Technology

Caroline Lees | Reuters Institute | 11/24/2014
The relationship between technology companies and journalism is uneasy and complicated, but journalism needs to be at least an equal partner, according to Emily Bell, Director at the Tow Centre for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School. Bell said the media has reached a point of transition.
Mathew Ingram | GigaOM | 11/24/2014
Emily Bell, the former Guardian digital editor who now runs the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University, gave a speech recently at the Reuters Institute in the UK about the crossroads at which journalism finds itself today.
Emily Bell | The Guardian | 11/24/2014

Last week a Silicon Valley billionaire asked me a question. Not, unfortunately, “what are your bank details?”, but something rather more testing: “Name one way in which journalism companies are not the same as software companies.”

 

Frances Perraudin | The Guardian | 11/24/2014
Just before Channel 4 News’s chief correspondent Alex Thomson set off on a reporting assignment to Ebola-hit Sierra Leone earlier this month, one of the show’s digital producers pulled him aside and suggested he should “do some Vines” while he was there.
Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher | Re/code | 11/21/2014

Like all websites, Re/code is in a constant process of iteration. So, starting today, you’ll notice a few changes on our site, and we wanted to let you know about them.

 

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
Eric Blattberg | Digiday | 11/18/2014
Rich Kane | 11/18/2014
jimromenesko.com | 11/20/2014
Lucia Moses | Digiday | 11/19/2014