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The new report from the Media Insight Project looks at millennials’ habits and attitudes toward news consumption: “I really wouldn’t pay for any type of news because as a citizen it’s my right to know the news.”
The attacks in Paris brought on a wave of reporting, speculation, and chatter on social media — the sort of news environment First Look Media’s newest venture is designed to sift through when news breaks.
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.
The nonprofit investigative outlet is working to connect sources with journalists from other news organizations to further its reporting on how schools physically restrain students.
There’s no easy fix for comments, which is why Knight’s spending $4 million on software they hope can fit any newsroom’s needs: “It should be a bunch of parts that you can assemble and reassemble.”
Plus: Piers Morgan hits the exits, options to break up the NSA, and the rest of the week’s news in journalism and tech.
Even as they try to beef up video views on their own sites, news outlets should stay aware of viral opportunities that might exist on other platforms like YouTube.