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by Tim Cigelske

Michelle Li realized that her viewers had a huge demand to learn more about the Steven Avery murder trial, which was recently examined in a 10-part documentary on Netflix. The series has captured the national conversation among journalists and the viewing public alike. That seems to be especially true in Wisconsin, where the case took […] more »

by Global Voices Advocacy Netizen Report Team

Global Voices Advocacy’s Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world. Netizens in India rang in 2016 amid burning controversy over net neutrality regulations that could lead to a permanent ban on Facebook’s Free Basics app, which offers free access to a limited number of […] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

Must Reads is MediaShift’s daily curation of the big stories about media and technology from across the web. Sign up here to get these delivered right to your inbox. 1. New Tow Center Report Outlines the State of Automated Journalism (Shan Wang / Nieman Lab) 2. ProPublica Launches the Dark Web’s First Major News Site […] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

Must Reads is MediaShift’s daily curation of the big stories about media and technology from across the web. Sign up here to get these delivered right to your inbox. 1. Yahoo Shuts Down Its Video Portal (Vindu Goel / New York Times) 2. Why Medium as the Internet’s Op-Ed Page is Not a Bad Idea […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Facebook Confronts The Free Internet Neutrality Dilemma (Josh Constine / TechCrunch) 2. Twitter Pledges to Be More Diverse, Setting Specific Goals for Itself in 2016 (Steven Loeb / Vator) 3. 50 States, 50 Public Records Stories (Kelly Hinchcilffe / Poynter) 4. How the Digital Me Prototype Tells Interactive, Personalized Stories (Mădălina Ciobanu / Journalism.co.uk) […] more »

by Sonia Paul

The end of the year is fast approaching, and with that comes our analysis of some of the year’s hottest news and trends in media. If you followed our year-end report from last year, you can see that some of 2015’s biggest media stories are a direct fallout from what happened in 2014. It follows […] more »

by Jefferson Yen

What a year it was! The Donald has been hogging political headlines (and social media), while publishers have had to deal with ad-blocking in mobile, as well as new walled gardens on Snapchat and Facebook. One of the biggest stories this year was the growing importance of mobile phones for content creators. As we noted […] more »

by Alexandra Kanik

The past year saw some pretty revolutionary advances to how we publish and share content. The numbers have shown us that more and more readers are ditching their desktops in favor of mobile devices and fewer of us are waiting around for slideshows to load. We know what the numbers are saying because the tools and […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Wrist Reporting: Testing the Limits of the Apple Watch on Assignment (Lauren Slome / RJI) 2. Germany Makes Facebook, Google, and Twitter Remove Hate Speech Within 24 hours (Andrii Degeler / Ars Technica UK) 3. Majority of Jailed Journalists Worldwide Work Online, Report Finds (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter) 4. Personalized Text Messages: The New […] 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 »