Julie Keck

Julie Keck is a social media consultant and filmmaker based in Chicago. She has spoken about social media engagement, crowdfunding, and film at SXSW, the University of Notre Dame, Columbia College, DePaul, the Chicago International Film Festival, and more. Julie is also the social media and newsletter editor for MediaShift. Play with her on Twitter at @kingisafink.

by Julie Keck

1. British Library rejects digital Taliban trove fearing terror laws (Eric Randolph / Agence France-Presse) 2. DC appeals court lifts injunction against NSA phone call records program (Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post) 3. The traffic LinkedIn drives to publishers has dropped 44 percent this year (Lucia Moses / Digiday) 4. European publishers play lobbying role […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. As Coursera evolves, colleges stay on and investors buy in (Jeffrey R. Young / Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. NU-Q students examine race, media in Ferguson, Missouri (Julie Deardorff / Northwestern University) 3. Are open education resources ready for adaptive-learning technology? (Benjamin Herold / Education Week) 4. Journalism schools react to Virginia news crew […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Should news organizations share the video of the WDBJ7 shooting? (Sarah Grieco / Columbia Journalism Review) 2. Twitter, Facebook users unwittingly shown video of Virginia shooting (Yoree Koh / Wall Street Journal) 3. A 21st-century migrant’s essentials: food, shelter, smartphone (Matthew Brunwasser / New York Times) 4. No, I am not crowdfunding this baby […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Americans’ views on mobile etiquette (Lee Rainie & Kathryn Zickuhr / Pew Research Center) 2. As legacy media cuts back on FOIA, digital-only news outlets step in (Trevor Timm / Columbia Journalism Review) 3. Media companies just closed the web gap, and now there’s a mobile chasm (Mathew Ingram / Fortune) 4. Interactive video: […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Is Amazon creating a cultural monopoly? (Vauhini Vara / New Yorker) 2. A manifesto for an independent publisher (Bethan James / FutureBook) 3. Scribd switching to two-tier audiobook service (Calvin Reid / Publishers Weekly) 4. Why there’s so much conflicting advice about social media (Jane Friedman / Writer Unboxed) 5. Kobo wants to help […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. L.A. Times op-ed on online corrections: ‘There’s a stunning lack of transparency’ (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 2. The 26%: Twitter engineer says tech’s gender gap is tech’s fault (Rachel Bracker / Re/code) [VID] 3. Why publishers should care about article tagging (Abigail Edge / The Media Briefing) 4. Hot Pod: Talent discovery, a podcast […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Rolling Stone moves beyond the fray (Ravi Somaiya / New York Times) 2. Twitter blocks access to political transparency organization Politwoops (via Guardian) 3. How the New York Times gets a 70 percent open rate on its newsletters (Lucia Moses / Digiday) 4. A three-way, mostly civilized family contest to become the next publisher […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why Gene Demby, lead blogger for NPR’s Code Switch, considered quitting (Jim Warren / Poynter) 2. Race and ethnicity, device usage, and connectivity (via American Press Institute) 3. Ten years after Katrina, a new startup sector takes hold in New Orleans (Steven Melendez / Fast Company) 4. How do we improve online news design […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How some professors deploy mobile technology in their teaching (Mary Ellen McIntire / Chronicle of Higher Education) (Subscription) 2. Edcamp continues expansion with $2 million from Gates Foundation (Benjamin Herold / EdWeek) 3. Poynter will host a Mobile News Summit at Columbia Journalism School (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 4. Four edtech teaching trends for […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. As investors circle, organized labor moves into digital media (Lukas I. Alpert / Wall Street Journal) 2. ProPublica expands news apps and networked reporting with new funding from Knight Foundation (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 3. Ad blockers and the nuisance at the heart of the modern web (Farhad Manjoo / New York Times) […] more »