Moreno Cruz Osório

2,151 Added | 4 Magazines | 2 Following | 649 Followers | @morenoco | Moreno Cruz Osório é jornalista formado pela Unisinos, mestre em Comunicação Social pela PUCRS e desde 2008 trabalha com noticiário internacional. Está baseado em Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil.

Twitter Isn’t Raising the Character Limit. It’s Building a Wall.

Tweeters are freaking out—again—about another report that Twitter will soon lift its famous 140-character limit on the length of tweets. They should …

Jack Dorsey

It's time to care about the open web

Finally journalists are writing about the problems of silos. It's the big story of tech, but one that never seems to make headlines, even though …

Why Twitter would be right to expand to 10,000 characters – in 10,000 characters

Would a new character limit be good news for open debate on Twitter – or would the end of brevity just be an excuse for more ads?<p>What if Twitter ends up letting you make 10,000-character tweets? Well, why not?<p>At last, we’ll have plenty of room to couch our situational comments in actual context. …

Social Media
Social Media
New York Times

The year we rethink (or abandon) homepages

“If the homepage has been the traditional ‘front page,’ ushering audiences into a brand and its offerings, now the article is the point of entry.”<p>Some doors will open and some doors will close in 2016.<p>One door that will open even wider and become more welcoming will be that of social media — and …

New York Times
University of Illinois

Building news with, not just for, the community

“We need to fund more creativity in the newsroom. We also need to have more patience; building relationships — even for the most adept news organizations — takes time.”<p>When we talk about the future of journalism and wring our hands about “saving the news,” the conversation invariably turns to …

New Orleans

Twitter Considering 10,000-Character Limit for Tweets

Say good-bye to the 140-character constraint.<p>Longer tweets are coming soon to Twitter.<p>Twitter is building a new feature that will allow users to tweet things longer than the traditional 140-character limit, and the company is targeting a launch date toward the end of Q1, according to multiple …

Jack Dorsey

So long, 140! Twitter may soon let you share 10,000 characters per post

<i>This story has been updated to include comments from Twitter's CEO.</i><p>Brevity may be the soul of wit, but it may no longer be the soul of …

Jack Dorsey

The Limits of Fact-Checking

Calling Trump (and others) out for their lies doesn’t seem to make a difference. What’s going on?<p>Of what use are all of journalism’s fact-checking operations? Don’t get me wrong. I’m a devoted fan of the truth, love reading corrections columns in the press and do not shy from revisionist history. …


Why I quit my job as a reporter today

Twenty five years ago, as a young reporter, I sat in an Upstate New York courtroom where a judge ordered me to hand over a leaked hospital lab slip …

How the internet misled you in 2015

<b>It was another busy year for journalists debunking fake or misleading images on social media.</b><p>In 2015, many pictures and videos went viral, some for all the wrong reasons.<p>There were deliberate fakes created to deceive the public and then there were misleading images shared, often during breaking …

Slack Teams Do Amazing Things — "Animals!" TV Commercial (60 second)


The Website Obesity Crisis

Idle Words > Talks > Website Obesity<p>This is the text version of a talk I gave on October 29, 2015, at the Web Directions conference in Sydney. [53 …

Jeff Flake
Media Industry

Digital publishers face a winter of discontent

The sunny days of hot growth for digital publishers are fading into a memory as many now face a long, dark winter.<p>Many venture-backed publishers are …

Peak content: The collapse of the attention economy

For a long time, we’ve been creating too much content, so much so that I think that we’ve already reached Peak Content, the point at which this glut …

Why Is Facebook Engagement Suddenly Dropping?

Publishers big and small are finding that outside Facebook’s walled garden, the social landscape has become increasingly barren. When Facebook rolled …

The first website went online 25 years ago today

If the web were a person, it wouldn't have trouble renting a car from now on: the world's first website, Tim Berners-Lee's World Wide Web, went online 25 years ago today. The inaugural page wasn't truly public when it went live at CERN on December 20th, 1990 (that wouldn't happen until August …


On 'the digital frontline', over half of journalists are exposed to traumatic UGC several times a week

A new study from the Eyewitness Media Hub highlights the current attitudes to vicarious trauma in newsrooms


Data-informed: How the Guardian and the FT use newsroom analytics

How much should analytics data influence journalists' work and is there a recipe for measuring impact?