Tag: linkedin

by Julie Keck

1. Reid Hoffman’s big idea (Nicholas Lemann / The New Yorker) 2. In-depth interview with New York Times’ top editor (Brian Stelter / CNN) [VID] 3. “I showed leaked NSA slides at Purdue, so feds demanded the video be destroyed” (Barton Gellman / Ars Technica) 4. “Why I unfollowed you on Instagram” (Ian C. Rogers […] more »

by Stacy Forster

Getting a job has always been about who you know. But now, savvy use of social media networks allows job hunters to connect more directly — and effectively — with those who might hire them. Our #EdShift chat on Twitter on Tuesday, Sept. 15, will explore how students and media professionals can break through to […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The Washington Post has developed 8 apps for quizzes and games (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter) 2. Why PBS and ‘viewers like you’ must continue saving ‘POV’ & ‘Independent Lens’ (Daniel Clarkson Fisher / Medium) 3. LinkedIn CEO talks to Kara Swisher about shaping LinkedIn into a content giant on Re/Code Decode (Noah Kulwin / […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. British Library rejects digital Taliban trove fearing terror laws (Eric Randolph / Agence France-Presse) 2. DC appeals court lifts injunction against NSA phone call records program (Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post) 3. The traffic LinkedIn drives to publishers has dropped 44 percent this year (Lucia Moses / Digiday) 4. European publishers play lobbying role […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How New York Magazine turned around a site hack with Tumblr and Instagram (Madeline Welsh / Nieman Lab) 2. Study: People read more, remember more on sites with modern designs (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 3. New breed of digital publishers just say no to ad tech (Mike Shields / Wall Street Journal) 4. Two […] more »

by Jenny Shank

Did you hear the one about the guy who trotted a live ox out on stage during his TED talk and invited the audience to guess its weight? If so, then you’re already acquainted with Lior Zoref, an Israel-based “crowd wisdom researcher” and public speaker. Zoref began his career at Microsoft, becoming a vice president of […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. LinkedIn expands efforts to help colleges keep in touch with students & alumni (Casey Fabris / Chronicle of Higher Ed) 2. The MOOC experiment (Mariappan Jawaharlal / Huffington Post) 3. Use of mobile devices for studying skyrockets among college students (Audrey Armitage / Education Week) 4. Higher ed IT finds help in the cloud […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Here’s how 6 news orgs are thinking about Snapchat (Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab) 2. Twitter Oscar numbers drop, but TV ratings sink much lower (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. Buzzfeed unveils its next step for growth in San Francisco (Ruth Reader / Venture Beat) 4. Is Twitter going to beat Linkedin at becoming […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Charlie Hebdo attack unites France on free expression, but will solidarity hold? (Jean-Paul Marthoz / Committee to Protect Journalists) 2. How Alan Taylor, online photography pioneer, is rethinking The Atlantic’s photo site (Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab) 3. Vendors of data companies likely to feel compliance pressure (Kate Kaye / Advertising Age) 4. LinkedIn […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Q & A: Tim Cook explains why Apple is buying Beats (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 2. Spreading the gospel of LinkedIn for journalists (Madison Gray / Poynter) 3. Clearleap heads into Latin America (Jeff Baumgartner / Multichannel News) 4. With 20 million units sold, Eddy Cue says Apple TV will continue to evolve (Ryan […] more »