Tag: tweetdeck

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week we learn about CNN’s new tablet app, CNNx, which combines material from on-air and online. We also explore a few tools for managing a newsroom’s social media presence. PART 1: CNNx CNN recently released a new iPad app, called CNNx, that merges the live broadcast feed and [...] more »

by Julie Keck

Crowdfunding campaigns, when run well, can seem effortless, almost magical, if you’re watching from afar. Seeing the money and backers pile up, especially in the last phase of a campaign, can be breathtaking, when everyone is hugging and high-fiving. However, crowdfunding is not a walk in the park. Unless that park is covered with broken [...] more »

by Margaret Looney

If anyone knows the power of Twitter for journalism, it’s Erica Anderson, who helps journalists and public figures make the most of the platform. Anderson, product marketing manager for Twitter, launched an online toolkit for journalists, Twitter for Newsrooms in 2011. That year, she also co-produced the first online Town Hall session for Barack Obama, [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. As e-books rise, smaller book stores are still growing (Marketplace) 2. Tech-savvy parents still prefer print books to e-books for kids, according to Pew (LA Times) 3. HarperCollins makes it easier for authors to give free, advance copies of their e-books (paidContent) 4. One-day deals making e-books brief best-sellers (NYT) 5. What the Toronto Star, Chicago Tribune and other media companies have learned [...] more »

by Carla King

Authors these days are more than authors. Our days are fragmented with tasks that more resemble those of publishers and marketers, journalists and speakers. We must not only write, but edit, organize, blog, friend, tweet, connect, converse, advise, recripocate, share and share again. These five apps (and I mean “apps” beyond the mobile-only kind) help [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NBC’s takedown notices skyrocket: Wasn’t file sharing supposed to be dead? (PaidContent.org) 2. The most important person at Gawker Media not named Nick Denton is leaving (AllThingsD)   3. Twitter kills off TweetDeck for mobile and drops Facebook in one fell swoop (memeburn) 4. Washington Post to try sponsored posts (Digiday) 5. Samsung’s new [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. One year in, ABC/Yahoo news partnership holds largest Web audience (Poynter) 2. Why we shouldn’t be hating on ‘web first’ journalism (Online Journalism Blog) 3. Top tips for social media newsgathering (Liz Heron) 4. “No one is more addicted to social [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Jen Lee Reeves Welcome to the ninth episode of “The Mediatwits,” the weekly audio podcast from MediaShift. The co-hosts are MediaShift’s Mark Glaser along with PaidContent founder Rafat Ali. This week’s show looks at the recent purchase of Tweetdeck by Twitter, and the questions it raises about companies starting businesses on the platform of other [...] more »