Tag: cnn

by Ben DeJarnette

“Redefining Engagement” is a special 11-part series on the progress, promise and potential challenges of community engagement in journalism. The series, produced by the Agora Journalism Center, will be published in serial this month by MediaShift. Click here for the full series. The Experience Engagement un-conference in Portland, Oregon had hardly kicked off when the […] more »

by Jan Schaffer

When CNN recently announced it was ending its longstanding iReport crowdsourcing efforts to, instead, source stories directly from social media streams, it was a notable marker signaling how news organizations are making different choices about audience growth and engagement. It also affirmed the findings in our Guide to Crowdsourcing, released Friday by Columbia’s Tow Center […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Refinery29 doesn’t want to be “CNN for women,” finds new paths into hard news (Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab) 2. T-Mobile to let customers stream HBO, Netflix, and ESPN without racking up data charges (Dawn Chmielewski / Re/code) 3. TV’s ratings ‘Blindspot’: Look what traditional measurement misses (Andrew Wallenstein / Variety) 4. Univision, […] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

1. Dean Baquet Responds To Jay Carney’s Medium Post (Dean Baquet / Medium) 2. In The Battle of Amazon vs. The New York Times, Who Wins? You Do (Mathew Ingram / Fortune) 3. Apple Music Has 6.5 Million Paying Subscribers (Peter Kafka / re/code) 4. CNN Unveils Millennial-Targeted Video Site Great Big Story (Jeanine Poggi […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How CNN took a startup approach to politics (Lucia Moses / Digiday) 2. A virtual camera for interactive documentaries, inspired by side-scrolling video games (Brian Chirls / POV) 3. What’s the view from Europe on where news is headed? Check out these videos from Newsgeist (Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab) 4. Next Twitter boss […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Online release of story on nail salon hazards leads to emergency measures in New York (Sarah Maslin Nir / New York Times) 2. After CNN, a new start helping journalists embrace ‘the wearable revolution’ (Katie Hawkins-Gaar / Poynter) 3. Netflix’s Reed Hastings predicts the future of TV over the next 20 years (Zac Seward […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. BuzzFeed deleted posts under pressure from its own business department (J. K. Trotter / Gawker) 2. Fusion to turn its Snapchat channel into a network with five new shows (Tim Peterson / Advertising Age) 3. Academic research: ‘Huge growth’ in fact checking by the media (James Warren / Poynter) 4. Vice, CNN, NBC and […] more »

by Jefferson Yen

Look out Facebook, Snapchat might be the new belle at the social media ball and media companies are taking notice. You can now find media outlets like CNN, ESPN and Vice on the app’s new Discover section, which acts more like a curated portal than random news items in your feed. Each brand’s channel or […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Welcome to the future of storytelling (Alex Kruglov / Re/code) 2. Obama: Vox ‘for the brainiac-nerd types’ (Lucy McCalmont / Politico) 3. Twitter reports a surge in government data requests (Mike Isaac / New York Times) 4. CNN Politics Digital continues to staff up (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter) 5. Meet the woman behind Google […] more »

by Jefferson Yen

Following the violent attack on Charlie Hebdo, a satirical French weekly that published cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, media organizations had to decide whether or not to publish sensitive materials related to the attack — especially when the new issue of the magazine came out with yet another cartoon on the cover. The AP, CNN, […] more »