Tag: ireport

by Jan Schaffer

When CNN recently announced it was ending its longstanding iReport crowdsourcing efforts to, instead, source stories directly from social media streams, it was a notable marker signaling how news organizations are making different choices about audience growth and engagement. It also affirmed the findings in our Guide to Crowdsourcing, released Friday by Columbia’s Tow Center […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Refinery29 doesn’t want to be “CNN for women,” finds new paths into hard news (Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab) 2. T-Mobile to let customers stream HBO, Netflix, and ESPN without racking up data charges (Dawn Chmielewski / Re/code) 3. TV’s ratings ‘Blindspot’: Look what traditional measurement misses (Andrew Wallenstein / Variety) 4. Univision, […] more »

by Josh Stearns

The shift from competition to collaboration in the American newsroom has been so profound that in 2009 the Columbia Journalism Review published an article on “Journalism’s collaborative future,” arguing that “there is something fundamental under way.” That same year, Guardian Editor Alan Rusbridger wrote, “I’ve seen the future, and it’s mutual.” The trend is clear, […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. NBCUniversal taps Google, comScore to measure viewership for 2012 Olympics (PaidContent) 2. Many iPhone apps are taking data from your address book (VentureBeat) 3. Did the AP just declare war on news aggregators? (GigaOm) 4. Social games giant Zynga posts […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Facebook: Average journalist has seen 320% uptick in subscribers since fall (10,000 Words) 2. New York Times disputes claim that Daily Mail is largest newspaper in the world (BuzzFeed) 3. Netflix: We do not want to facilitate cord cutting (AdAge) […] more »

by Patrick Mork

Smartphones are ushering in the next wave of news consumption. These devices present an exciting opportunity for the news media to go mobile, putting endless information and the possibility of engagement in the palm of every consumer’s hand. But what characterizes the new mobile news consumer? How does he or she interact with news? And […] more »