EQUIPPING YOU FOR THE FOURTH REVOLUTION IN JOURNALISM Yet again, journalism is undergoing radical change. James Harding, the BBC's director of news and current affairs, speaks of a fourth revolution in journalism. First there was print, and then came the first three revolutions: • Radio • Television • Online Each caused radical upheaval in their turn. The fourth revolution, which is taking place right now, is being caused by mobile technology. The brand new 2nd edition of Multimedia Journalism is designed to help student journalists join that fourth revolution.
Giphy, which launched out of betaworks in 2013 as a search engine for gifs, is evolving into something much bigger. In the last year, we’ve seen Giphy launch a standalone mobile app for creating your own gifs, called GiphyCam.
As storytelling evolves on the Web, media and technology industries are overlapping more than ever before. People from each field are learning more about what there is to know and adapt to by working together within organizations and networking at events, hackathons and workshops.
Journalists say sources are less willing to talk because they are afraid of employers Regional journalists don’t know how to protect their social media accounts, they are ignorant of the laws regarding source protection, and they don’t know what...
To keep its decade old social network lively, Facebook is introducing five big changes to user profiles which are viewed 4 billion times per day: 1. The option to pin Featured Photos to the top of the profile, 2.
An analysis of how 12 heavily visited U.S. news websites covered the pope's visit to America. The news narrative around Pope Francis’ visit to the United States drew heavily upon the Pope and the public as sources.
Digg pivoted from being a Reddit-like service to focusing on curating great content in 2010 and continues to dig up some of the most interesting things from the corners of the internet.
Andy Bull's insight:
From the post: "Digg will select ‘exceptional articles’ and invite the journalist (or an expert) to talk with the community. If they accept, a discussion is scheduled and posted on the site’s homepage."
BuzzFeed has cracked the code on how to attract an audience. This is a media property that regularly generates over 200 billion video views per month and over 50 million unique monthly visitors.
Thanks to BuzzFeed, the listicle has become de rigueur for those charged with owned media and social channels. Of course, it’s the BF algorithm — hey, the data says a story about Donald Trump’s barber would trigger clicks galore — that does the heavy lifting.
Call it storytelling by the numbers.
Still, we pay attention to BuzzFeed and periodically conduct our own experiments like predicting what would happen if the White House poached BF talent to extend its own publishing empire....
Twitter is undergoing the largest time of turbulence and change that it’s seen in years. Ever since ex-CEO Dick Costolo left and the company has been wandering in a CEO-less desert, we’ve seen the smartest changes on the horizon in years.
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