Tag: storify

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 »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. House and Senate leaders postpone SOPA/PIPA bills (paidContent) 2. Anonymous goes on Megaupload revenge spree (Gizmodo) 3. How journalists can use Pinterest (Poynter) 4. Facebook expands Timeline, promotes 60 lifestyle apps (Online Media Daily) 5. Apple says consumers not harmed […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Today was an important day in the history of the Internet and activism. While the U.S. Congress expected to quickly pass two bills, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA), mounting opposition online has led them to reconsider. That all came to a head today when various sites such as Wikipedia […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on journalism education 1. Evaluating Plagiarism: Part I & Part 2 (Best Colleges Online) 2. Four ways journalism educators are using Storify as a teaching tool (Poynter) 3. Ricky Bordelon: Social media in the classroom has some benefits, many drawbacks (The Ram) 4. Journalist’s Resource attempts to make academic research more user-friendly for journalists (Nieman Journalism Lab) 5. University of […] more »

by Kristilyn Whigham

Since 2003, the winners of the Knight-Batten Awards for Innovations in Journalism have encouraged new forms of information sharing, increased user engagement, and created innovative ways to share information. This year’s cream of the crop, announced earlier this month in Washington, D.C., were no exception. While Storify, a publishing platform for social media, took home […] more »

by Roland Legrand

Our website, Tijd.be has existed for 15 years now, and my colleagues recently asked me to write an opinion piece about what the next decade and a half will bring — a daunting task. I had some ideas, of course, but I wanted to eat my own dog food and actually tap into my social […] more »