A good writeup on how WinkBall is boosting local press coverage with reports from exciting cultural events in Journalism.co.uk.
Google is testing a new app called Bulletin, which encourages users to “be the voice of your community.” […]
Axel Springer has fully integrated the TV news broadcaster it acquired four years ago into the news operation […]
“I think we’ll start to see shoe-leather, on-the-ground social reporting come into vogue, as platforms like Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook Live facilitate and reward it.
“And why should reporters actually leave the office — you know, with their actual bodies? Because it produces better content, and because audiences that can go anywhere to get their news are increasingly demanding to be both informed and moved.”
Taylor Lorenz, director of emerging platforms at The Hill, via Nieman Lab.
”I don’t think any of us knows what the future of journalism looks like... Jump in with us if you’re ready for a big experiment that might not work.” Campbell Brown, head of news partnerships at Facebook, speaking at Code Media (from The Verge)
You’re carrying a Hollywood-grade special effects studio in your pocket. You might even be reading this on it. […]
Wired’s going behind a metered paywall: Great long-form reporting like this, on a turbulent two years for […]