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How BuzzFeed added emojis to its CMS

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

In early November, BuzzFeed’s product team got a message from founding CEO Jonah Peretti. He had a request: Could the team add emojis — those ubiquitous little icons used to convey emotions — to the company’s content management system? If...Show More Summary

Why some news organizations are publishing covers from Charlie Hebdo

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

We’ve heard a lot about the U.S. news organizations that aren’t running political cartoons or covers from Charlie Hebdo depicting the Prophet Muhammad. But some news organizations are running them. Here are a few, and why: Slate Julia Turner, editor-in-chief, via email: Our role is to help our readers understand news as it breaks. Show More Summary

‘Humor makes you free’: Atlantic contributors draw in honor of Charlie Hebdo cartoonists

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Atlantic On Friday, The Atlantic published “Art Is Free: Responses to Charlie Hebdo.” We reached out to some of our contributors and asked them to articulate their reactions to this assault the best way they know how: through illustration. Show More Summary

USA Today defends running controversial Charlie Hebdo op-ed

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

USA Today USA Today addressed reader criticism Thursday night after publishing an inflammatory op-ed on the Charlie Hebdo shooting from Muslim imam Anjem Choudary. The 285-word op-ed, which bore the headline “people know the consequences,”...Show More Summary

Reuters loses Tribune but is not quitting yet

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

General view of a Reuters building at Canary Wharf in London, Tuesday, May 15, 2007. (AP Photo/Sang Tan) Reuters attempts to build a competitive wire service to the Associated Press suffered a major setback over the holidays when the...Show More Summary

Where to go for the latest on Charlie Hebdo

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. From France On Friday morning, the story in France is unfolding fast on social media and news sites. Here are some places to go for live updates -- Reported.ly is moving fast on Twitter with the story. Show More Summary

Career Beat: Conn Carroll named White House correspondent for Townhall

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Conn Carroll will be White House correspondent for Townhall. He has previously worked at National Journal. (Politico) Jack Shafer will be a columnist and reporter for Politico. Show More Summary

Press critic Jack Shafer to join Politico

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Huffington Post Jack Shafer, formerly a media critic for Slate and Reuters, will join Politico, according to a staff memo from Politico editor Susan Glasser. At Politico, Shafer’s duties will include writing a regular column andShow More Summary

Today in Media History: In 2007 we learned about a ‘handheld computer’ called the iPhone

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Apple’s Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone on January 9, 2007. (The iPhone was officially released in June.) Here is an excerpt from his keynote at MacWorld 2007: “This is a day I’ve been looking forward to for two-and-a-half years. Every...Show More Summary

William Shatner’s cool with a BuzzFeed reporter using their conversation on a hoodie

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

I’m just going to get out of the way here. @zazzle Hi Zazzle, I love your site. I had a design rejected for copyright. But it's screenshot of a Twitter conversation I was part of. — Ryan Broderick (@broderick) January 8, 2015 @zazzle...Show More Summary

Laurie Hays to leave Bloomberg

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Laurie Hays, senior executive editor at Bloomberg News, will leave the organization, multiple sources told Poynter Thursday. Several Bloomberg employees tweeted Thursday afternoon that Hays will leave the international news organization: In...Show More Summary

How Reported.ly is covering the Charlie Hebdo shooting

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

A screenshot of one of Reported.ly’s curations on Storify. The new news outlet publishes exclusively on social platforms. First Look Media’s social news startup Reported.ly launched Monday, garnering a profile in Forbes and more than...Show More Summary

A Colorado journalist was hospitalized with frostbite. Here’s how you can stay safe in the cold.

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

With another cold blast coming through, here is a story and some tips for reporting those cold-weather stories. Colorado Springs journalist Eric Fink is hospitalized, suffering from frostbite on both hands. His friend, KRDO-TV weekend...Show More Summary

17 front pages devoted to Charlie Hebdo

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

On Thursday, front pages around the world paid tribute to the journalists killed in Paris on Wednesday at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Here are 15, via Newseum and Kiosko. 20 Minutes, from Paris, France: La Presse, from Montreal,...Show More Summary

Poynter, Gannett announce the institute’s largest corporate training partnership

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Poynter Institute and Gannett announced jointly Thursday a partnership to train the news organization’s journalists, which number in the thousands. The training, designed to help Gannett achieve its much-discussed push to createShow More Summary

NBC backs off of bogus Charlie Hebdo report

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

CNN | Slate Pete Williams and NBC Nightly news mistakenly reported Wednesday that the suspects from the massacre at the office of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo had been killed or arrested. Both CNN and Slate pointed out that NBC Nightly News erroneously tweeted a report, attributed to “senior U.S. Show More Summary

Career Beat: The New Republic adds 4 staffers

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Jamil Smith will be a senior editor at The New Republic. He’s a producer at MSNBC. Elspeth Reeve will be a senior editor at The New Republic. Previously, she was a senior writer at Racket. Show More Summary

‘There will be more cartoons’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are more than 10 media stories. Charlie Hebdo There's a lot here, so I'll sum up: "The surviving staff at #CharlieHebdo have just announced that the magazine will publish next week--ON SCHEDULE." (@TerryMoran) | "All...Show More Summary

Today in Media History: What was the Web and online news like 20 years ago?

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Twenty years ago today, on January 8, 1995, the Baltimore Sun reprinted a Dallas Morning News story about the Web. It was called, “What’s floating in cyberspace? Just about everything.” Here is an excerpt: “Call it the Year of the ‘Net,...Show More Summary

After the shooting at Charlie Hebdo, front pages push back

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Here’s a quick collection of newspaper front pages for Thursday, mostly tweeted from those news organizations. I’ll pull more in the morning. In the meantime, journalist Andrew Peng is tweeting many more. France Tomorrow's la Croix front...Show More Summary

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