Tag: twitter

by Julie Keck

1. Top journalism students to lead in-depth marijuana report at ASU (via ASU News) 2. Three ways to improve technology-assisted learning (Matt Candler / Medium) 3. How can we really get more women into tech? (Suw / Finding Ada) 4. Do j-school classes have a diversity problem? Ask the students (Aeman Ansari / J-Source) 5. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter and YouTube blocked in Turkey over hostage photos (Graham Cluley / WeLiveSecurity) 2. John Oliver makes Edward Snowden squirm on ‘Last Week Tonight’ (Marlow Stern / The Daily Beast) [VID] 3. Rolling Stone’s investigation: “A failure that was avoidable” (Sheila Coronel, Steve Coll & Derek Kravitz / Columbia Journalism Review) 4. A dumb […] more »

by Hiba Zayadin

Abdullah Al-Maglooth and Raif Badawi are both Saudi bloggers. They both enjoy a massive online following. But while one of them was honored at the Arab Social Media Awards for employing social media channels to promote positivity and tolerance, the other is serving a ten-year prison sentence, and the very reason for his incarceration is […] more »

by Steve Goldbloom

Ever fear that you’re missing out? Or should I say: ever suffer from FOMO? Such emotions are often magnified by the power of social media. At this year’s SXSW, PBS Digital Studios’ “Everything But the News” examined this trend with a hard-hitting profile on a new gadget that allows one to read others’ tweets. The […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter experiments with ‘TV Timelines’ (Lance Ulanoff / Mashable) 2. Access to blocked sites restored by Reporters Without Borders (via BBC News) 3. Snapchat’s Discover publishers are asking for big ad rates — and they’re getting them (Kurt Wagner / Re/code) 4. Canadian TV regulators shake up system with new content rules (Jennie Punter […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Boston Globe launches interactive timeline and podcast for bombing trial (Aleszu Bajak / Storybench) 2. China blocks web access to ‘Under the Dome’ documentary on pollution (Edward Wong / New York Times) 3. Anti-science advocates are freaking out about Google truth rankings (Joanna Rothkopf / Salon) 4. The New York Times has Instagram, but […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. What to Facebook is a ‘fake name’ may be the expression of your authentic self (Jillian C. York / Guardian) 2. Guide to critical thinking, research, data and theory: Overview for journalists (via Journalist’s Resource) 3. The secrets of writing smart, long-form articles that go absolutely viral (Michael Grothaus / Fast Company) 4. Big […] more »

by Jefferson Yen

Online comments sections – in their most ideal form – are supposed to be places readers could leave their thoughts after they had read an article. It was supposed to serve as a forum where civilized discussion could take place and would add value even after a piece was finished. Instead, we’ve all become more […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Closing the gaps in local news (Josh Stearns / Medium) 2. Welcome to the Twitterloin, where tech-savvy cool meets gritty hood (Michal Lev-Ram / Fortune) 3. The next stage in the battle for our attention: Our wrists (Jack Riley / Nieman Lab) 4. Buffer takes Pablo, its words-on-an-image service, out of beta (Roberto Baldwin […] more »

by Jess Duda

NEW YORK — “We don’t wake up thinking we’ll set the agenda,” said David Reiter, vice president of newsgathering at ABC News. What does set the agenda? These days it’s social media. Rieter offered the caveat that social platforms are one of many story leads for ABC News. It is “an input, not the decision-making […] more »