Journalism Trends

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VIDEO: Mary Meeker’s 2017 internet trends report @Recode @kpcb #codecon

On <b>May 31 2017</b> <b>Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers</b> partner <b>Mary Meeker</b> delivered her annual <b>internet trends report</b> at the <b>2017 Code Conference</b> in …

NYT standards chief on editorial streamlining: ‘I’m always worried’

The Erik Wemple Blog checked in with several sources at the New York Times for input on the newspaper’s storied and multilayered editing process. None of the feedback, however, could compete with this quote: “Every story feels like a fire hydrant — it gets passed from dog to dog, and no one can let …

Journalism

Google News lab

How a Berlin startup beat the online giants at image recognition

Can a machine learn aesthetics in a way a human would? Could it then look at a set of photos, and draw on those same aesthetics to reproduce a different set? It’s a big question because it has long-term implications for how AI is going to develop.<p>What are aesthetics anyway? Is it just what you …

Machine Perception

Tips & Courses

How Journalists Can Best Utilize Facebook and Instagram<p>Connect With Your Audience Using Facebook Live<p>Immersive Storytelling With 360 Video and …

How KTSF Television is using mobile journalism to engage with an under-served community

The locally-owned television station seeks to provide news for the Chinese community in the San Francisco Bay Area, California

Maggie Haberman: The New York Times reporter Trump can't quit

Several days before Donald Trump announced his bid for the presidency in June 2015, he invited New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman to lunch at Trump Grill.<p>Haberman was late. Trump waited, as did his soon-to-be campaign aides: Corey Lewandowski, Michael Cohen, Hope Hicks and Sam Nunberg, the …

Donald Trump

Confidence in Institutions

<i>Now I am going to read you a list of institutions in American society. Please tell me how much confidence you, yourself, have in each one -- a great</i> …

Employment picture darkens for journalists at digital outlets

Earlier this year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a chart showing the total number of employees working in the newspaper industry is now …

Journalism

Lessons learned in 360 video from a New York Times contributor

Two days after a deadly tornado ripped through Hattiesburg, Mississippi, photojournalist William Widmer was on the ground shooting for The New York …

VR, AR, 360 and Mobile Journalism Map

Map of all VR, AR and MoJo pioneers worldwide. Entries can be on each list (layer) separately. Yellow for MoJo, Blue for VR/AR/360. To put another …

10 Facebook Live tips from the Hindustan Times

The publisher has produced over 315 live streams over the past 10 months, so what lessons has the team learned in the process?

Facebook

How Stories Search makes Snapchat a real-time YouTube

Snapchat is shifting from a social network limited to content shared by people you follow to an ephemeral, real-time database of what’s going on now everywhere. Today Snapchat launched Search for Stories submitted to its public Our Stories. It makes Snapchat as deep as whatever the world is …

United States

Q&A: Yusuf Omar on the Power of ‘Selfie’ Journalism in the Newsroom

<i>Yusuf Omar</i> <i>is the</i> <i>Mobile Editor</i> <i>at the Hindustan Times in India. He is currently building the world’s largest in-house mobile journalism team, training</i> …

The Flipside

Introducing the all-new Quartz Index, built to shine on your phone

Today we are launching a completely new version of Quartz Index that’s designed to really shine on your phone. Go check it out, and let us know what you think.<p>Index is our way of highlighting statistics that show how the global economy is changing. The first version, launched last year, took the …

Apps

How mobile journalism is rising in popularity with journalists around the world

Speaking at MoJoCon in Ireland today, pioneers of mobile journalism discussed their experiences innovating in this field, and gave advice to those …

Journalism

Top 25 Social Media Analytics Tools for Marketers

Tracking and reporting social media analytics used to be a hurdle for digital marketers – <b>now the problem is finding the ideal tool</b>.<p>The market is …

Social Media Marketing

Code-Dependent: Pros and Cons of the Algorithm Age

(filistimlyanin/iStock.com)<p>Algorithms are instructions for solving a problem or completing a task. Recipes are algorithms, as are math equations. …

Intelligence

Playing the Social Algorithm Game

<i>Submitted by Jayne Seward on May 31, 2016 in Social Media</i><p>Changes to the algorithms controlling the three largest social media networks have caused …

Social Media Algorithms: How They Work and How to Use Them in Your Favor – Michael Stelzner [SSM032]

Social media algorithms are a lot like “Dog Years.”<p>They seems to progress and change at a rate of seven years for every one year on the <i>human</i> calendar.<p>…

Social Media Marketing

Sorting Algorithms - Computer Science Unplugged

An older version of this activity can be downloaded in PDF format here. The content is similar to the current version, but there’s some extra …

Profiles in mobile journalism: Enabling better journalism worldwide

• Mobile<br>• Investigative Reporting<br>• Digital Journalism<br>Many analyses of mobile journalism focus on how it affects the developed world. But how are …

Journalism

Database configuration issues expose 191 million voter records

A misconfigured database has led to the disclosure of 191 million voter records. The database, discovered by researcher Chris Vickery, doesn't seem …

Security

Want to Run for Local Office? 6 Things to Know

Whether inspired or angered by the recent presidential election, people who never before considered running for mayor, their town’s council or the …

Meet NationBuilder, the mercenary software that powered Trump and Brexit

What do the Brexit campaign and Donald Trump’s ascent to the position of U.S. president have in common?<p>They were both facilitated by a piece of …

Facebook’s Town Hall feature helps you find and contact your local government officials

But it requires them being on Facebook in the first place<p>Another week, another feature gets added to the Facebook mobile app. In addition to the new City Guides and Weather buttons that were recently introduced in the Apps section, Facebook has added Town Hall to help you find your local government …

Facebook

Alex Wiederspiel

<b>CHARLESTON, W.Va.</b> — Political representation can sometimes feel like the proverb about trees falling in the forest: if you express your opinion to …