Charles Duhigg and David Barboza’s chat about poor working conditions at high-tech device … Read more
Complaining about riding the bus is sport in San Francisco. So when we started Muni Diaries, a website documenting stories that happen on public transit, there was a high chance that our website could devolve into a cesspool of … Read more
A week before Thanksgiving, conservative news site TheBlaze.com posted a story about whether retail stores should be open on the holiday. The post received more than 120,000 responses in less than two days, reaching 140,000 by the end of the … Read more
"What if readers were able to help newsdesks work out which stories were worth investing precious reporting resources in? What if all those experts who delight in telling us what's wrong with our stories after they've been published could be enlisted into giving us more clues beforehand? What if the process of working out what to investigate actually becomes part of the news itself?"Earlier: New Guardian digital focus to center on ‘open journalism on the Web’
"Obviously, we're not planning to list all our exclusives or embargoed content and we'll also have to be careful not to say anything legally sensitive or unsubstantiated. Nonetheless, we think there are lots of routine things that we list every day which might provoke interesting responses from readers."
With changes announced last week, Facebook aims at making a major transition from a content discovery and sharing engine to a platform for the consumption and distribution of content.
In the old Facebook, we used Like and Share buttons and … Read more
Journalists have new ways to use the group video chat Hangouts in Google+ thanks to new features announced today. A new version called “Hangouts On Air” allows a discussion to be publicly livestreamed and recorded.
Some news organizations have used … Read more
WSLS in Roanoke, Va., recently replaced a two-year-old newscast that relied heavily on social media with a more traditional program. After a while, the novelty wore off, Diana Marszalek reports. Several local television newscasts are experimenting with interactive social … Read more