Tag: Vine

by Julie Keck

1. 42% of Cord-Cutters Don’t Even Subscribe to Home Broadband (Brian Fung / Washington Post) 2. Crain is Diving into Newsletters Based on Who and Where Readers Are (Shan Wang/  Nieman Lab) 3. Predictions for Journalism 2016: Journalism as Relationship Building (Jan Schaffer / Nieman Lab) 4. Researchers Solve Juniper Backdoor Mystery; Signs Point to […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Washington Post pulls about even with New York Times in online readership (Andrew Beaujon / Washingtonain) 2. A second Snowden has leaked a mother lode of drone docs (Andy Greenberg / Wired) 3. The nation’s first hospital makerspace for nurses is reinventing medicine (Ben Schiller / Fast Company) 4. Google book-scanning project legal, says […] more »

by Reuben Stern

This week we bring you tips for what works best when delivering news on each of the various social media platforms.   The insights come from Sarah Frank, executive producer of NowThis, a news organization targeted toward young people that has seen its video views skyrocket ever since it stopped publishing to a desktop website […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Jack Dorsey named CEO of Twitter (Erin Griffith / Fortune) 2. What Digicel’s next-level ad-blocking means for adland (Tim Peterson / AdAge) 3. Q&A with Vine’s Jason Toff: On betting on entertainment and leaving social behind (Kurt Wagner / Re/code) 4. Are newsletters the Internet’s new safe space for women? (Lyz Lenz / The […] 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 Vice’s feminist channel ‘Broadly’ plans to get women right (Julia Greenberg / Wired) 2. Netflix becomes the 800-pound gorilla for traditional TV types (Don Kaplan / NY Daily News) 3. Amazon Studios chief: Data isn’t everything as retailer looks at big picture (Andy Meek / Guardian) 4. Inside the underage sex scandal that’s […] more »

by Reuben Stern

This week we visit Mashable’s New York City headquarters to find out how the staff stays on top of the fast-moving social conversation. Started as a tech news site in 2005, Mashable now delivers breaking news and other social media-friendly content tailored for what it calls “the Connected Generation,” attracting as many as 40 million […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Silicon Valley and journalism: Make up or break up? (Emily Bell / Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism) 2. ESPN gets ready to launch its first web video subscription service — for cricket’s World Cup (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. Vine shifts from comedy clips to a valid journalistic tool (Frances Perraudin / […] more »

by Reuben Stern

This week we explore examples of how two newsrooms are using the social platforms Vine and Snapchat. PART 1: Mashable + Vine Mashable has heavily experimented with the 6-second video app Vine since the app launched in early 2013. Along the way Mashable received a Shorty Award for its work on the platform and, this summer, crossed the milestone of having 100,000 followers to […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. As data overflows online, researchers grapple with ethics (Vindu Goel / New York Times) 2. Gawker blocks all images to protect staff from abuse. Now what about everyone else? (Paul Carr / PandoDaily) 3. Is Twitter the worst place or the best after someone famous dies? (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 4. Over 4,000 BuzzFeed […] more »