Digital Media

By Sérgio Lüdtke | + social media :: Periodismo | Journalism | Jornalismo

A network of news outlets and data agencies wants to unlock untold data stories across Europe

Collaboration and data journalism suit each other. All that’s needed to make things work is time — a lot of it.<p>Stretching data stories across borders and languages is a feat of processes, and the European Data Journalism Network is hoping it’s ironed out the right ones. On board are 15 official …

Journalism

5 Questions About Facebook's Plan to Rate Media by 'Trustworthiness'

What could go wrong?<p>Mark Zuckerberg announced on Friday that Facebook will begin surveying users about which news sources they trust, in an effort to rank publications on “trustworthiness.” This rating will help determine the media company’s placement in the News Feed, thereby materially changing …

Journalism

Millenials, New Media and Social Change (Part Two)

Social Change

Google suspends fact-checking feature over quality concerns

Google is suspending a search feature that displayed fact checks associated to publishers after receiving criticism from conservative news …

Daily Caller

Time editors monitor content distribution with new platform users in mind

Two of the most credible brands in Brazilian journalism, the newspaper Zero Hora and Gaúcha Radio, both of the RBS Media Group, joined forces in the …

Digital Marketing

'Today In' is Facebook's latest experiment in connecting people to local news

Facebook announced a new experiment in local news on Tuesday with "Today In."<p>The feature, which brings together local news, updates and events, can …

Why Quartz is churning out short-run newsletters for big events

Quartz knows that the best place to reach its audience is their inboxes, so it’s acting accordingly in 2018.<p>The inbox is “the new homepage for …

Digital Media

12 milhões de pessoas compartilham informações inverídicas, diz pesquisa

Com a popularização de sites, blogs e páginas nas redes sociais que alegam oferecer conteúdo informativo, fica fácil o eleitor cair numa armadilha. O …

Prepare

É muito provável que boa parte das pessoas que lê esta reportagem segura nas mãos um smartphone – ou pelo menos está com os olhos pregados na tela de …

Journalism

The Most Important SEO Strategies to Use in 2018 to Boost Your Business

While Google's algorithm is constantly changing, these tactics aren't going to change anytime soon and will increase your chance of being found online.<p>Today, your website is your storefront. Even if you have a brick and mortar business, many people will find you online or check you out online …

SEO

Can Facebook win its battle against election interference in 2018?

Claims of Russian meddling dominated 2017. The US midterm elections will be first big test of Facebook’s effort to stamp it out<p>Social networks spent much of 2017 slowly coming to terms with the extent to which their platforms had been exploited to spread political misinformation. But the narrow …

Internet Research Agency

The Washington Post launches “How to be a journalist” video series

<i>Reporters Beth Reinhard, Stephanie McCrummen join the first episode on how to be a reporter</i><p>The Washington Post video team has launched a new video series that lifts the curtain on the reporting process to help inform viewers about what reporters do. “How to be a Journalist” will be hosted by Post …

Journalism

To double circulation profits, The Economist has 16 people focused on retention

When ad revenue growth was strong, publishers could justify pumping up circulation numbers willy-nilly. With those days over, publishers like The …

11 libros sobre periodismo y comunicación para estar al día

Periodismo y redes sociales. Claves para la gestión de contenidos digitales. Susana Pérez Soler. Ed. UOC<p>La obra reflexiona sobre la interacción entre …

Civil says the future of media is blockchains and cryptocurrencies

<b>Plenty of startups</b> are trying to reinvent the news business by adding features such as micro-payments or mobile video. But a startup called Civil is …

How to Survive the Media Apocalypse

Pivot to readers.<p><i>Updated on November 30</i><p>Agony is the natural state of the news industry. Newspaper sales per capita peaked before color television was a thing, and magazines have been in decline since the Clinton administration. When it comes to the finances of the Fourth Estate, bad news is, …

Digital Media

It's time for a paywall revolution

In past columns, I’ve brainstormed how we might think differently about newsletters, headlines, homepages, bylines, analytics, podcast ideas, comment …

Revolution

N.Y. Times Scales Back Free Articles to Get Readers to Subscribe

The New York Times, seeking to amass more paid subscriptions in an era of non-stop, must-read headlines, is halving the number of articles available …

The Information launches new $199 and $749 annual subscription tiers

It’s been a tough time for ad-based digital media, with companies missing ad revenue goals and their value declining. Having subscriptions looks …

Don’t Stop the Presses! When Local News Struggles, Democracy Withers

Thomas Peele’s friend keeps bugging him. “Are you going to win?” the friend writes over Facebook. “I think you’re going to win.” “What are you going …

Journalism

How do you know if you can trust what you’re reading? | McClatchy Washington Bureau

When university researchers fanned out across the U.S. to gather opinions on internet trustworthiness recently, they heard the same thing wherever …

Google, Amazon Find Not Everyone Is Ready for AI

Executives at ascendant tech titans like Amazon and Google tend to look down on their predecessor IBM. The fading giant of Armonk, New York, once …

Machine Learning

A Local Journalism Experiment Pops Up In Calgary

<i>The Sprawl</i> lived to cover a single mayoral race. Then it died.<p>Jeremy Klaszus was one of many Calgary residents who wished aloud that somebody would create what became <i>The Sprawl</i>, a hyper-local digital news outlet aimed at the city’s younger residents. But it was Klaszus, a former alt-weekly …

How the Nazi Propaganda Machine Used 'Fake News'

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Facebook is still relevant, kids

Facebook revolutionized the world by changing the way people communicate. With over two billion users, it’s now the world’s largest social network. But since 2014, Facebook has been the victim of a troubling pattern: declining reach among its younger audience.<p>The social network has become a place …

On the Red Couch with Nicholas Johnston, Editor in Chief of Axios

One of the best and most interesting things to happen to media during the past year or so has been Axios. Its contribution to new media? Good old-fashioned email.<p>The company was founded in 2016 by a number of Politico alums, including Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen, who had learned that email …

Redes sociales: el mejor aliado y el mayor enemigo del periodismo.

• Redes sociales: el mejor aliado y el mayor enemigo del periodismo.<p><b>(</b><b>Artículo publicado en Cuadernos de Periodistas. APM-Madrid</b><b>)</b><p><b>Jean Marc Morandini</b> es …

Why magazine mogul Tina Brown is ‘angry and upset’ at Google and Facebook

It’s time for the most powerful companies in digital media to stop playing dumb, Brown says.<p>Starting in her 20s as the editor of Tatler Magazine in London, Tina Brown rode a wave of print magazines to become one of the most influential people in the media. She tells a good portion of that story in …