Tag: news app

by Jefferson Yen

Outside of iTunes, Apple hasn’t had much of a presence in digital content and news. But that changed in a big way at the recent Worldwide Developer Conference, when Apple revealed it was replacing its Newsstand app with the News app, which would curate the news, while also using human editors. Could Apple do what […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. When it’s OK to pay for a story (Kelly McBride / New York Times) 2. Reuters to offer free content to Web publishers (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter) 3. Wall Street Journal to roll out paid news app (Joe Pompeo / Capital New York) 4. The company that’s reportedly blocking ‘$6.6 billion’ of Google’s revenue […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The petty etiquette of discrimination (Noah Berlatsky / The Atlantic) 2. Wall Street and Silicon Valley form an uneasy alliance (Andrew Ross Sorkin / New York Times) 3. In a bid for modern coverage, student paper tries a new Medium (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter) 4. Snapchat’s Discover feature is giving advertisers millions of video […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Periscope and live video are changing the Internet forever (Owen Williams / The Next Web) 2. Lawyers reading mean tweets: How the media influenced the Ellen Pao trial (Nellie Bowles / Re/code) 3. The New York Times, ‘PBS Newshour’ strike video-sharing agreement (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter) 4. A news app isn’t a new homepage: […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. #JeSuisCharlie: 12 dead at Paris offices of satirical magazine (Claire Phipps & Alexandra Topping / Guardian) 2. Police now monitoring and criminalizing online speech (Glenn Greenwald / The Intercept) 3. A look back at ‘Eastern Ukraine Unfiltered’ (Daniel Kennedy / Global Voices) 4. How citizen reporters in India provide us with some of our […] more »

by Denise Lu

The process of making an average T-shirt involves a trip around the world and more than a dozen steps from seed to shirt. How do you capture this entire process on video within a multimedia narrative? In April, NPR’s Planet Money launched a Kickstarter campaign to do exactly this. Six and a half months after […] more »

by Barbara E. Hernandez

As 2014 kicks off, here are top apps in the news industry to watch this year. Some of these free apps will be obvious choices for news apps, such as AP Mobile, but others such as Nextdoor may seem like unique ones. Other apps, such as Vyclone, give video editing to citizen journalists, and then […] more »

by Paige Cooperstein

Version two of the news app Circa launched earlier this month — on the same day as the Capitol Hill shooting. That turned out to be a good test of what the revamped app could do, said David Cohn, Circa’s co-founder and director of news. On Circa, readers access the news as deconstructed, atomic parts […] more »