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Copyright: Image by jfcherry on Flickr. Creative commons licence. Some rights reserved. This week US investigative non-profit ProPublica announced the launch of a new investigation page on its website dedicated to the issue of patient safety. As well as adopting the 'series' approach to presenting material linked to an investigation - which can be found for other ProPublica investigations - its patient harm page also offers some examples of audience engagement which are said to make it just a "little bit different" to previous examples, or at least offer "variations" on past methods.
This week, ITV News launches a brand new website, bringing you rolling news and analysis in real time, right from the heart of the newsroom.
This weekend, my reading was dominated by corporate media culture issues: how to transition from the legacy media culture to the more agile and chaotic digital world? I've been reading up on this topic – and sometimes conferencing about it – for years.
The Director of the BBC's Global News division, Richard Sambrook, thinks that journalism should take social media into account on the long term
By Amy Mitchell & Tom Rosenstiel of PEJ, and Leah Christian of the Pew Research Center
Robert Fisk, the Middle East correspondent for The Independent in the United Kingdom, is surging in popularity on Facebook, with more than 13,000 “Likes” since mid-January. In comparison, the publication’s primary account has garnered about 39,000 “Likes” in about a year.
Twitter has long been regarded as a default news channel for breaking stories, featuring them well ahead of traditional news outlets.
Journalist programme manager Vadim Lavusik's Facebook page "Facebook is a rolodex of more than 750 million potential sources," journalist programme manager at Facebook Vadim Lavrusik told Journalism.co.uk.
Facebook is verreweg het grootste sociale netwerk in Nederland. Hyves is het afgelopen jaar bijna 2,5 miljoen unieke bezoekers kwijtgeraakt. Facebook was vorige maand goed voor 8,8 miljoen unieke bezoekers uit Nederland, terwijl Hyves het moest doen met 5,3 miljoen Nederlandse bezoekers. Dat bericht Twittermania op gezag van webvorser comScore.
Facebook: the BBC's 'The world at seven billion' interactive was the most-shared article of 2011 From a drunk Swedish elk to the death of Amy Winehouse , Facebook has revealed the most popular UK news stories of 2011. The Facebook list shows that users of the social network are as diverse as on Twitter – and that the weird and wonderful often outdoes news on natural disasters.
by Maria Popova A 1923 critique of everything that’s wrong with media today. Recently, The New York Times asked me to weigh in on SOPA .
If social media is a cocktail party, then all the great gossip, funny stories and interesting tidbits you hear at that party are the kinds of content we’re all striving to create.
Gefeliciteerd, je bent een totale uitzondering. Jij, samen met een paar enkelingen en de generaties zonder breedband internet.