Tag: youtube

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. The lifting of nuclear sanctions and the release of Iranian-American prisoners, including Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, on Jan. 16 seemed to bring new hope for progress in Iran. But while the world watched Iran […] more »

by Reuben Stern

This week we find out how analytics tools might better inform newsrooms in the future, and we see how journalists can take advantage of YouTube’s annotations and live-streaming features. PART 1: Analytics in the future As methods for tracking audience behavior continue to evolve, we get a glimpse of the future from Parse.ly Chief Executive […] more »

by Jefferson Yen

The streaming media industry is still relatively young, but a recent story in the Wall Street Journal illustrates how the services are bringing massive change to the entertainment industry. According to WSJ’s Shalini Ramachandran, the executive producers of “Homeland” and 20th Century Fox studio are currently in a dispute with Showtime over streaming media rights. […] more »

by Reuben Stern

  This week we explore what’s different about creating and displaying video in a vertical format — in other words, aligned to the way mobile audiences tend to hold their smartphones. News organizations like Mashable and the New York Times have published experiments with video optimized for vertical smartphone screens, while AJ+ has embraced square […] more »

by Denise McGill

Journalists and protestors clashed at the University of Missouri on November 10, and thanks to social media, we all got a view of it in a widely circulated video shot by Mark Schierbecker. Despite some hairy moments in the video, things worked out well for student photojournalist Tim Tai. He acted with composure, and university […] more »

by Terri Thornton

When I was working on an annual public relations report for a client recently, I had a realization – almost half the year’s productive activities came from traditional PR. A little more than half was content marketing. I’ve offered it as a service for a while now, but hadn’t realized how thoroughly it affected my […] more »

by Courtney C. Radsch

“We’re stepping up our efforts to discredit ISIL’s propaganda, especially online,” President Barack Obama told delegates at the Leaders’ Summit on Countering Violent Extremism last month. The social media counter-offensive comes amid U.N. reports of a 70 percent increase in what it terms “foreign terrorist fighters” — citizens of U.N. member states who have left to […] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

1. An Inside Look at YouTube’s New Ad-Free Subscription Service (Ben Popper / The Verge) 2. PolitiFact and Scripps launch partnerships in Arizona, Nevada, Colorado and Ohio (Aaron Sharockman / Tampa Bay Times) 3. WordRates: A Yelp-Like Site for Freelance Writers (Dianna Dilworth / Galley Cat) 4. Mark Luckie on Keeping Up With Black Twitter […] 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 Julie Keck

1. Can paid content and fans coexist on YouTube? (Carly Lanning / Daily Dot) 2. Netflix flies too close to the sun, stock price melts (Mathew Ingram / Fortune) 3. What journalists need to know about code (Aleszu Bajak / Storybench) 4. Where the right to know comes from (Michael Schudson / Columbia Journalism Review) […] more »