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. Emily Bell: News groups should harness tech in the service of ‘good’ journalism (Mackenzie Weinger / news:rewired) 2. The evolving role of news on Twitter and Facebook (via Pew Research Center) 3. Two police forces breached code on protection of journalists’ sources (Ewen MacAskill / Guardian) 4. Password sharing: Are Netflix, HBO missing $500 […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The rise of the mobile editor (Mario Garcia / Poynter) 2. Chatting in secret while we’re all being watched (Micah Lee / The Intercept) 3. News site Water Deeply will tackle the California drought crisis (Sarah Lawson / Fast Company) 4. What are they thinking? Rafat Ali’s go long, go deep vertical strategy (Ken […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The publishing industry’s latest thinking on disruption and innovation (via Digital Book World) 2. Accusing Amazon of antitrust violations, authors and booksellers demand inquiry (David Streitfeld / New York Times) 3. Want to succeed in self-publishing? There are no shortcuts (Drucilla Shultz / Publishers Weekly) 4. US Authors Guild demands 50% of e-book royalties […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. What APIs can do for news (David Weinberger / Nieman Reports) 2. Laura Poitras sues U.S. government to find out why she was repeatedly stopped at the border (Jenna McLaughlin / The Intercept) 3. Is good journalism enough to sustain an investigative nonprofit? (Naomi Lubick / Poynter) 4. The panic over pro-anorexia websites and […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How to cut children’s screen time? Say no to yourself first (Jane E. Brody / New York Times) 2. Putting the public into public media membership (Melody Kramer / Nieman Lab) 3. Joshua Topolsky on his accomplishments at — and departure from — Bloomberg (via Joshua Topolsky) 4. Comcast offers its alternative to cable […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Apple saves publishing…for itself (Joel Johnson / Fast Company) 2. Fusion launches in-house ‘news lab’ (Jeremy Barr / Capital New York) 3. Ira Glass owns all of ‘This American Life’ (via Robert Feder – subscription) 4. Bloomberg fires digital editor Josh Topolsky (Dylan Beyers / Politico) 5. With ‘release to one, release to all,’ […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Federal Election Commission shows how to disclose data in a digital democracy (Alexander Howard / Huffington Post) 2. Facebook rolls out news feed controls (Joanna Stern / Wall Street Journal) 3. Twitter wants to celebrate your birthday, too (Pavithra Mohan / Fast Company) 4. Informing the world: An interview with AP’s Gary Pruitt (Alexander […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. UNLV journalism school needs overhaul (Ana Ley / Las Vegas Review Journal) 2. Positioning libraries for the future (Carol Coletta / Knight Foundation) 3. For students, textbooks become increasingly optional purchases (Jeffrey R. Young / Chronicle of Higher Education) 4. Thousands enroll in ASU’s first free, public online class (Kaila White / AZ Central) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Blocking ads can cut network traffic 25% to 40%, study shows (Dylan Tweney / VentureBeat) 2. The problem with the backlash against Reddit’s CEO that nobody’s talking about (Derrick Clifton / Daily Dot) 3. How we changed the Facebook friends icon (Caitlin Winner / Medium) 4. Why Amazon should fear Alibaba (Helen Wang / […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. E-books and the environment: A greener reading experience (Markus Reily / Good E-Reader) 2. Court rejects Apple’s appeal of e-book price-fixing ruling (via Digital Book World) 3. Can authors earn worthwhile royalties from apps? (Andrew Brodie / The Bookseller) 4. Court denies class action in Author Solutions case (Andrew Albanese / Publishers Weekly) 5. […] more »