Tag: huffington post

by Ian Lamont

What do the Huffington Post, “The Simpsons,” Minecraft, and Led Zeppelin’s first album have in common? All of them started as experiments. The Huffington Post was launched in the mid-2000s as a link list and blogging site, leveraging the celebrity network of co-founder Arianna Huffington for content. The Simpsons began in 1987 as short animated […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Who plays video games and identifies as a “gamer” (Maeve Duggan / Pew Research Center) 2. Las Vegas Review-Journal Staff Launch Twitter Campaign Urging New Owner To Come Forward (Michael Calderone / Huffington Post) 3. Thai Man May Go to Prison for Insulting King’s Dog Online (Thomas Fuller / New York Times) 4. Inside […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The Huffington Post editorial staff moves forward with union plans (Anthony Ha / TechCrunch) 2. Most of your headline writing tricks don’t work, apart from these two (Rick Edmonds / Poynter) 3. Dutch journalism platform De Correspondent reaches milestone of 40k paying members (Ernst-Jan Pfauth / Medium) 4. The mobile adblocking apocalypse hasn’t arrived […] 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 Julie Keck

1. “We’re platform agnostic” – Hugues Sweeney chats NFB Canada (Melissa Goodfellow / Power to the Pixel) 2. Huffington Post’s new executive editor comes from Facebook (Tom Kludt / CNN Money) 3. Coral Project’s first product aims to help publishers find their best contributors (via Washington Post) 4. New York Times editor: Data journalism starts […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Mobile messaging and social media 2015 (Maeve Duggan / Pew Research Center) 2. What NBCU’s investments in BuzzFeed, Vox could mean for advertising (Jeanine Poggi / AdAge) 3. How The Skimm’s passionate readership helped its newsletter grow to 1.5mil subscribers (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 4. Huffington Post teams up with live-streaming service YouNow […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. It’s not enough to keep saying Silicon Valley has a diversity problem—we have to get specific (Andy Newman / Quartz) 2. Arianna Huffington’s improbable, insatiable content machine (David Segal / New York Times) 3. Why Yelp’s anti-competitive case against Google is weak at best (Mathew Ingram / Fortune) 4. U.S. House of Representatives allows […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Infographics: Gay marriage: From a few states to the whole nation (Haeyoun Park / New York Times) 2. First Knight News Challenge of 2016 to focus on libraries (via Knight Foundation) 3. List of BBC web pages which have been removed from Google’s search results (Neil McIntosh / BBC) 4. HuffPost to launch film […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. YouTube launches YouTube Newswire, a channel featuring verified eyewitness videos (Sarah Perez / TechCrunch) 2. In the wake of Serial’s success, Atlanta paper creates a true-crime podcast (Susannah Nesmith / Columbia Journalism Review) 3. Does the rise of ephemeral content spell the death of archives? (Melody Kramer / Poynter) 4. Arianna Huffington renews contract […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Quartz is trying to make its articles stickier on smartphones (Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab) 2. The New York Times, Vice News slam Obama administration over FOIA delays (Ben Geman / National Journal) 3. Yahoo wins rights to live-stream an NFL game this September (Brian Stelter / CNN Money) 4. Tired of waiting for […] more »