Tag: ioc

by Julie Keck

1. Why do journalists prefer Twitter to Facebook? (Ezra Klein / Washington Post) 2. IOC spokesperson: Journalists free to Instagram at Sochi Olympics (Nina Mandell / USA Today) 3. Video accounts for 53 percent of Internet traffic (Andy Lewis / The Hollywood Reporter) 4. Designing a mobile-first newsroom (Sarah Marshall / Journalism.uk.co) 5. Spotify tunes […] more »

by Trevor Timm

Editor’s Note: The following is an opinion piece from MediaShift contributor Trevor Timm. Early Tuesday, Twitter finally apologized to journalist Guy Adams — Los Angeles bureau chief for the Independent and an outspoken critic of NBC’s coverage of the Olympics — for suspending his account under flimsy and suspicious circumstances. Click to read our whole […] more »

by Terri Thornton

Click to read our whole series It’s an Olympic achievement. Not just the London Games, but the social media infrastructure behind them. People definitely engaged online during the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver. But new apps, better mobile devices, and an Olympic policy encouraging athletes to use social media mean that fans will have more […] more »

by Kris Krug

– Go to Photo 11 A final, fun note: I had a chance to interview U.S. figure skater Johnny Weir, and the entire interview can be found here. This shot of us together was taken by John Biehler. Kris Krüg is a designer, writer, photographer, and webmonkey based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Constantly challenging […] more »