Tag: bbc

by Julie Keck

1. No comments allowed on Reddit’s new news site ‘Upvoted’ (Julia Greenberg / Wired) 2. Twitter unveils its own news digests, and some news orgs are participating (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 3. Are comments dead, or have media outlets just given up on them? (Mathew Ingram / Fortune) 4. Shareable, concise, authentic: The BBC’s […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The Reporters Committee and US media groups join the fight over ‘right to be forgotten’ rules (Jonathan Peters / Columbia Journalism Review) 2. Snapchat inks NFL deal to bring football into its live stories (Kurt Wagner / Re/code) 3. BBC to launch Netflix-style U.S. streaming service (Alex Spence / Politico) 4. Periscope has introduced […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Apple and other tech companies tangle with U.S. over data access (Matt Apuzzo, David E. Sanger & Michael S. Schmidt / New York Times) 2. BBC will offer staff and content to help local newspapers (Jane Martinson / Guardian) 3. Snapchat viewers are quick to skip video ads if brands don’t impress (Garett Sloane […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Payday for ice bucket challenge’s mocked slacktivists (Nicholas Kristof / New York Times) 2. Al Jazeera America digital journalists unionize (Michael Calderone / Huffington Post) 3. As giant platforms rise, local news is getting crushed (Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab) 4. A diverse local news ecosystem is emerging, and it doesn’t need ‘scale’ or […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NBCUniversal poised to make big investments in BuzzFeed and Vox Media (Kara Swisher & Peter Kafka / Re/code) 2. Public libraries will operate Tor exit nodes to make the service more secure (Jason Koebler / Motherboard) 3. Two out of two news organizations recommend user research (Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab) 4. How […] more »

by Dmitry Shishkin

BBC World Service has been doing news in languages other than English for decades. Its digital presence exists since 1997 and currently the portfolio consists of 28 foreign languages, reaching about 80 million unique browsers a month. The task of my team is to manage digital development of the languages we offer and to drive […] 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 Kimberly Selden

Once again, MediaShift is producing a Collab/Space innovation workshop in New York at the Ford Foundation focused on “intrapreneurial” projects at media and tech companies. Not only will it be sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri, but the projects might get Missouri students to do capstone projects focused […] more »

by Sonia Paul

MediaShift produced its first-ever Journalism Innovation Summit, a one-day conference to tackle some of the trickiest topics posing the media industry, on May 15, 2015, at the City University London. The Summit took on various hot-button topics — where to distribute innovative content, how to increase audience engagement, and what are the most promising business models. The day […] more »

by University of Oklahoma Student Reporting Team

This piece was produced by a team of students from the University of Oklahoma, including Brigette Waltermire, Anna Reisman, Nicholas Masopust, Ali Stratton, Erin Donnelly, Hayley Jamil, M’ary Miller, Lydia Farve and Candace Hinnergardt. Panelists at the first annual Journalism Innovation Summit in London earlier this month, hosted by City University London and produced by PBS […] more »