Tag: election

by Julie Keck

1. Can Donald Trump’s Social Media Genius Take Him All the Way to the White House? (Hannah Jane Parkinson / Guardian) 2.  New Zealand Says U.S. Can Extradite Alleged Piracy Mastermind Kim Dotcom (Kevin Collier / Daily Dot) 3. Review-Journal Editor Steps Down in Wake of Adelson Family Purchase (Brian Stelter v/ CNN Money) 4. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. On Fact-Checking in Politics (Angie Drobnic Holan / New York Times) 2. Mic Hires Cory Haik from The Washington Post (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter) 3. Video Tech Veterans Raise $6 Million for Virtual Reality Streaming Startup (Janko Roettgers / Variety) 4. How Can Mark Zuckerberg Give Away Stock and While Still Controlling Facebook? (Kurt […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The expanding web of connections among the Paris attackers (via New York Times) 2. CNN suspends reporter for tweet about Syrian refugees (Alex Stedman / Variety) 3. How Reuters is using automation to analyze its polling data (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter) 4. The NSA’s web surveillance program is alive and well and living overseas […] 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 Julie Keck

1. In Salt Lake City, the community radio station invited the community in to podcast (Melody Kramer / Poynter) 2. Open State preserves Politwoops’ history on the net (via Open State) 3. Jeff Bezos (finally) pumps up the Post with Prime (Ken Doctor / Politico Media) 4. Coming soon to Facebook: A ‘Dislike’ button (Vindu […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. US midterm elections: An online guide to find where to vote, track results (Alex Howard / TechRepublic) 2. Digital to overtake TV ad spending in 2 years, says Forrester (Tim Peterson / AdAge) 3. The Texas Tribune is 5 years old and sustainable. Now what? (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 4. Taylor Swift vs. […] more »

by Michael W. Wagner

Historically, journalists generally behaved as though political scientists’ focus on the state of the economy and presidential approval had little to offer their elections coverage. And political scientists treated campaign coverage’s focus on the horse race and shifting campaign narratives as factors that were almost completely unrelated to what actually has the virtue of affecting […] more »

by Mark Glaser

As we’ve tracked the U.S. elections since 2006, we’ve seen the rise of each new digital platform, from bloggers getting credentials to online fundraising to live-tweets and Facebooking to YouTube gaffes. It’s safe to say that the entire political process — and the resulting coverage — at conventions has changed from a carefully choreographed TV […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Pinterest plans to launch three massive products this summer (Business Insider) 2. Yammer agrees to sell to Microsoft for $1.2 billion (WSJ) 3. YouTube contemplates selling subscriptions for certain content (Reuters) 4. Microsoft to enter the tablet market. Does it […] more »

by Mark Hannah

As I’ve read up online about the 2012 campaign news in recent months, I’ve noticed I’m doing a lot less, well, reading. I’ve checked around a bit and confirmed that websites that traditionally focus on text-based journalism — like Politico.com and NYTimes.com — are indeed ramping up their video offerings to add a new dimension […] more »