Tag: journalists and social media

by Julie Keck

1. How Gigaom died and then came back to life again, kind of (Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab) 2. ThinkProgress to unionize with Writers Guild of America (Ravi Somaiya / New York Times) 3. The Times Group now says journalists’ salaries will be linked to their Twitter activity (Arunabh Saikia / News Laundry) 4. […] more »

by Stacy Forster

Reporting on trauma is challenging and emotional enough without the added stress of how to handle and cover graphic video, photos or first-hand accounts being shared on social media. Those covering the shooting Wednesday of two journalists from Roanoke, Virginia’s WDBJ during a live shot grappled with how to use the video shared by the […] more »

by Jillian C. York

In a meeting of journalists last year, many of whom work with sources in sensitive places like Iran and Syria, one editor said she knew how to keep her sources safe. When pressed, she detailed a strong understanding of traditional safety methods, but — to the horror of security experts in the room — also […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Google Books copyright case back in court (PaidContent) 2. Target stops selling Kindle e-readers (NYT) 3. Pinterest plans to expand with local-language sites (PaidContent) 4. Amazon eyes the sitcom business (AllThingsD) 5. When are YouTube cover songs legal? (Wired) 6. […] more »