Nieman Foundation at Harvard
HOME
          
LATEST STORY
Postcards and laundromat visits: The Texas Tribune audience team experiments with IRL distribution
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE
Jan. 4, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Young people and the web, Gawker and tech, Quora and a perfect storm

Check out the collaboration required to create This Tract, a fantastic Census-data reporting tool http://nie.mn/fkbfe (via @kellymcb) »

What’s with the sudden ubiquity of Quora? (And does it have anything to do with Quorra from Tron?) http://nie.mn/gFoSjl »

For various reasons, we endorse this sentiment. RT @NiemanReports: Gay Talese: “Good journalism is wasting time.” http://nie.mn/gFfS7s »

Revenge of the nerds? Of @Gawker‘s top ten most popular stories of 2010…8 are tech-related http://nie.mn/gFl6pt »

The 18-to-29-year-olds citing the web as their main news source have nearly doubled since 2007: 34% then, 65% now http://nie.mn/i77uQI »

The digital Sisyphus: Google’s now trying to rid itself of the spammers it created http://nie.mn/g6oavp »

@silencematters NICE! If it sticks–and you share your secrets–that will be a massive public service. »

.@Silencematters has a way to make meetings more productive: assume they’ll last only 25 minutes http://nie.mn/gcd4mB »

Btw, this post on niche social http://nie.mn/gbWzKK goes well with this one on social consolidation http://nie.mn/ehYBRv (Thx, @josh_braun!) »

.@Sysomos: “As social media matures and evolves, consolidation will become a fact of life.” http://nie.mn/ehYBRv »

Do you have a right to own part of Facebook? http://nie.mn/gSPVBu »

TV, web, business, government — @CJR has a great explainer on how they all fit together http://nie.mn/h2E1vf »

Engagement, Authority and Funding: @laheadle on the Rapid News Awards http://nie.mn/dUEEIp »

 
Join the 60,000 who get the freshest future-of-journalism news in our daily email.
Postcards and laundromat visits: The Texas Tribune audience team experiments with IRL distribution
As social platforms falter for news, a number of nonprofit outlets are rethinking distribution for impact and in-person engagement.
Radio Ambulante launches its own record label as a home for its podcast’s original music
“So much of podcast music is background, feels like filler sometimes, but with our composers, it never is.”
How uncritical news coverage feeds the AI hype machine
“The coverage tends to be led by industry sources and often takes claims about what the technology can and can’t do, and might be able to do in the future, at face value in ways that contribute to the hype cycle.”