Tag: twitter

by Julie Keck

1. L.A. Times op-ed on online corrections: ‘There’s a stunning lack of transparency’ (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 2. The 26%: Twitter engineer says tech’s gender gap is tech’s fault (Rachel Bracker / Re/code) [VID] 3. Why publishers should care about article tagging (Abigail Edge / The Media Briefing) 4. Hot Pod: Talent discovery, a podcast […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Rolling Stone moves beyond the fray (Ravi Somaiya / New York Times) 2. Twitter blocks access to political transparency organization Politwoops (via Guardian) 3. How the New York Times gets a 70 percent open rate on its newsletters (Lucia Moses / Digiday) 4. A three-way, mostly civilized family contest to become the next publisher […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. As investors circle, organized labor moves into digital media (Lukas I. Alpert / Wall Street Journal) 2. ProPublica expands news apps and networked reporting with new funding from Knight Foundation (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 3. Ad blockers and the nuisance at the heart of the modern web (Farhad Manjoo / New York Times) […] 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. How dude-centric Vice plans to shake up women’s media (Evie Nagy / Fast Company) 2. Dorsey’s dilemma: Running Twitter seen complicating Square IPO (Sarah Frier & Leslie Picker / Bloomberg Business) 3. Fox News web stream and mobile app fail during GOP debate (Christina Warren / Mashable) 4. The hip trend of 2015 is […] more »

by Jefferson Yen

It’s a tale of two social titans on this week’s Mediatwits podcast. On Tuesday, select users were able to test out Twitter’s new dedicated news tab. An algorithm is used to determine which news stories are featured in the experimental feature. The tech company has struggled to attract more users lately and the “Featured News” […] 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 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 »