Tag: storify

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Why the entertainment industry’s release strategy creates piracy (The Guardian) 2. When to go fast, when to go slow on social media (Poynter) 3. Forrester: 84% of U.S. adults now use the web daily, 50% own smartphones (TechCrunch) 4. A visual look back at digital [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Can a big bet on tech help USA Today escape its paper past? (paidContent) 2. The Guardian US reports record traffic in October 2012 (Guardian) 3. Storify launches redesign that elevates popular social media elements (Poynter) 4. Why the ‘live [...] more »

by Jenny Xie

On November 6, Americans voiced their decisions at the polls and shared their experiences on social media. People posted a million photos to Instagram tagged with either “vote,” “ivoted,” “election,” or similar phrases, and more than 8 million people on Facebook said they voted. Click here to read entire series On Election Day, a massive [...] more »

by Jenny Xie

In August, journalists, editors, and other digital media producers tuned in to the biweekly web journalist Twitter chat (#wjchat) to share their collaboration experiences. The chat covered a wide range of topics, from qualities of the ideal collaborator to working with members of the public. Here is a record of the questions and popular answers [...] more »

by Jenny Xie

The last medals of the 2012 Summer Olympics were presented this past Sunday, closing in on what could be the most controversial, drama-filled Games ever, especially online. From NBC and Twitter, to athletes and judges, virtually every party involved in the Summer Games has been written and tweeted about over the past two weeks — [...] more »

by Jenny Xie

Since the kickoff of the 2012 Summer Games, there have already been more than 10 million mentions of the term “Olympics” on Twitter. Many of these tweets come from the athletes themselves. Click to read our whole series Amid the so-called Social Media Olympics, Storify — a website that allows you to create stories from [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Legal dispute between Google and French publishers is over (Bloomberg) 2. Patch reports 14 percent traffic boost in May (via FishbowlNY) 3. Broadcast moves beyond the TV set as more consumers turn to multiple screens (Poynter) 4. Storination lets users create [...] more »

by Caty Borum Chattoo

Last July, a high-speed train crashed in the Wenzhou suburbs of China’s Zhejiang Province, killing 38 people and injuring 192. The Chinese government’s media apparatus quickly swung into gear, working overtime to quell growing rumors of an engineering flaw that may have caused the crash. But despite the Chinese Communist Party’s attempt at full control [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Warren Buffett says he may buy more newspapers (Telegraph) 2. Revenue at Washington Post’s newspaper division down 8 percent from last year (Poynter) 3. Tumblr’s first copyright lawsuit (PaidContent) 4. Why kids’ e-book sales are surging (PaidContent) 5. Wemple: Politico [...] more »

by Raschanda Hall

When journalists were asked by MuckRack.com to offer up their biggest PR pet peeves recently, it sparked a spirited Twitter conversation. But then, PR folks got their turn, and what ensued sheds light on both of the industries, how they work together, and what their futures hold. The following is a Storify collection from the [...] more »