Tag: web

by Julie Posetti

In the post-Edward Snowden era, newsrooms are increasingly aware of state-sponsored breaches of privacy and the threat they pose to journalists and their sources. Some newsrooms have introduced sophisticated anti-surveillance technology, and others have literally reverted to notepad, pen and clandestine meetings in the interests of shielding their sources and avoiding state, and corporate, electronic [...] more »

by Matt Sheehan

While many college students were out celebrating — or mourning — the results of the election, nearly 80 University of Florida undergraduates covered the election live, based out of the College of Journalism and Communications’ new Integrated News Facility. Click here to read entire series The INF, which opened in August, is the new home [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Report: Journalists want technology, multimedia and data skills (Poynter) 2. Who gets the gold in the Social Olympics? Facebook, Twitter or Google+? (ReadWriteWeb) 3. A look inside Digital First Media’s ‘Thunderdome newsroom’ (The Buttry Diary) 4. 2.1% of readers who [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. News Corp announces plans for education reform (TechCrunch) 2. Can technology fix the education system? (PC Magazine) 3. Why the web won’t obliterate college as we know it (The Atlantic) 4. How big data could help the education system (Huffington Post) 5. Mass. [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. World’s top schools join web venture to open education to millions (Sydney Morning Herald) 2. 7 ways to use iPads and iPods in math classrooms (The Journal) 3. Is the the learn-to-code movement spreading? (The National) 4. Why local governments should support teaching [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Why Marissa Mayer was chosen as Yahoo’s CEO (AllThingsD) 2. “What the press has missed so far is that this is a paradigm shift for Yahoo.” (Uncrunched) 3. Facebook’s use of facial recognition technology under scrutiny (Adweek) 4. Charlie Sheen’s [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. MSNBC.com is now NBCNews.com, following ‘web divorce’ (NYT) 2. Chicago Tribune suspends use of Journatic (Chicago Tribune) 3. Journatic used fake bylines in more than 350 stories for the Houston Chronicle (Poynter) 4. Study: YouTube is emerging as a major [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Judge: Twitter must turn over tweets sent by Brooklyn protester (NYT) 2. Chicago Tribune to look into Journatic’s use of fake bylines (Romenesko) 3. New York Times’ Chinese social media accounts shut down (TechCrunch) 4. How China censors web chatter [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Remembering writer and humorist Nora Ephron (New York Times) 2. CNN’s ratings hit 21-year low during the second quarter (Hollywood Reporter) 3. Apple creates stand-alone app for podcasts (VentureBeat) 4. Advertisers mixed about the effectiveness of Facebook ads (AllThingsD) 5. [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Google to sponsor Journalism Skills Conference (Hold the Front Page) 2. San Diego school district to get 26,000 iPads this fall (KGTV) 3. Is ActivTable the next interactive whiteboard for schools? (KQED) 4. Academic publishing: What e-book authors should know (Guardian) 5. How [...] more »