Tag: participation

by Joy Mayer

I played around recently with Meerkat, a new live streaming app that’s built to integrate with Twitter. I thought I’d share a few quick observations about how it worked for me in my newsroom. (Editor’s note: A separate post on Periscope will run Monday, and our #EdShift chat at 1 ET Tuesday, April 14, will […] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. On-air TV programming combined with social media channels — dubbed “Social participation TV” — is expected to grow significantly in the coming years. This week we explore three tools that bring the mobile-device-using audience into a live broadcast. PART 1: Wayin Denver-based startup Wayin has created a system to help newsrooms make […] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

We’re spoiled by technology. Today, we expect more from our media than we can get from print, radio or linear TV. If you’re like me — and, increasingly, evidence shows people are — you crave portability, fungibility, the ability to listen to a book or article, to watch a TV show or movie or YouTube […] more »

by Roland Legrand

Very recently I did something weird. Normally, when moderating our online community at Mediafin, I first read the news articles before I read the comments left by community members. Feeling a bit bored, I reversed this. I started by reading the comments and tried to figure out what the articles were about. It was a […] more »