Tag: nowthis news

by Reuben Stern

This week we venture to New York to peek inside two organizations that are gaining traction with serious news tailored specifically for younger audiences. PART 1: NowThis News NowThis News targets young news consumers by delivering highly visual coverage via a continually expanding list of social platforms that includes Instagram, Vine and now Snapchat. We hear […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Pay dispute, native advertising & more: Why Jill Abramson was fired (Ken Auletta / New Yorker) 2. Time Inc. waves goodbye to CNNMoney and its digital profits (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. NYT readers spend same amount of time on paid posts as news stories (Nathalie Tadena / Wall Street Journal) 4. The co-founder […] more »

by Claire Groden

As smartphones and tablets proliferate, news video is going mobile and picking up where broadcast news left off. Network evening news audiences have been dwindling for decades — from audiences of over 50 million in 1980 to this year’s 22.1 million — while online video use has skyrocketed. Traditional print pubs such as New York […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. LEAP hopes its open-source, encrypted email will be useful for journalists, newsrooms (Lauren Kirchner / Columbia Journal Review) 2. Blogger’s incarceration raises First Amendment questions (Campbell Robertson / New York Times) 3. As informal English flourishes online, Standard Written English limits old media’s appeal (Jon Evans / TechCrunch) 4. Introducing the TGM SecureDrop Vault […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The Twitter of tomorrow (New Yorker) 2. NSA mimics Google to monitor ‘target’ web users (Mother Jones) 3. Media shield act moves on to the full Senate (Washington Post) 4. New Pew Internet survey sheds insights on location-based services (Examiner) 5. Parents Television Council: ‘Sons of Anarchy’ premiere an example of why ‘a la […] more »