Tag: texas tribune

by Julie Keck

1. Facebook’s popularity among teens dips again (Sarah Frier / Bloomberg) 2.  Washington Post & Texas Tribune enter into a new reporting partnership (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 3. Zuckerberg’s greatest steal: Instagram now worth $35 billion, according to Citi (Taylor Lorenz / Business Insider) 4. Hulu nabs several FX shows under exclusive multi-year pact […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. US midterm elections: An online guide to find where to vote, track results (Alex Howard / TechRepublic) 2. Digital to overtake TV ad spending in 2 years, says Forrester (Tim Peterson / AdAge) 3. The Texas Tribune is 5 years old and sustainable. Now what? (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 4. Taylor Swift vs. […] more »

by James Breiner

Launching a news publication online is the easy part. Paying the bills and surviving for several years is the hard part. Three of those who have evolved and survived for at least five years are La Silla Vacia, a political website in Colombia, Homicide Watch, a news and data platform in three U.S. cities, and the Texas Tribune, […] more »

by Angela Washeck

AUSTIN, TEXAS — On Thursday, media professionals, researchers and academics gathered to address the increasingly tricky, ever-present question looming over the journalism industry: in the digital era, what are the best revenue sources for news? The workshop was organized by Jake Batsell, a Texas Tribune fellow who was tasked with studying the non-profit success of […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Lawyers struggle to define fair use in wake of Google Books case (Jeff John Roberts / GigaOm) 2. Inside the Texas Tribune model of sustainable journalism (Brian Braiker / Digiday) 3. Why venture capitalists are suddenly investing in news (Adrienne LaFrance / Quartz) 4. The Media Insight Project will focus on understanding changing news […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Is the government shutting down? Quartz will tell you (and drive a little traffic in the process) (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman Lab) 2. Publishers, AOL partner on subscription service (Mike Rondon / Folio) 3. The limits of Twitter’s TV pitch (Jack Marshall / Digiday) 4. Phony web traffic tricks digital ads (Christopher S. Stewart […] more »

by Zach C. Cohen

This week’s episode focuses on the role of live coverage in the media ecosystem. When does it work? When does it not? How do you balance speed and accuracy? How does it pull in readers? We’ll talk to some of the leading minds in breaking news journalism and how their live coverage has meant big […] more »

by Geoff McGhee

In our small lab at Stanford University, we’ve been prototyping new models of collaboration that bring journalists together with university researchers and scholars. We’re eager to share them because we hope that others will take them up, use them, and improve upon them. We believe journalists and scholars and researchers can — and should — […] more »

by Mark Glaser

The Mediatwits podcast is sponsored by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, which offers an intensive, cutting edge, three semester Master of Arts in Journalism; a unique one semester Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism; and the CUNY J-Camp series of Continuing Professional Development workshops focused on emerging trends and skill sets in the industry. Welcome […] 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 »