Technology

Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher | Re/code | 11/21/2014

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Amnesty International | 11/20/2014
Detekt is the first tool to be made available to the public that detects major known surveillance spyware
Joshua Benton | Nieman Lab | 11/20/2014
At least in certain contexts, WhatsApp is a truly major traffic driver — bigger even than Facebook. Should there be a WhatsApp button on your news site?
Erin Polgreen | CJR | 11/20/2014
Why newsrooms need to consider telling stories in a different way
Steven Mufson | Washington Post | 11/20/2014
Amazon said it hopes content from The Post will make using its tablet more appealing and bring more value to customers.
Todd Wasserman | Mashable | 11/19/2014

Facebook is trying to be your go-to source for tech news, rather than just a way to see baby pics and find out which friends are engaged.

 

Eric Blattberg | Digiday | 11/18/2014
The HuffPost Live platform streams eight hours of news video every weekday, but that’s not where most people are seeing it.
Jennifer Nelson | RJI | 11/14/2014
StoryTracker extracts metadata from the website’s HTML code providing insight about the page’s layout and how articles move on a home page. - See more at: http://www.rjionline.org/news/storytracker-archives-analyzes-ever-evolving-news-home-pages#sthash.y2fb3VM9.dpuf
StoryTracker extracts metadata from the website’s HTML code providing insight about the page’s layout and how articles move on a home page.
Abigal Edge | journalism.co.uk | 11/14/2014
From conversation inspiring stories to Snapchat, Jigar Mehta of AJ+ and NRK's Ingvild Beltesbrekke reveal the methods they are using to attract younger audiences
John McDermott | Digiday | 11/14/2014
The social network has in recent months been wooing publishers’ video teams, selling them on the advantages of uploading videos directly to Facebook’s proprietary video player.
John McDermott | Digiday | 11/13/2014
For years, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo described the service as a “global town square.” But he struck a slightly different chord on Wednesday during Twitter’s first analyst day, calling Twitter the “the best way for you to connect with your world.” 
Lucia Moses | Digiday | 11/12/2014
The Quartz newsroom quite literally flickers with technology. A lamp is rigged up to let staffers know when it’s going to rain (it was green onTuesday, indicating it was safe to go out).
Abigail Edge | Journalism.co.uk | 11/12/2014
The number of open-source tools and platforms that have emerged to help contextualise and verify information from social media has been one of the biggest developments in journalism in recent years.
Eric Blattberg | Digiday | 11/18/2014
Rich Kane | 11/18/2014
jimromenesko.com | 11/20/2014
Lucia Moses | Digiday | 11/19/2014