SOCIAL MEDIA JOURNALISM

June 23, 2017

How Vice News went to Chechnya to investigate allegations of an 'anti-gay purge'

Vice News says it is the first international news organisation to have gained access to a Chechnyan prison where it is alleged gay men were […]
June 23, 2017

Chief exec of US online publishers group backs Press Gazette Google/Facebook Duopoly campaign and says EU could tame them

Imagine if a company could track the online movements of nearly every human on the planet. So they knew not just the basic stuff like […]
June 22, 2017

Mashable UK is latest publisher to produce daily content for Snapchat

Mashable has become the latest news organisation to launch on Snapchat in the UK. Mashable UK is producing daily content for the social media platform […]
June 21, 2017

Comment: If Welsh Assembly thinks hiring team of journalists is answer to democratic deficit, they are mistaken

Paul Rowland is editor-In-Chief for the Trinity Mirror-owned Media Wales. For almost as long as I can remember, there has been a debate raging in […]
June 15, 2017

Nearly three in four turn to trusted brands for breaking news, Reuters survey reveals

Almost three out of four consumers will turn to trusted news brands to verify the source of a breaking news story, a new survey has […]
June 13, 2017

Facebook expands latest Instant Articles ad scheme in effort to help drive revenue for news publishers

Facebook has expanded a new initiative of running adverts at the bottom of its Instant Articles mobile platform to include all news publishers in an […]
June 12, 2017

General election: Only five out of top 100 most-shared stories on social media were pro-Tory

Final figures for the most-shared stories on social media during the general election campaign show that anti-Tory articles dominated. Although satirical stories feature, there are […]
June 8, 2017

Sun sales boosted today as Corybn supporters buy copies to bin and burn

Sales of the Sun were boosted today in some newsagents by those purchasing copies in bulk and binning them in protest against the paper’s “Don’t […]
June 8, 2017

Hoax Twitter account poses as BBC journalist and posts fake news about polling stations

A bogus Twitter account posing as a BBC journalist posted fake news about people being turned away and intimidated at UK polling stations today. The […]
June 5, 2017

Daily Telegraph and Vice UK join Snapchat Discover to share content with app's 10m UK users

The Daily Telegraph and Vice UK have joined the Snapchat Discover platform, a feed which shares subscribed news publishers’ content with the app’s 10m daily users […]
June 2, 2017

Pro-Labour stories were most shared on social media in last week with alternative news website topping chart

The most shared news story about the UK general election on social media over the past week is an article by an alternative news website […]
May 31, 2017

Johnston Press merges print and digital operations to build on online online audience growth

Johnston Press, publisher of the i and The Scotsman titles, has merged its print and digital operations as it looks to build on digital audience […]
May 30, 2017

May vs Corbyn live Q&A attracts combined audience of 3.3m viewers across Channel 4 and Sky News

Sky News and Channel 4’s live Q&A with Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn last night brought in a combined audience of […]