Tag: pew research

by Julie Keck

1. European lawmakers vote in support of Edward Snowden (Conor Friedersdorf / The Atlantic) 2. New York Times looks for ways to fight ad blocking (Nathalie Tadena / Wall Street Journal) 3. Spotify helps to beat music piracy, European Commission finds (via TorrentFreak) 4. Facebook to bring the next billion people online (and help marketers […] more »

by Sonia Paul

What do Pope Francis and sports stars have in common? Quite a lot, according to Jason Deal, the Executive Vice President of the Catholic digital media company Aleteia. Both attract specific dedicated followers. And both figures, unlike individual celebrities, also represent the larger teams behind them. “You don’t cheer for Kobe Bryant, you cheer for the […] more »

by Sonia Paul

You’ve seen it parodied online and discussed in real life: People gathered together, their faces immersed in their individual mobile devices. And a new study from the Pew Research Center verifies what many of us are thinking and feeling about being “alone together,” as Sherry Turkle wrote in her 2012 book discussing how technology is […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Americans’ views on mobile etiquette (Lee Rainie & Kathryn Zickuhr / Pew Research Center) 2. As legacy media cuts back on FOIA, digital-only news outlets step in (Trevor Timm / Columbia Journalism Review) 3. Media companies just closed the web gap, and now there’s a mobile chasm (Mathew Ingram / Fortune) 4. Interactive video: […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Meet Robert Hernandez, the ‘mad scientist of journalism’ (Gretchen Parker / USC News) 2. Why edtech exits will defy historical trends (Arrun Kapoor & Julie Brickman / EdSurge) 3. Are nanodegrees how MOOCs will ultimately disrupt higher ed? (Tara García Mathewson / Education Dive) 4. Pioneer of edtech innovation says he’s frustrated by disruptors’ […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Teens, technology, and friendships (Amanda Lenhart / Pew Research Center) 2. Snapchat’s news experiment is working—for now (Damaris Colhoun / Columbia Journalism Review) 3. The Apple Watch and newsrooms: Novelty or necessity? (Victor Hernandez / Reynolds Journalism Institute) 4. 10 numbers on the New York Times’ 1 million digital-subscriber milestone (Ken Doctor / Nieman […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Attempts to obscure data collection and preserve anonymity (Mary Madden & Lee Rainie / Pew Research) 2. Sunlight Foundation, Melody Kramer, and 20 other media/tech projects get Knight Prototype Funds (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 3. For mobile messaging, GIFs prove to be worth at least a thousand words (Mike Isaac / New York […] more »

by Sonia Paul

Facebook and Twitter are increasingly becoming news sources for its users, but news is not necessarily the reason why people are logging onto these social networking sites. It just so happens that news ends up being part of the social media experience. That’s according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. The findings cement the fact that both users […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Emily Bell: News groups should harness tech in the service of ‘good’ journalism (Mackenzie Weinger / news:rewired) 2. The evolving role of news on Twitter and Facebook (via Pew Research Center) 3. Two police forces breached code on protection of journalists’ sources (Ewen MacAskill / Guardian) 4. Password sharing: Are Netflix, HBO missing $500 […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Social media: Local TV for the next generation? (Amy Mitchell, Jeffrey Gottfried & Katerina Eva Matsa / Pew Research Center) 2. Build-your-own Netflix: Vimeo On Demand introduces monthly subscriptions (Mic Wright / The Next Web) 3. AFP: All journalists need to be able to shoot and edit video (Abigail Edge / Journalism.co.uk) 4. Four […] more »