Julie Keck

Julie Keck is a social media consultant and filmmaker based in Chicago. The bulk of her film work is created for tellofilms.com, a niche video site, for which Julie serves as the Chief Creative Officer. She has spoken about social media engagement, crowdfunding, and film at SXSW, the University of Notre Dame, Columbia College, DePaul, the Chicago Documentary Film Summit, the Chicago International Film Festival, and more. Julie is also the social media and newsletter editor for MediaShift. You can find her on Twitter at @kingisafink.

by Julie Keck

1. How one professor’s tweets got her fired — or so it seemed at first (Andy Thomason / Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. More than a lemonade stand: How 12-year-olds learn to launch lean startups (Charley Locke / EdSurge) 3. Q&A: Blogger Kevin Corbett on higher ed’s online future (D. Frank Smith / EdTech) 4. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Salon Media editorial staff to unionize with Writers Guild of America (Greg Gilman / The Wrap) 2. Welcome to Jun, the town that ditched bureaucracy to run on Twitter (Jemima Kiss / Guardian) 3. An argument that newspapers are missing out on reaching loyal, local digital audiences (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 4. How […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How CNN took a startup approach to politics (Lucia Moses / Digiday) 2. A virtual camera for interactive documentaries, inspired by side-scrolling video games (Brian Chirls / POV) 3. What’s the view from Europe on where news is headed? Check out these videos from Newsgeist (Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab) 4. Next Twitter boss […] more »

by Julie Keck

Shine Louise Houston is used to knocking down barriers. As the CEO of feminist porn company Pink & White Productions, Houston has pushed the boundaries of this overwhelmingly straight male arena by creating porn with casts diverse in terms of sexual orientation, gender expression, and ethnic background. Now she’s breaking out of old film funding models […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. E-books get a makeover (Jennifer Maloney / Wall Street Journal) 2. How authors can evaluate hybrid publishers (via Jane Friedman) 3. Why the subscription model for e-books doesn’t work — at least not yet (Jason Nillian / Entrepreneur) 4. Disney rethinks publishing in a tech-driven market (Rich Bellis / Digital Book World) 5. Pearson: […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. It’s not enough to keep saying Silicon Valley has a diversity problem—we have to get specific (Andy Newman / Quartz) 2. Arianna Huffington’s improbable, insatiable content machine (David Segal / New York Times) 3. Why Yelp’s anti-competitive case against Google is weak at best (Mathew Ingram / Fortune) 4. U.S. House of Representatives allows […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Google manipulates search results, according to study from Yelp and legal star Tim Wu (Mark Bergen / Re/code) 2. Were all those rainbow profile photos another Facebook experiment? (J. Nathan Matias / The Atlantic) 3. Poynter will partner for Pulitzer’s 2016 centennial with a focus on social justice (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 4. Where […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Infographics: Gay marriage: From a few states to the whole nation (Haeyoun Park / New York Times) 2. First Knight News Challenge of 2016 to focus on libraries (via Knight Foundation) 3. List of BBC web pages which have been removed from Google’s search results (Neil McIntosh / BBC) 4. HuffPost to launch film […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Quick thoughts as Circa shuts down (via David Cohen) 2. Here’s why consumers love Netflix more than Amazon and Hulu (Jason Lynch / AdWeek) 3. Publishers prepare to ramp up news distribution on Facebook’s Instant Articles (Lukas I. Alpert & Jack Marshall / Wall Street Journal) 4. Google has quietly launched a GitHub competitor […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. When Big Data meets the blackboard (Andrew Giambrone / The Atlantic) 2. A professor crowdsources a syllabus on the Charleston shootings (Stacey Patton / Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. University of Illinois censured after professor loses job over tweets critical of Israel (Sarah Kaplan / The Washington Post) 4. Mobile tech at OSU lays […] more »