Articles about "Quora"

Quora makes answers embeddable for easier use by journalists

Quora The social question-and-answer website Quora released a new feature today that makes it easier for journalists and other publishers to quote from the expert answers posted on the network. Just highlight specific text in an answer and click the "embed quote" button, or go to the bottom of the answer and click the "embed" link to grab the whole thing. The popup provides an embed code to paste into your story. (more...)
1 Comment

New York Times journalists to hold ‘office hours’ on Quora

Quora Three New York Times journalists are using the question-and-answer site Quora to engage with readers about their recently published books, Times Associate Managing Editor Jim Schachter wrote today. Schachter also said in the comments that this is a test. He followed up by email to say "We'll have to see how it goes before we would even think about embedding Quora on" The series kicks off tomorrow with Diana Henriques answering questions from 3 to 4 p.m. EST about her Bernie Madoff book "Wizard of Lies." Gretchen Morgenson and Adam Bryant will follow in the coming weeks. ReadWriteWeb's Marshall Kirkpatrick offers early praise:
"Very nice idea. The rest of us get to see the Q&A go down in real time, with all the interest data and social recommendations on topics that user accounts carry with them. Verified identities. Will questions and answers get voted up and down? Will this be embedded in the NYT site? Such a cool idea."
Earlier: 6 ways journalists can use Quora

6 ways journalists can use Quora as tool to report, share ideas

Quora, the fast-growing question and answer site, has become increasingly popular among journalists.

In a phone interview, Quora co-founder Adam D’Angelo attributed the site’s recent growth to an increase in media coverage and traffic from Twitter, among other factors. Because

Read more

NPR using Instagram for photo sharing, is it the next big thing?

Mashable / Lost Remote

Lauren Indvik reports that NPR’s latest foray into social media utilizes the iPhone photo sharing app Instagram:

“As far as we’re aware, NPR is the first media organization to use Instagram as an official tool

Read more