One of the year’s freshest new audio apps didn’t come from a Silicon Valley tech company; it came from NPR.
We were driving from Pittsburgh back to Manhattan in a rental car when something remarkable happened: We hit traffic because of an accident.
The grand jury decisions for the Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases sent the media into a whirlwind.
Every outlet that does this says the same thing: conversation has moved to social media, etc.
Don’t go looking for a “dislike” button on Facebook; Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he has no interest in giving people the means to be mean.
It’s raining in San Francisco. Hard. Trees have already fallen, and the skeletons of cast-off umbrellas are tumbling down the street. This is the kind of storm that drives a girl to social media to watch the drama unfold.
The upgrade is scheduled to begin second quarter of 2015, with the inserters remaining in production throughout the upgrade process
Facebook has been courting content companies for years because it wants content companies to bring more of their content to Facebook. Here’s a new example: A set of tools that will make it easier for publishers to share their stuff with the social network’s 1.3 billion users.
A couple of months ago, the New York Times rolled out an interesting project called Madison, in which the newspaper asked readers to help the paper identify old print ads by going to a website and answering questions — and even in some cases transcribing the actual text in the ads.
In digital media, “reader engagement” is code for retweets, comments and Facebook shares. Public Radio International now hopes to expand the meaning of reader engagement in its newsrooms and at journalism organizations around the world.
A report looking at technology and digital media trends for 2015 was released today by digital strategy consultancy Webbmedia Group, which has been tracking tech trends for almost 10 years.
The people behind BBC Pop Up describe it as a journalism “experiment,” during which a small mobile news bureau visits a different U.S. city every month for six months.
The reality of publishing today means media sites must chase multiple sources of revenue.