Tag: nfl

by Jefferson Yen

Twitter has had quite the roller-coaster ride as a company. It recently made co-founder Jack Dorsey the permanent CEO, and he launched Project Lightning as Twitter Moments. But that shining moment was marred by the news that Twitter was expected to lay off 8% of its work force. For a while now, people have been […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Obama turns to crowdfunding to aid fleeing Syrians (Michael Shear / New York Times) 2. MacArthur spins off digital media & learning work with $25 million seed investment (via MacArthur Foundation) 3. The tech that got Obama elected will now fire ads at you (Issie Lapowsky / Wired) 4. New ‘Nameless Coalition’ challenges Facebook’s […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The Reporters Committee and US media groups join the fight over ‘right to be forgotten’ rules (Jonathan Peters / Columbia Journalism Review) 2. Snapchat inks NFL deal to bring football into its live stories (Kurt Wagner / Re/code) 3. BBC to launch Netflix-style U.S. streaming service (Alex Spence / Politico) 4. Periscope has introduced […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. #BlackTwitter After #Ferguson (Brent McDonald & John Woo / New York Times) 2. Marshall Project finds plenty of partners, but fundraising is still not easy (Shan Wang / Nieman Lab) 3. More football is coming to your Twitter feed, courtesy of a new deal with the NFL (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 4. Vine is […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Quartz is trying to make its articles stickier on smartphones (Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab) 2. The New York Times, Vice News slam Obama administration over FOIA delays (Ben Geman / National Journal) 3. Yahoo wins rights to live-stream an NFL game this September (Brian Stelter / CNN Money) 4. Tired of waiting for […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Sundance: Vimeo, Indiegogo launch partnership (Dave McNary / Variety) 2. Reporters Committee partners with INN as a media law resource for nonprofit news organizations (via Investigative News Network) 3. Conde Nast unveils branded content shop powered by editors (Steven Perlberg / Wall Street Journal) 4. NFL video highlights — and more — come to […] more »

by Molly Yanity

Earlier this fall, the National Football League delivered body blow after body blow to itself. From video of a star player punching his partner to public relations pummelings, one could assume this popular American sports league would be down for the count. That is simply not the case. According to a recent NBC News/Marist poll, nearly 90 percent of NFL […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. T-Mobile’s Music Freedom initiative sets dangerous precedent for wireless net neutrality (Chris Ziegler / Verge) 2. No, a Supreme Court victory by Aereo would not crush the NFL (Chris Morran / Consumerist) 3. Google must remove list of websites around the world, Canadian court rules (Jeff John Roberts / GigaOm) 4. How far ahead […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter reinstates blocking option after user backlash (Helen Davidson / The Guardian) 2. Google removes vital privacy feature from Android (Peter Eckersley / Electronic Frontier Foundation) 3. NFL, DirecTV agree to framework for Sunday Ticket deal (Ronald Grover & Liana Baker / Reuters) 4. Code of ethics for drone use in journalism (Matthew Waite […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. UK’s secret Mid-East internet surveillance base revealed in Snowden leaks (The Independent) 2. CBS / Time Warner Cable standoff threatens to extend into NFL season (AdWeek) 3. New York Times experiments with tweetable highlights (Poynter) 4. ThaiPublica: Investigative journalism and ‘cute’ interactives (Journalism.co.uk) 5. Pandora ends 40-hour mobile limit (CNET) 6. How binge-viewing could […] more »