Tag: wearables

by Julie Keck

1. Edward Snowden may be the most powerful person on Twitter (Julia Greenberg / Wired) 2. Commission restricts what journalists can report about freedom of information (Oliver Wright / Independent) 3. Twitter’s video ad strategy now looks like YouTube’s ad strategy (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 4. How 3 New Jersey newsrooms are turning to their […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The Apple Watch will expose how little publishers know about their readers (Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab) 2. Last year, the Sun Sentinel made digital a priority. So how’s it going? (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 3. Why publishers struggle to monetize their paywall data (Lucia Moses / Digiday) 4. Readers have mixed feelings about […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Ananta Bijoy Das: Yet another Bangladeshi blogger hacked to death (Saeed Ahmed / CNN) 2. Verizon has likely already hung a ‘For Sale’ sign on the Huffington Post (Mathew Ingram / Fortune) 3. Ad-tech, not content, is king in the Verizon-AOL deal (Alex Kantrowitz / Advertising Age) 4. AP brings a new audience to […] more »

by Jefferson Yen

In recent years, as wearable technology has become increasingly popular people have been waiting for Apple to introduce their version, which will start shipping today. It’s still too early to tell whether or not the Apple Watch will be revolutionary in the way that the iPod or iPhone were — or more of a Newton-like […] more »

by Meagan Doll

In this podcast, Catalina Albeanu, reporter with Journalism.co.uk where this podcast originally appeared, explores innovation in journalism education with Dan Pacheco, professor and Horvitz Chair in Journalism Innovation at Syracuse University; Jeff Howe, assistant professor at Northeastern University; and Katy Culver, assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and PBS MediaShift’s educator curator. The podcast explores how journalism […] more »

by Amy Schmitz Weiss

Wearable technology is becoming a common topic in daily news coverage — from discussion on the latest physical fitness trackers to buy and the hype around the Apple smartwatch that will launch this year. Wearable technologies, devices that can track and hold data about individuals and the environment around them, are gaining traction in the […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. #JeSuisCharlie: 12 dead at Paris offices of satirical magazine (Claire Phipps & Alexandra Topping / Guardian) 2. Police now monitoring and criminalizing online speech (Glenn Greenwald / The Intercept) 3. A look back at ‘Eastern Ukraine Unfiltered’ (Daniel Kennedy / Global Voices) 4. How citizen reporters in India provide us with some of our […] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

If you thought there was a flood of content last year, just wait. The good news, though, is that more of the good stuff will rise to the top. And along with the content, expect more tracking of the people consuming it, but less agreement on how to measure exactly what they’re doing. Here, then, are some […] more »

by Meagan Doll

On Friday, November 21, our #EdShift chat will focus on using wearables in journalism. Join us at 1 p.m. Eastern Time/12 p.m. Central Time/10 a.m. Pacific Time as we discuss Google Glass and other tech innovations and how they can and should be used in reporting and publishing. The chat will be moderated as usual by […] more »

by Mark Glaser

When PBS MediaShift began planning the bi-coastal “Hack the Gender Gap” event with WVU’s Reed College of Media, we knew this would be a complex undertaking. A women’s panel at Google HQ in Mountain View, Calif. with top tech and media people in attendance? Check. A women’s hackathon on wearables at WVU focused on female […] more »