Tag: corrections

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter Still Has a Major Problem with Employee Diversity (Mark S. Luckie / The Verge) 2. The Internet of Things Is Everywhere, But It Doesn’t Rule Yet (David Pierce / Wired) 3. The App-ocalypse: Can Web Standards Make Mobile Apps Obsolete? (Larry Seltzer / Ars Technica) 4. The Funny, the Weird, the Elaborate, the […] more »

by Reuben Stern

This week we learn about a platform for engaging with audiences via text messages, and we explore how to handle corrections to social media posts. PART 1: Groundsource A new platform called Groundsource seeks to help newsrooms interact with their communities outside the confines of smartphones and social media, instead relying on more basic text […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. HBO Go launches on PlayStation 3 (Todd Spangler / Variety) 2. New York Times to add ‘new products’ for digital subscribers (Rachel Bartlett / Journalism.co.uk) 3. Slate’s good strategy for correcting errors on Twitter, elsewhere (Craig Silverman / Poynter) 4. Disney opens the door for web TV — as long as it looks like […] more »

by Devin Harner

Editor’s Note: This story includes updates at the bottom, and a correction. Note to young, and professional, journalists alike. Don’t get “Sam Baciled” (pronounced, appropriately, like bamboozled) — particularly not when you’re reporting on acts of terrorism in the Middle East, during an election year, on the anniversary of September 11. In the aftermath of […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. New iPad upgrades mostly ‘housekeeping’ — 4G, faster processor and better screen (CNET) 2. Justice Department may be ready to sue Apple and five publishers in price-fixing case (PaidContent) 3. Getty Images licenses Instagram portraits of Yankees players (The Verge) […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Scholastic launches e-reading app for kids (PaidContent) 2. Study: Early and obvious corrections work best online (Knight Digital Media Center) 3. Will Apple create the all-iPad classroom? (San Jose Mercury News) 4. Tips and resources for entrepreneurial journalists with legal questions (Poynter) 5. Student […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

In my job as the social media editor for MediaShift, I’m used to fitting big ideas into tight spaces. But recently, in the fray of 140-character editing, I struggled to condense a curious statistic. Finishing up, I double-checked grammar, the link, and clicked “submit” as usual. It was retweeted more than 100 times (see the […] more »