"We couldn't get the plans, but through the audience we managed to do it. I feel like screaming, hurray, how awesome."
At a time when both the public and algorithms are trying to understand what journalism means and how to distinguish between news and opinion, publishers should make it more clear what makes journalism special.
The newspaper tariffs are dead. How big a difference will that make to those whose businesses still depends on dead trees?
A Kickstarter campaign aims to raise $500,000 before January 8 to try to buy back and relaunch Gawker.com, which will be owned by a newly established nonprofit Gawker Foundation.
The crowd-funded news platform aims to combat fake news by combining professional journalism with volunteer fact checking: "news by the people and for the people."
"Once a month or so, that damn tweet would resurface."
Through its early history, podcasting seemed separated from the waves of change happening in other sectors of digital media. But today, it’s increasingly facing the same questions.
If only they knew what would unfold in the years and decades since.
Six months after it shut down, parts of Gigaom are relaunching, but they don’t look quite the same.
Think making money on mobile advertising is hard now? Think how much more difficult it will be with a significant share of your audience is blocking all your ads — all with a simple download from the App Store.
Using geotagged Instagram data, CityBeat tries — often unsuccessfully or belatedly — to find breaking news.
In this excerpt from his new book, Alfred Hermida explores the connection between moral violation and Facebook likes.
Algorithmic judgment is the uncanny valley of computing.
Business reporters flocking to the platform won’t radically change journalism, but it’s worth asking why users gather where they do.
Putting a person at the controls increased traffic and engagement by just about every measure. Now the question becomes: Is that boost worth the extra human effort?
In going after mugshot sites, a plaintiff in Toledo is seeking to make the right of publicity extend to non-endorsement uses of people’s images.
LazyTruth aims to automatically detect bogus claims and help guide you (or your hysterical relative) back to sanity.
Open-source software might at first seem easy for a news organization to get behind: It’s owned by no one, improved by everyone, and costs nothing to acquire. But after visiting the AJE newsroom this summer, it became apparent the much-heralded open-source movement was a lot more complicated, despite Al Jazeera’s advances.