Tag: reality tv

by Julie Keck

1. The best interface is no interface: why we don’t always need An App for That (Golden Krishna / The Verge) 2. Inside the Texas Tribune: Before growing audience, let’s first understand it (Tim Griggs / Reynolds Journalism Institute) 3. Spoilers, embargoes, disclosures and ‘Jinx’ (Margaret Sullivan / New York Times) 4. How Reddit became […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Selfies on a stick, and the social-content challenge for the media (David Carr / New York Times) 2. Netflix cracks down on VPN and proxy “pirates” (via Torrent Freak) 3. When reporting on data remember that those who don’t count aren’t counted (Natalie Leal / Online Journalism Blog) 4. The trait all media owners […] more »

by Ed Madison

Reality television is rarely referenced as a resource for pedagogical insights. However, the genre’s success warrants a closer look as administrators seek new and affordable ways to train educators how to teach digital skills. We know that character-driven narratives have the power to engage and captivate viewers. Reality shows are a hyped-up hybrid of the documentary […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How Google transfers data to NSA (WSJ) 2. For some, the reaction to PRISM is a shrug: Are we suffering from Big Brother fatigue? (GigaOm) 3. Why Pandora bought an FM radio station (The Hill) 4. Judge in Manning Wikileaks case allows crowdfunded stenographers permanent court access (Freedom of the Press Foundation) 5. New reality show airs only on Twitter, social media (WSJ) 6. Best […] more »