Tag: Reddit

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

Each quarter, the social sharing platform ShareThis releases a report that looks at the sharing landscape — data that the company says gives “insight into what, where and how consumers share online, which is not only a true indicator of interest and intent, but also a powerful way for publishers and advertisers to drive content […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Reddit is having the same problem as traditional media: Defining what the news is (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 2. Netflix and net neutrality (Ben Thompson / Stratechery) 3. ABC signs on to Twitter’s advertising program, starting with #Oscars (Todd Splangler / Variety) 4. Cut loose by UC Berkeley, hyperlocal site Mission Local looks to […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. New York Times redesign points to future of online publishing (Brian Stelter / CNN Money) 2. Media buyer: If ‘clickbait’ replaces great stories, advertisers will move elsewhere (Nic Hodges / Press Gazzette) 3. AMA: How a weird Internet thing became a mainstream delight (Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic) 4. Apple wants e-book monitor […] more »

by Julie Keck

Note: MediaShift’s Daily Must Reads will be on hiatus between Monday, December 23, 2013, and Friday, January 3, 2014. We’ll be back with new Must Reads on Monday, January 6, 2014. To keep up with new MediaShift and Idea Lab posts over the break, sign up for our PBS MediaShift Daily and the PBS Idea […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Vocativ brings the tools of the spying world into the newsroom (Jeff Bercovici / Forbes) 2. Time Warner Cable drops over 300,000 subscriptions, in part because of CBS blackout (Todd Spangler / Variety) 3. How investigative journalism harnesses the latest tech (Rachel Bartlett / Journalism News) 4. When Redditors ban your website: A conversation […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Reddit bans subreddit dedicated to finding the Navy Yard shooters (Andrea Peterson / Washington Post) 2. Survey: Nearly two-thirds of adults use their phone to go online (Pew Internet) 3. Online Journalism Awards finalists announced (ONA) 4. Twitter’s third act: A new design to court the mainstream (Mike Isaac / AllThingsD) 5. In a […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter fakes real users’ tweets to promote ad platform (SFGate) 2. The rise of the personal franchise site in news (Pressthink) 3. Is Flipboard a partner or competitor for publishers and content creators? Yes (GigaOm) 4. The sad story of Platform, Facebook’s gigantic missed opportunity (PandoDaily) 5. Reddit rolls out its front page-changing multireddit […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Body of man falsely identified as Boston bombing suspect on Twitter and Reddit found (Poynter) 2. The New York Times releases its headline-reading Google Glass App (TechCrunch) 3. Breaking news is broken; Could Buzzfeed be the one to fix it? (The Atlantic) 4. Researchers call out Twitter celebrities with suspicious followings (NYT) 5. Instapaper […] more »

by Julie Keck

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Julie Keck. 1. Three things Reddit did right during the Boston bombings and why that matters (PaidContent.org) 2. AP Twitter hack preceded by phishing attempt, news org says (TechCrunch) 3. Up Late with Nate Silver? The New York Times is taking its videos […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Reddit apologizes for ‘online witch hunts,’ asks community to be ‘sensitive of its own power’ (Verge) 2. In defense of journalistic error (Reuters) 3. Netflix says its “House of Cards” strategy worked, and Wall Street agrees (AllThingsD) 4. Matthew Keys on Reuters firing: “I assume they were looking for an out” (Politico) 5. It’s […] more »