Tag: twitter

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 Stacy Forster

Although the digital media revolution has caused seismic upheaval for journalism and the reporters, editors and producers who create it, some positive elements are changing the business. One of the most important is the introduction of analytics, which give news providers an understanding of how consumers are engaging with a news product. It’s increasingly important […] more »

by Global Voices Advocacy Netizen Report Team

Global Voices Advocacy’s Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world. In October of 2014, several Twitter users were arrested in Venezuela shortly following the assassination of Robert Serra, a young congressional deputy who was stabbed to death in his home on October 1, 2014. But information […] 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. Salon Media editorial staff to unionize with Writers Guild of America (Greg Gilman / The Wrap) 2. Welcome to Jun, the town that ditched bureaucracy to run on Twitter (Jemima Kiss / Guardian) 3. An argument that newspapers are missing out on reaching loyal, local digital audiences (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 4. How […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How CNN took a startup approach to politics (Lucia Moses / Digiday) 2. A virtual camera for interactive documentaries, inspired by side-scrolling video games (Brian Chirls / POV) 3. What’s the view from Europe on where news is headed? Check out these videos from Newsgeist (Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab) 4. Next Twitter boss […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter is killing Twitter to save Twitter (David Pierce / Wired) 2. The future of college media: How do we get students to care more? (Petra Zarah Jarrar / College Media Matters) 3. Data journalism: From specialism to ‘the new normal’ (Catalina Albeanu / Journalism.co.uk) 4. 4 visions of what journalism might look like […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How long can the Internet run on hate? (Ben Collins / The Daily Beast) 2. Report for America: A community service-based model for saving local journalism (Steven Waldman / Columbia Journalism Review) 3. News outlets face losing control to Apple, Facebook, and Google (Mark Sweney / Guardian) 4. One big problem with Facebook as […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The news about new digital-news sites? It’s tough going (Paul Farhi / Washington Post) 2. Gawker’s moment of truth (Jonathan Mahler / New York Times) 3. Making black lives matter in the news (Susan Smith Richardson / Nieman Reports) 4. The New York Times wisely blocks staff from viewing its desktop homepage (Nate Swanner […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. For news organizations, this was the most important set of Apple announcements in years (Joshua Benton / NiemanLab) 2. Anti-vaxxers using Twitter to manipulate a vaccine bill (Renee DiResta & Gilad Lotan / Wired) 3. Publishers expect more Facebook Instant Articles later this month (Jack Marshall & Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal) 4. […] more »