towards fewer apps: How Google Maps threatens Yelp, Waze, and Foursquare (PandoDaily) 4. […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Andy Carvin calls himself an “oral historian” and created a new genre of news coverage by blanketing Twitter during the Arab Spring and RT’ing and crowdsourcing the news as it spread on social networks. When the Newtown massacre happened last Friday, Carvin was covering it once again as the news broke, which led to mocking […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. It’s not Twitter — this is just the way the news works now (GigaOM) 2. A local crisis meets the global social web (BuzzFeed) 3. Disruptions: Instagram testimony doesn’t add up (Bits Blog) 4. Buffeted by the web, but now riding it (NYT) 5. […] more »