Tag: twitter

by Julie Keck

1. Brands can’t resist taking chomp out of World Cup bite controversy (Martin Beck / Marketing Land) 2. Facebook’s TV integration makes social content part of the script (Samantha Subar / Spredfast) 3. AT&T/DirecTV and Comcast/TWC mergers could put small ISPs “out of business” (Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica) 4. Advance digital makeover of its [...] more »

by Sarah Slobin

Back in February, I wrote about my plans for a “data-driven device-centric story-form agnostic multimedia project” for my class at West Virginia University.  The J-School’s first experimental journalism class was also my first chance to walk students through an untraditional approach to building a story, a process that has been at the heart of my [...] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

1. Washington Post, New York Times and Mozilla team up for new Web site comment system (Paul Farhi / Washington Post) 2. Online publishers still aren’t usually liable for user-generated content (Tracie Powell / Columbia Journalism Review) 3. Why Craig Newmark is joining Poynter (Craig Newmark / craigconnects) 4. Americans’ confidence in news media remains [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ASA bans Outbrain’s native ad ‘recommended’ links on publisher websites (Angela Haggerty / The Drum) 2. Twitter ad partnership research says Twitter ads are great (and boost sales) (Kara Swisher / Re/code) 3. The challenge of competing with every other piece of content on the Web (Ben Smith / Nieman Reports) 4. World Cup [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The anatomy of a robot journalist (Nick Diakopoulos / Tow Center for Digital Journalism) 2.  How journalism schools are trying to connect classrooms to newsrooms (Jon Marcus / Nieman Reports) 3. Meet Deca, the latest journalism cooperative (Nicole Levy / Capital New York) 4. #WorldCup: How 8 news orgs will tackle the world’s biggest [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Report: Who gets a press pass? (Digital Media Law Project) 2. Verizon threatens Netflix with legal action over congestion message (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. Aereo now Chromecast-ready (Jeff Baumgartner / MultiChannel News) 4. RebelMouse relaunches as a full-fledged publishing platform tuned for viral content (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 5. Chobani gets sued in [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. You can’t break copyright by looking at something online, Europe’s top court rules (David Meyer / GigaOm) 2. Just like Comcast did, Verizon says Netflix is slowing its own streams (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. Who’s going to buy the New York Times’s new opinion app? (Robinson Meyer / New York Times) 4. Xbox [...] more »

by Kathleen Bartzen Culver

On Friday, June 6, our biweekly #EdShift chat will focus on how to avoid ethical minefields when using social media in news. We’ll cover questions of accuracy and verification, as well as inclusivity, participation and how to teach key principles in classes. The chat will be moderated as usual by MediaShift’s Education Curator Katy Culver, with special [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. LeVar Burton gets $2 million via Kickstarter to bring back Reading Rainbow (Sam Thielman / AdWeek) 2. Turkey sentences Twitter user to jail for blasphemy (AFP / Yahoo News) 3. Here’s how 7 news orgs manage their Twitter and Facebook accounts (Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab) 4. MIT Technology Review launches tiered subscription plan [...] more »

by Fannie Cohen

Medium was created by Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone in 2012, with the mission of helping good writing “find the right audience.” After launch, the platform was initially invite-only to reinforce that Medium is a place for quality scribes and has received praise for its clean design and easy-to-use interface. Since then, the [...] more »