Technology

Aaron Chimbel | PBS | 1/26/2015
At most universities, students are required to take English composition courses, and at many others speech and/or foreign language classes are also required. Yet in the debate about teaching code in journalism programs, code is often reduced to a shiny toy.
Brian Solis | Advertising Age | 1/26/2015
Over the last few years, "mobile-first" has become the mantra among savvy digital marketers. But a mobile-first approach seems to be more of an ideology than it is a standard in digital design.
Emily Steel | New York Times | 1/26/2015
A young woman stands in the middle of a crowd of protesters marching up a New York City street, shouting that she is fed up with police brutality, fed up with people saying that black lives don’t matter, fed up with people telling her not to be angry.
Chris Smith | Digiday | 1/26/2015

In five short years mobile readership has grown from below 20 percent of the U.K. total digital publishing audience to nearly 50 percent for many publishers today, as several of them reported to Digiday last year.

 

Erik Sass | MediaPost | 1/23/2015
Once the gatekeepers of the traditional media kingdom, many journalists now find themselves struggling to keep pace with rapidly evolving media consumption habits and an endless series of new digital platforms.
Michael Roston | NiemanLab | 1/22/2015
The past year brought major changes to The New York Times. The social media desk’s editors joined a new department, Audience Development.
Caroline O’Donovan | NiemanLab | 1/22/2015
Facebook announced yet another tweak to the algorithm that governs its users’ News Feeds yesterday. The social network has introduced a new tool that allows users to flag a post as “a false news story.”
John McDermott | Digiday | 1/22/2015

Snapchat wants to be more than just a distribution channel for other media companies; it’s planning on becoming a publisher itself.

 

Rick Edmonds | Poynter | 1/22/2015
The newer audience metrics question is now whether “time well spent” can be quantified.
Timothy B. Lee | Vox | 1/20/2015
The State of the Union address is a spectacle designed primarily for television. But this year, the Obama administration is hoping to use the web to enhance the experience of watching the speech.
Emily Steel | New York Times | 1/20/2015
comScore plans to introduce this week a new measurement for tracking video audiences across computers, mobile and other streaming devices.
Catalina Albeanu | Journalism.co.uk | 1/19/2015
Finnish daily newspaper Helsingin Sanomat revealed their WhatsApp subscriber count reached 3000, after starting the service in mid-November.
Craig Settles | GigaOM | 1/19/2015
If you are totally fed up with your internet service provider, frustrated with high prices and lousy customer service and have lost all hope of becoming the next gigabit city, the time for change is today.
Jeremy Barr | Capital New York | 1/23/2015
Ken Doctor | Capital New York | 1/26/2015