Tag: anonymous

by Julie Keck

1. Here’s how the #BlackTwitter digest finds the most important news of the day (Margarita Noriega / Vox) 2. News coverage of the Papal visit: Narrative made room for the personal, not just the political (Katerina Eva Matsa, Jesse Holcomb & Amy Mitchell / Pew Research Center) 3. Ex-editor Matthew Keys convicted in Los Angeles […] more »

by Hiba Zayadin

It has been four months since the formation of a U.S.-led global coalition to fight ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Hundreds of airstrikes purporting to hit ISIS targets have been carried out since then. Some 60 nations are involved in the coalition, and they have all contributed to the fight in different ways. Yet, ISIS […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Reddit says bomb suspects cleared (Business Insider) 2. Anonymous offers citizen journalism (BBC) 3. Guardian’s Simon Rogers to join Twitter as data editor (Journalism.uk) 4. 5 startups changing the way the news business delivers content (PaidContent.org) 5. Tumblr’s David Karp on the closing of Storyboard: It “didn’t work” (Capital New York) Subscribe to Daily […] more »

by Mark Glaser

This week’s Mediatwits podcast takes a walk on the dark side. We have our usual roundtable with Mark Glaser moderating, along with Seattle Times’ Monica Guzman, USC’s Andrew Lih and Reuters’ Felix Salmon. Plus, special guest Amy Mitchell from Pew’s Project for Excellence in Journalism will break down the massive State of the News Media […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Stop making fun of the Washington Post’s blogger job and start applying for it (Slate) 2. Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In: Women in tech and news share their views (Guardian) 3. YouTube now has 1 billion monthly users (Mashable) 4. Why Matthew Keys is not ‘the next Aaron Swartz’ (Washington Post) 5. Why no one […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Reuters’ Matthew Keys indicted for allegedly conspiring with hacker group ‘Anonymous’ (Politico) 2. Did Google just kill RSS? (Reuters) 3. Aaron Swartz to receive posthumous Freedom of Information Award (Mashable) 4. Google Maps Chief steps down to join Google X (Wired) 5. Smartphones are eating the world (MIT Tech Review) Subscribe to Daily Must […] more »

by Sameer Padania

Facial recognition technology is now just about everywhere we are. It’s in our phones, social networks, and media management, and this itself carries vast implications. (See this post about how the technology works, where it is, and how legislators and regulators are reacting to it.) But it’s also increasingly used by law enforcement and for […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. House and Senate leaders postpone SOPA/PIPA bills (paidContent) 2. Anonymous goes on Megaupload revenge spree (Gizmodo) 3. How journalists can use Pinterest (Poynter) 4. Facebook expands Timeline, promotes 60 lifestyle apps (Online Media Daily) 5. Apple says consumers not harmed […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. Natasha Lennard: Why I quit the mainstream media (Salon) 2. How anonymous bloggers were identified using Google Analytics (Wired) 3. Will the anti-piracy Protect IP Act infringe on free speech? (New York Times) 4. Sting may ditch albums for apps (Guardian) 5. The failures of gamification (Self Aware Games) […] more »