Tag: snapchat

by Stacy Forster

On Tuesday, June 9, our #EdShift chat on Twitter will cover how to think about and create long-form journalism in the age of Snapchat. With younger audiences spending less time consuming the news or finding it through social media platforms such as Snapchat, Instagram and Twitter, where does long-form journalism fit in? Join us at […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How a Nieman Fellow is using flash drives to change Cuban media (Sarah Kessler / Fast Company) 2. Charter announces plan to buy Time Warner Cable and Bright House (Brian Stelter / CNN Money) 3. Publishers are treating email newsletters as a platform of its own (Lucia Moses / Digiday) 4. Snapchat CEO says […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Verizon-AOL, Facebook Instant Articles, and the future of digital advertising (Ben Thompson / Stratechery) 2. Snapchat will feature weekly content from MLB and baseball fans (Jack Marshall / Wall Street Journal) 3. Why Facebook’s Internet.org is stumbling in India (Kurt Wagner & Mark Bergen / Re/code) 4. The Onion uses its redesign to mock […] more »

by Reuben Stern

This week we see how several mobile apps are making it easier to piece together video footage from multiple contributors, and we learn about a tool for publishers that helps website readers follow ongoing stories. PART 1: Collaborative video Several apps have emerged recently that enable groups of smartphone users to pile footage together into […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Man arrested for threatening another Virginia Tech massacre on Yik Yak (Patrick Howell O’Neill / Daily Dot) 2. How NPR’s new Seoul bureau chief is using Tumblr to complement her reporting (Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab) 3. Netflix asks FCC to reject AT&T-DirecTV merger unless changes made (Alina Selyukh / Reuters) 4. Snapchat tries […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The Internet mapmakers helping Nepal (Robinson Meyer / The Atlantic) 2. ‘Our demand is simple: Stop killing us’ (Jay Caspian Kang / New York Times) 3. Apple pushing music labels to kill free Spotify streaming ahead of Beats relaunch (Micah Singleton / The Verge) 4. Campaign coverage via Snapchat could shake up the 2016 […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. What are the boundaries of today’s journalism, and how is the rise of digital changing who defines them? (Matt Carlson & Seth C. Lewis / Nieman Lab) 2. Times pushes virtual reality, video series at its ‘NewFront’ (Joe Pompeo / Capital New York) 3. Pinterest makes it easier for brands to post pins, buy […] more »

by Sonia Paul

Each week, PBS MediaShift will list upcoming online trainings and courses for journalists and media people — with a focus on digital training. We’ll include our new DigitalEd courses, as well as those from Mediabistro, NewsU, KDMC and others. If we’re missing anything, please let us know at mediashift [at] pbs [dot] org. FEATURED TRAINING THREAD […] more »

by Aubre Andrus

When the announcement came late last year that Instagram was now bigger than Twitter, as reported by CNBC, those who once scoffed at the photo-focused network started jumping on board. But as usual, there’s already another up-and-comer ready to take the spotlight: Snapchat. Video and images shared on Snapchat may disappear after 24 hours, but […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. BuzzFeed deleted posts under pressure from its own business department (J. K. Trotter / Gawker) 2. Fusion to turn its Snapchat channel into a network with five new shows (Tim Peterson / Advertising Age) 3. Academic research: ‘Huge growth’ in fact checking by the media (James Warren / Poynter) 4. Vice, CNN, NBC and […] more »