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Articles tagged crowdsourcing (72)

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John Wihbey    May 30, 2014
Crowdsourcing tiny snippets of time, building the news around analytics, and how Twitter is weird during big news events: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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Sarah Darville    July 12, 2013
By convincing readers to act as distributors, Works That Work’s print edition is helping the magazine gain global readers and engage others closer to home.
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Ken Doctor    June 20, 2013
It’s not just the government that tracks your digital life — it’s technology companies too. How would publishers fare in a world where concerns about privacy move to the fore?
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Ken Doctor    June 7, 2013
If the Koch brothers do take over the Los Angeles Times, the impacts will reverberate across southern California. Here’s how it might work out.
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Ken Doctor    June 6, 2013
As the controversial conservatives confirm their interest in some of America’s biggest newspapers, is their interest financial or political?
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Mark Coddington    April 26, 2013
Plus: Sexism and the Times’ Jill Abramson, the AP gets hacked on Twitter, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
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Al Shaw    March 20, 2013
“Casino-driven design is all about reducing friction to participation.”
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Amanda Zamora    December 12, 2012
The nonprofit’s ambitious effort got hundreds of readers to sift through television ad spending records. Here’s what they learned along the way.
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Ken Doctor    November 29, 2012
Technology is aiding reporting at both the high and the low ends of the business.
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Adrienne LaFrance    October 18, 2012
Crowdsourcing and computer intelligence help reverse-engineer campaign targeting.
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Adrienne LaFrance    September 27, 2012
The site wants your help assembling a database of television ad buys in swing states.
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Antonio Jiménez    July 13, 2012
The project is betting on new platforms to bring back an old tradition: listening to audio stories.
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Antonio Jiménez    July 13, 2012
El proyecto echa mano de las nuevas plataformas para revivir una vieja tradición: escuchar historias.
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David Turner    July 10, 2012
The golden rule of verification: Get the person responsible for posting the material in question on the phone.
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Adrienne LaFrance    May 21, 2012
ProPublica hopes its Patient Harm Facebook group will show that the value of crowdsourcing can be more than mining social media for sources.