Technology

Padraic Woods | INMA | 11/26/2014
Deep linking content in a news media app using app development tools and extensions can lead to increased reader engagement.
Ingrid Lunden | Tech Crunch | 11/26/2014
Tumblr’s active user base in the last six months grew by 120%
Lucia Moses | Digiday | 11/25/2014

Technology is a part of everyday life, but how well do we really understand it? Eighty-four percent of U.S. adults may use the Internet, but their awareness and understanding of how it works varies widely.

 

Joseph Lichterman | Nieman Lab | 11/25/2014
It was the first Saturday in November when Patrick Neelin, the lead engineer at the University of Missouri’s public radio station KBIA, got an emergency call from the station’s programming director.
Justin Ellis | Nieman Lab | 11/25/2014
Google Contributor is the latest tool the company has designed to help readers pay for what they read online. But its previous experiments in supporting paid content have had limited success.
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
jimromenesko.com | 11/20/2014
Jeff Ward | The First Ward | 11/21/2014
Joe Pompeo | Capital New York | 11/25/2014
Anna North | New York Times | 11/26/2014
Press Release | Star Tribune | 11/24/2014