digital

October 20, 2017

Podcast: From climate change to Facebook

This week on The Kicker, Meg talks with Wisconsin-based journalist Cassandra Willyard about the challenge of covering climate change. Then Pete is joined by Emily […]
October 20, 2017

Digital Summit: News industry has been 'too slow to move from burning platforms', claims agency boss

The news industry has been “too slow to move away from the burning platforms on which they were sitting” as income from print has plummeted […]
October 20, 2017

Social media crackdowns at the Times and Journal will backfire

Image via Pixabay The relationship between media outlets and social platforms like Twitter has always been tense. On some level, publishers know they have to […]
October 20, 2017

Digital Summit: Huffpost UK editor says having valued brand on social media ‘massively important’ for news outlets

Having a brand that “breeds loyalty” on social media is “really important, because that’s where the audience is”, Huffpost UK editor-in-chief Polly Curtis has told […]
October 20, 2017

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Media Theory, Communications & Narrative

Teesside University – School of Computing, Media and the Arts Location: Middlesbrough Salary: £30,688 to £49,149 Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Placed on: 20th […]
October 20, 2017

2 WNYC engineers got 300 pounds of radio equipment from Alaska to help a Puerto Rico station back on the air

About a week after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Laura Walker listened in to WNYC for news of an island still without power.  It reminded Walker, […]
October 20, 2017

These WNYC engineers brought 300 pounds of radio equipment from Alaska to help a Puerto Rico station

About a week after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Laura Walker listened in to WNYC for news of an island still without power.  It reminded Walker, […]
October 20, 2017

Digital Summit: News UK chief says press must fix ‘broken relationship’ with online platforms or face end of independent news

News UK’s chief operating officer has warned that not fixing the “broken relationship” between the news industry and social media platforms will result in edited, […]
October 20, 2017

Emotional appeals and news values as factors of shareworthiness in Ice Bucket Challenge coverage

The 2014 amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Ice Bucket Challenge (IBC) received unprecedented attention by both news media and social media audiences. Using content analysis, this research […]
October 20, 2017

Journalist unfazed after eating insect burger for feature

A journalist says he was unfazed after eating a burger topped with insects for a feature. Darren Burke, digital journalist at the Doncaster Free Press […]
October 19, 2017

How Russia's election meddling could spell the end of an era for Facebook, Google and Twitter – The Independent

One consequence of a bitterly contested presidential election came into clearer focus this week: politicians aren’t letting Silicon Valley off the hook. Long accustomed to […]
October 19, 2017

These tools will help make your audio suitable for social

Is audio part of your digital storytelling? This week we explore three tools that can help make that happen. Hare:  Hi, Ren! What are we […]
October 19, 2017

Mobile phone providers 'overcharging customers'

Millions of loyal mobile phone customers are being charged for their handsets after they have paid them off, a consumer group has warned. Citizens Advice […]