Tag: Reddit

by Julie Keck

1. Huffington Post banned from posting on Reddit section in attribution row (John Reynolds / The Guardian) 2. Wearables could make the “glance” a new subatomic unit of news (Dan Shanoff Nieman Lab) 3. U.S. threatened massive fine to force Yahoo to release data (Craig Timberg / Washington Post) 4. YouTube alone brings in 20% [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The Internet is on go-slow today to support net neutrality (Rainey Reitman / Gizmodo) 2. What Apple’s new products say about the future (Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic) 3. U2, Apple and the deal behind getting ‘Songs of Innocence’ free of charge (John Jurgensen / The Wall Street Journal) 4. Guardian Space & [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. #GamerGate: Here’s why everybody in the video game world is fighting (Todd VanDerWerff/  Vox) 2. Twitter introduces “buy” buttons so you can shop from tweets (Jason Del Rey / Re/code) 3. Subreddit where people were posting the celebrity nude images banned (Pamela Engel / Business Insider) 4. Inside Storyful’s revamped newswire service (Alastair Reid [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter to suspend accounts of anyone tweeting graphic images of journalist’s alleged execution (Siraj Datoo / BuzzFeed) 2. How Reddit created the world’s largest dialogue between scientists and the general public (Simon Owens) 3. Al Jazeera America’s problem: It’s a cable operation built for a pre-digital age (Dean Starkman / Columbia Journalism Review) 4. [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. View of #Ferguson thrust Michael Brown shooting to national attention (David Carr / The New York Times) 2. In exposing followers, Medium fails readers (Selena Larson / ReadWrite) 3. The problem with the police’s plea to ‘Tweet Smart’ (Monica Guzman / GeekWire) 4. Reddit, Imgur and Twitch team up as ‘Derp’ for social data [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The anatomy of a robot journalist (Nick Diakopoulos / Tow Center for Digital Journalism) 2.  How journalism schools are trying to connect classrooms to newsrooms (Jon Marcus / Nieman Reports) 3. Meet Deca, the latest journalism cooperative (Nicole Levy / Capital New York) 4. #WorldCup: How 8 news orgs will tackle the world’s biggest [...] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

Each quarter, the social sharing platform ShareThis releases a report that looks at the sharing landscape — data that the company says gives “insight into what, where and how consumers share online, which is not only a true indicator of interest and intent, but also a powerful way for publishers and advertisers to drive content [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Reddit is having the same problem as traditional media: Defining what the news is (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 2. Netflix and net neutrality (Ben Thompson / Stratechery) 3. ABC signs on to Twitter’s advertising program, starting with #Oscars (Todd Splangler / Variety) 4. Cut loose by UC Berkeley, hyperlocal site Mission Local looks to [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. New York Times redesign points to future of online publishing (Brian Stelter / CNN Money) 2. Media buyer: If ‘clickbait’ replaces great stories, advertisers will move elsewhere (Nic Hodges / Press Gazzette) 3. AMA: How a weird Internet thing became a mainstream delight (Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic) 4. Apple wants e-book monitor [...] more »

by Julie Keck

Note: MediaShift’s Daily Must Reads will be on hiatus between Monday, December 23, 2013, and Friday, January 3, 2014. We’ll be back with new Must Reads on Monday, January 6, 2014. To keep up with new MediaShift and Idea Lab posts over the break, sign up for our PBS MediaShift Daily and the PBS Idea [...] more »