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. Who plays video games and identifies as a “gamer” (Maeve Duggan / Pew Research Center) 2. Las Vegas Review-Journal Staff Launch Twitter Campaign Urging New Owner To Come Forward (Michael Calderone / Huffington Post) 3. Thai Man May Go to Prison for Insulting King’s Dog Online (Thomas Fuller / New York Times) 4. Inside […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. On Fact-Checking in Politics (Angie Drobnic Holan / New York Times) 2. Mic Hires Cory Haik from The Washington Post (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter) 3. Video Tech Veterans Raise $6 Million for Virtual Reality Streaming Startup (Janko Roettgers / Variety) 4. How Can Mark Zuckerberg Give Away Stock and While Still Controlling Facebook? (Kurt […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Atlantic Media in Talks to Sell Quartz (James Fontanella-Khan & Shannon Pareil / Financial Times) 2. Kickstarter Hires Reporter to Probe Startup that Collapsed after Raising $3.4M (Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica) 3. NFL Media Czar Suggests Thursday Night Football Won’t Move Online (Eric Johnson / Re/code) 4. Beloved Parenting Podcast ‘Longest Shortest Time’ […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Chinese author Yang Jisheng wins Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism (via Nieman Foundation) 2. At school and at home, how much does the Internet know about kids? (via NPR All Tech Considered) 3. ‘Keeping Pace’ Report: As edtech improves, individual schools take control (Blake Montgomery / EdSurge) 4. Report: […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ‘Carol,’ streaming services lead 2016 Golden Globe nominations (David Ehrlich / Rolling Stone) 2. Serial season 2 starts today, with podcast previews on Facebook (Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab) 3. Billy Penn and Knight Foundation want to build ‘Yelp for mobile news’ (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter) 4. Meet San Francisco’s all-women hackerspace, Double […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. One-fifth of Americans are online almost every moment (Erin Blakemore / Smithsonian Magazine) 2. Spotify considers allowing some artists to withhold music from free service (Hannah Karp / Wall Street Journal) 3. Europe plans to ease copyright rules on using digital content (Mark Scott / New York Times) 4. The next wave of ad […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Used e-book sellers receive threats of jail time (via TorrentFreak) 2. Annual survey reveals that freebies still work, and other insights (Nate Hoffelder / The Digital Reader) 3. The secret to my productivity, or: Thoughts about luxury and privilege (via Jane Friedman) 4. The Authors United amicus brief from an anti-trust law perspective (via […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Tribeca Film Institute announces 2015/2016 New Media Fund Grant recipients (via Tribeca Film Institute) 2. Amazon starts building its own bundle, by selling Showtime, Starz, and more with Amazon Prime (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. New “Arctic Deeply” site will detail the ramifications of melting sea ice (Jessica Hullinger / Fast Company) 4. WhatsApp […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Digital ad spending expected to soon surpass TV (Sydney Ember / New York Times) 2. Interaction on Twitter enhances journalists’ credibility (Natalie Jomini Stroud / American Press Institute) 3. Streaming video now accounts for 70% of broadband usage (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 4. New York Times prioritizes commenters by placing them at the center […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. 2015 was not the year of HTTPS for news organizations (Melody Kramer / Poynter) 2. If the FCC loses in court today, it could be the end of net neutrality (Sam Gustin / Motherboard) 3. Social media censorship in Bangladesh hints at long-term problems for publishers (Damaris Colhoun / Columbia Journalism Review) 4. Reporters […] more »