HOME
          
LATEST STORY
Tied up at home? Have some Nieman Lab #BlizzardReads
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE

Articles tagged social media (257)

Also see results from other Nieman sites
nytimes-social-media-lessons-2
The team that runs the Times’ Twitter accounts looked back on what they learned — what worked, what didn’t — from running @NYTimes in 2014.
5807598931_c920798e96_b
Tweaks to the News Feed algorithm that push back against satire and hoaxes suggest that Facebook wants better content — but is pushing responsibility on its users.
ello-ft-art
Business reporters flocking to the platform won’t radically change journalism, but it’s worth asking why users gather where they do.
prescriptions-wnyc-cc
At WNYC, a public radio station is getting more aggressive about telling people what to do: go vote, get more sleep, stay healthy. What happens when a news outlet starts talking about behavior change?
whatsapp-1400-cc
At least in certain contexts, WhatsApp is a truly major traffic driver — bigger even than Facebook. Should there be a WhatsApp button on your news site?
Jennifer_Preston_2009
“I think most media companies large and small have embraced change. So it’s not as if we’re all starting in the smoke-filled press room.” Justin Ellis
library-shelves-of-academic-journals-cc
How “bridging elites” help on Twitter, perceptions of news by a skeptical public, and Wikipedia pages as newsmaking destinations: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
Peter-Van-Laers-Magic-Scene-with-Self-portrait-better-via-Shi-Chi-Chiang
A new voice on social platforms helped Mother Jones beat its traffic records.
What to read next
2588
tweets
Don’t try too hard to please Twitter — and other lessons from The New York Times’ social media desk
The team that runs the Times’ Twitter accounts looked back on what they learned — what worked, what didn’t — from running @NYTimes in 2014.
728From explainers to sounds that make you go “Whoa!”: The 4 types of audio that people share
How can public radio make audio that breaks big on social media? A NPR experiment identified what makes a piece of audio go viral.
705Q&A: Amy O’Leary on eight years of navigating digital culture change at The New York Times
“In 2007, as digital people, we were expected to be 100 percent deferent to all traditional processes. We weren’t to bother reporters or encourage them to operate differently at all, because what they were doing was the very core of our journalism.”
These stories are our most popular on Twitter over the past 30 days.
See all our most recent pieces ➚
Encyclo is our encyclopedia of the future of news, chronicling the key players in journalism’s evolution.
Here are a few of the entries you’ll find in Encyclo.   Get the full Encyclo ➚
Gotham Gazette
Newsweek
Wired
The Fiscal Times
The Economist
Al Jazeera
The Daily Voice
The Globe and Mail
The Daily Beast
Hearst
Austin American-Statesman
GlobalPost