Technology

Ricardo Bilton | Digiday | 12/19/2014
One of the year’s freshest new audio apps didn’t come from a Silicon Valley tech company; it came from NPR.
Philip Bump | Nieman Lab | 12/18/2014
We were driving from Pittsburgh back to Manhattan in a rental car when something remarkable happened: We hit traffic because of an accident.
Sage Lazzaro | Betabeat | 12/17/2014
The grand jury decisions for the Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases sent the media into a whirlwind.
Mathew Ingram | GigaOm | 12/16/2014
Every outlet that does this says the same thing: conversation has moved to social media, etc.
Martin Beck | Marketing Land | 12/12/2014
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.
Jessi Hempel | Wired | 12/12/2014
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.
Press Release | Harland Simon | 12/11/2014
The upgrade is scheduled to begin second quarter of 2015, with the inserters remaining in production throughout the upgrade process
Peter Kafka | re/code | 12/11/2014
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.
Mathew Ingram | GigaOM | 12/9/2014
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.
Tyler Falk | Current.org | 12/9/2014
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.
Catalina Albeanu | Journalism.co.uk | 12/8/2014
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.
Jenny Shank | BBC | 12/8/2014
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.
Chris Smith | Digiday | 12/5/2014
The reality of publishing today means media sites must chase multiple sources of revenue.