Nieman Foundation at Harvard
HOME
          
LATEST STORY
“We all we got”: How Black Twitter steered the spotlight to Shanquella Robinson’s death
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE
Aug. 10, 2009, 6:19 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Perez Hilton’s equivalent of a full-page ad, Talking Points Memo pre-history, my URL shortener folds

In the new equivalent of a full-page newspaper ad, sponsoring Perez Hilton for a day costs $72k http://bit.ly/BSQjc »

And in the new equivalent of a veteran journalist, Apple blogger John @Gruber is said to earn $125k/yr http://bit.ly/mtfth »

“This is only going one direction: there’s no trend toward ‘less’ data.” Q&A with designer Ben Fry http://bit.ly/4FGydI »

TIME.com managing editor on charging for content: “Who’s going to go first?…I don’t think it’s us” http://bit.ly/31Q1DB »

Josh Marshall’s first attempt at blogging (“Washington Memo”) rankled the bosses. That’s how TPM was born http://tr.im/vWsA »

Sad to see tr.im fold. How did we come to depend on URL shorteners? Well, it all goes back to 1985… http://bit.ly/n03ea »

 
Join the 60,000 who get the freshest future-of-journalism news in our daily email.
“We all we got”: How Black Twitter steered the spotlight to Shanquella Robinson’s death
Black social media has often taken the lead in raising public consciousness when mainstream outlets overlook the death or disappearance of Black women.
Newsonomics: Two years after launching a local news company (in an Alden market), here’s what I’ve learned
Eleven takeaways as Lookout Santa Cruz enters its third year.
Text-to-image AI is a powerful, easy technology for making art — and fakes
Deep fakes have already been used to create nonconsensual pornography, commit small- and large-scale fraud, and fuel disinformation campaigns. These even more powerful image generators could add jet fuel to these misuses.