Tag: oklahoma

by Julie Keck

1. Oklahoma governor thanks media for tornado coverage, local news social media sets records (Poynter) 2. Teens are tired of Facebook ‘drama,’ find refuge on Twitter and elsewhere, says Pew (The Verge) 3. Obama says journalists shouldn’t be prosecuted for soliciting information (Washington Post) 4. Sorry, Media, America couldn’t care less about the government taking AP’s phone records (Business Insider) 5. From Cronkite to [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Oklahoma tornado pictures, videos and messages of hope spread via social media (Mashable) 2. Fox News: ‘We will unequivocally defend’ Rosen against ‘chilling’ DOJ investigation (MediaBistro) 3. New York Times CEO calls digital pay model ‘most successful’ decision in years (paidContent) 4. Yahoo can’t decide if it’s a media company or a tech company (Washington Post) 5. Owner of Rolling Stone picks his son as [...] more »

by Julie Jones

This post is co-authored by John Schmeltzer. Disaster events since the mid-2000s paint a reliable picture on the relationship between breaking news events and mobile users. Whether it is images of passengers standing on the wing of a downed plane in the Hudson River, videos captured by locked-down Virginia Tech students, or security camera images [...] more »