Tag: linkedin

by Claire Groden

For media companies and publishers looking to garner more clicks online, research on who shares content, and through which platform, is essential. This year, you might be surprised to see that fewer people are sharing content over email, and Pinterest is leading the charts with the fastest growth rate, according to the latest numbers from ShareThis, […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Switching to Gmail may leave reporters’ sources at risk (NPR) 2. Partner of Snowden interviewer detained and questioned at Heathrow under Terrorism Act for over 9 hours (Guardian) 3. 21st Century Fox takes stake in ‘gonzo’ Vice Media (Financial Times) 4. Remember podcasting? It’s back – and booming (USA Today) 5. With University Pages, […] more »

by Zach C. Cohen

When news happens, where do you turn first? A recent Gallup poll says most people still turn to TV, but if you followed the recent airplane crash at SFO or the military coup in Egypt, you know the action was on social media. We’ll discuss the role that social media plays in breaking news, how […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Department of Justice: We don’t need warrants for email, Facebook chats (CNET) 2. Social + mobile = the “dynamite” combo ITV News needed Nieman) 3. Fox sees “healthy growth” of home video market thanks to digital downloads (PaidContent.org) 4. Hearst hires digital chief to oversee web brands (NYT) 5. LinkedIn launches magazine-style news channel […] more »

by Mark Glaser

News and social media seem like two great tastes that go together. But lately, the two have been at loggerheads. After the @AP Twitter feed was hacked, Wall Street reacted as if the news was real. And during the Boston manhunt, it was hard to tell who was spreading more misinformation, social media or traditional […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Chinese Army unit possibly tied to hacking in the U.S. (NYT) 2. Social media disaster for Burger King (GigaOm) 3. Tesla Model S review the result of ‘shaky judgment’ (Engadget) 4. Why LinkedIn is a sleeping giant of publishing (Digiday) 5. PBS explores gun violence in the wake of Sandy Hook (NYT) 6. How […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. 6.5 million encrypted passwords on LinkedIn were reportedly leaked (The Next Web) 2. Warren Buffett buys 3.2% stake in Lee Enterprises newspaper chain (Romenesko) 3. Napster co-founders launch anonymous person-to-person video chat service (AllThingsD) 4. New Yorker’s website expands with […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Facebook IPO to start trading May 18 (AllFacebook) 2. LinkedIn to buy SlideShare for $119 million in cash and stock (The Next Web) 3. Facebook will add photo filters for all phones (The Next Web) 4. How to make reading […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1.YouTube adds pay-per-view to live streaming (GigaOm) 2. Trust in online ads grows while trust in ads in traditional media falls (TechCrunch) 3. Can other stand-up comics duplicate success of Louis C.K.‘s distribution model? (Fast Company) 4. LinkedIn launches tools to […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. LinkedIn: Journalism is the fastest-shrinking industry in the U.S. (Online Journalism Review) 2. Twitter accounts every journalism student should follow (10,000 Words) 3. The case for studying journalism (10,000 Words) 4. UNC journalism students win SXSW award with coal website (Daily Tarheel) 5. How […] more »