Tag: big data

by Julie Keck

1. The art and science of data-driven journalism (Alexander Howard / Tow Center) 2. Virtual newsroom: Getting journalism done in a digital age (Sandra Oshiro / Poynter) 3. A global study of user-generated content in TV and online news output (Tow Center) 4. The anxieties of big data (Kate Crawford / The New Inquiry) 5. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. New York Times internal report painted dire digital picture (Myles Tanzer / BuzzFeed) 2. Free Press’ Timothy Karr on protecting net neutrality (92nd Street Y) 3. FCC votes for Internet “fast lanes” but could change its mind later (Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica) 4. Europe: Digital companies demand new Google anti-trust probe (Channel NewAsia) […] more »

by Meredith Broussard

For the third installment of her Educational Thought Leader series, Arcadia University education professor Kira J. Baker-Doyle and I had a conversation about a data journalism project that uses big data to uncover inequality in Philadelphia public schools. Baker-Doyle is the author of The Networked Teacher: How New Teachers Build Social Networks for Professional Support. Our […] more »

by Cathy O'Neil

This all began at Joe’s Coffee on the Columbia University campus one morning last spring. Mark Hansen was then teaching journalism students who didn’t know much about data or computing. I was working with engineers and skilled data people, who didn’t understand how important storytelling is to problem-solving, especially because different choices, which might seem minute […] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week we chat with David Gehring, who works with global alliances and partnership strategies at Google.  In our extended studio interview, Gehring recaps the various Google tools that newsrooms are using to attract, engage with and monetize their audiences. He also explains how Google’s mission aligns with […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How Digital First Media hopes to transform culture of ‘newspaper factories’ (Sam Kirkland / Poynter) 2. The secret to having a successful paywall around your news is simple: community (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 3. Net neutrality petition gets a million signatures (Adrianne Jeffries / The Verge) 4. Facebook uses data to charm advertisers (Reed […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The FCC will monitor peering fights to ensure innovation prevails (Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOm) 2. Journalists offer different perspectives on what to do with audience data (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 3. With social media’s rise, the pulpit isn’t just the President’s anymore (Ashley Parker / New York Times) 4. Twitter co-founder Ev Williams raises […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The woman behind Upworthy’s viral explosion (Stephen H. Segal / Philadelphia Weekly) 2. How HarperCollins’s Chief Digital Officer uses big data to make publishing profitable (Rachel Greenfield / Fast Company) 3. How geolocation may play a bigger role in future newsgathering (Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk) 4. Why related links are getting so racy and […] more »

by Scott Eagle

The following is a guest post from Scott Eagle, the CMO of ValueClick, Inc. It’s no secret that the ad tech industry has been changing at an increasingly rapid rate over the last few years. As marketers look to the year ahead and consider all the tools in their arsenal, change will be coming faster […] more »

by Pam Horan

NOTE: The following is a guest op-ed from Pam Horan, the president of the Online Publishers Association. MediaShift’s Mark Glaser and Courtney Lowery Cowgill both work on the OPA Intelligence Report bi-weekly newsletter. 2013 was another fast-moving year full of exciting changes and innovations for digital content producers and consumers. Creating compelling and engaging content […] more »