Tag: social

by Fannie Cohen

Medium was created by Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone in 2012, with the mission of helping good writing “find the right audience.” After launch, the platform was initially invite-only to reinforce that Medium is a place for quality scribes and has received praise for its clean design and easy-to-use interface. Since then, the [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

One of the biggest changes in the news industry is the overwhelming number of sources we now have for news. What used to be the sole domain of newspapers, radio and TV has exploded into breaking news accounts coming from Twitter, Facebook, police scanners, Instagram and so many other digital platforms. When eyewitnesses of a [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. The risk & benefits of reporting on memes (Poynter) 2. Revamped StumbleUpon.com goes live for all (VentureBeat) 3. The biggest sites in social publishing (BuzzFeed) 4. Mobile reporting: 15 iPhone apps for journalists (Journalism.co.uk) 5. Weather, news apps rank high [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. Twitter says we’ll be able to download all of our past tweets by year’s end (AllTwitter) 2. Patch unveils a new site, focused on social and mobile (10,000 Words) 3. Atlantic Media covers the world of business, digital only (NYT) 4. [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Reuters gets hacked for the third time in two weeks (Guardian) 2. An early review of HuffPost Live (Adweek) 3, TBD.com is no more (Washington Post) 4. Wired stands by Jonah Lehrer and his work (BuzzFeed) 5. 13 ways to [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Sony launches web store for e-books (Engadget) 2. Forbes will let contributors publish e-books under the company’s name (Adweek) 3. Want to publish your own digital book? Here are some tips (CNET) 4. New social site will let you discover, [...] more »

by Terri Thornton

More than a decade ago, I was driving down a Tampa, Fla., street when I saw one of the most amazing things I’d ever seen — and may ever see. A space shuttle, piggybacked on a jumbo jet, came out of nowhere and seemed to fill the entire sky. It was massive — seeing it [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. More Lee papers to get pay walls (JimRomenesko.com) 2. Social predicted to overtake search as Guardian traffic driver (Journalism.co.uk) 3. “Social media is going to make it even more difficult to make long-term investments” in cities, Bloomberg says (NYT) 4. Newspaper [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Speaker of the House controls C-SPAN cameras (The Raw Story) 2. Gizmodo lists all the companies supporting #SOPA and ways to contact them 3. Facebook promises privacy changes after audit by Data Protection Commissioner of Ireland (The Irish Times) 4. Trevor Buterworth: Too [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Russell Merryman: Journalism schools are failing at technology (The Kernel) 2. The Curse of Cow Clicker: How a cheeky satire became a videogame hit (Wired) 3. Firefox add-on bypasses SOPA DNS blocking (TorrentFreak) 4. Local news outlets among Google’s most-searched terms (Poynter) 5. Kindle Fire’s [...] more »