Tag: seesmic

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. Journal Register Co.‘s declares second bankruptcy in 3 years (Nieman Lab) 2. Twitter announces tool that embeds timelines of tweets on web pages (The Next Web) 3. New Twitter API drops support for RSS (Mashable) 4. HootSuite acquires Seesmic (VentureBeat) 5. […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. The nation’s most influential media outlets based on Bitly data (Forbes) 2. CNN lays off workers in its documentary units (TVNewser) 3. Bloomberg TV lays off staff as the company adds digital-video jobs (TVNewser) 4. Google Play may offer Android […] more »

by Roland Legrand

Curation seems to be the big buzz word in journalism and online content these days. It’s also an area that’s generating a lot of product innovations. New services such as Keepstream, Storify, Storyful and Qrait are jumping into the space, aiming to offer new tools to help people curate web and social media content. Curation […] more »

by Roland Legrand

Video is one of those new practices we have to get used to as newspaper journalists now working in a Web 2.0 world. One of the key issues is the quality of the video. Do we always need slick, television-style video, which require more specialized skills, or will our community accept “rougher” video, made by […] more »

by Roland Legrand

Blogs should be conversations. At least, that is how we think about blogging at Mediafin, Belgium’s leading publisher of business newspapers and websites. This last week, I have been busy reorganizing our major financial blog, Bear&Bull, adding FriendFeed widgets in hopes of encouraging more audience interaction. The results have been surprising — although the audience […] more »