Tag: buzzfeed

by Reuben Stern

This week we see how aerial drones are being fitted with 360-degree video cameras, and we learn how an anonymous social platform might help with news coverage. PART 1: 360-degree drone video Working as a fellow inside the BuzzFeed Open Lab, Ben Kreimer is finding new ways to capture 360-degree footage from aerial drones. We […] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

1. Facebook Tweaks Search, Wants You Chatting More With Strangers (Kurt Wagner / Re/code) 2. Ev Williams Steering Medium Toward Big Brand Dollars (Adam Popescu / The Verge) 3. In BuzzFeed’s News App, Sharing Articles via Text is More Common Than via Facebook or Twitter (Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab) 4. Google Seeks Common Cause […] more »

by Reuben Stern

This week we test several tools that turn video and photos into animated GIF files, and we see how The Huffington Post is using the messaging app Viber to connect with audiences in a new way. PART 1: GIF tools Thanks to their compact size and ease of sharing on mobile devices, animated GIF files […] more »

by Sonia Paul

Here’s a list of current media and journalism fellowship programs, including the deadlines for applying. If we’re missing any major programs, or you would like your program to be in the featured fellowship slot, please contact Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org to let us know, and we’ll add them to the list. All featured […] more »

by Sonia Paul

Here’s a list of current media and journalism fellowship programs, including the deadlines for applying. If we’re missing any major programs, or you would like your program to be in the featured fellowship slot, please contact Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org to let us know, and we’ll add them to the list. All featured […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. BuzzFeed to use presidential candidate interviews to highlight new app (Brian Stelter / CNN Money) 2. The Wall Street Journal, reported.ly, Baltimore Sun and BBC News take home 2015 Online Journalism Awards (via ONA) 3. Slate is taking steps to reduce its page load time by 75% (Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab) 4. What […] more »

by Sonia Paul

Here’s a list of current media and journalism fellowship programs, including the deadlines for applying. If we’re missing any major programs, please contact us at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org to let us know, and we’ll add them to the list.  SEPTEMBER 2015 DEADLINES Scripps Howard Semester in Washington Internship Program Washington, D.C. The Scripps Howard Foundation Semester […] more »

by Cindy Royal

This summer, I had the opportunity to spend a few weeks on the East Coast visiting a range of digital media organizations. I had been planning to do this for quite some time, really embed with the most prominent teams doing data and programming in media, with the goal of bringing back real-world insight to the classroom. So […] more »

by Sonia Paul

Here’s a list of current media and journalism fellowship programs, including the deadlines for applying. If we’re missing any major programs, please contact us at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org to let us know, and we’ll add them to the list.  SEPTEMBER 2015 DEADLINES Cultural Journalism Fellowship in Colombia The Gabriel García Márquez Foundation for a New […] more »

by Jefferson Yen

Here at MediaShift, we write a lot about how media and technology intersect. The last couple of months we’ve talked about the importance of mobile technology, cable companies, social media platforms, and business models for funding journalism. Well, this next story ties it all together. We are, of course, talking about NBCUniversal’s decision to invest […] more »