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Topic “social media”

Daily News Digest: Journalists in Vale do Aço, Brazil are "indignant, terrified" after the murder of two colleagues

  • Journalists in Vale do Aço, Brazil are indignant and terrified after the murder of two colleagues, with hints of police involvement, in a period of a few weeks. [CPJ]

NPR's Andy Carvin @ ISOJ: Journalists must rethink their role in world of constant social media chatter

Robert Quigley (L), senior lecturer at the UT-Austin School of Journalism, interviews Andy Carvin, NPR social media desk senior strategist (R). Day one of ISOJ . Erika Rich/ For The Knight Center

Daily News Digest: In growing trend of lean startups, virtual newsroom wins Pulitzer Prize

  • In growing trend of lean startup news organizations, InsideClimate News wins Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. The site received the award for its coverage of oil pipe regulations.  [The New York Times]

Boston Marathon bombing underscores need for thorough, responsible coverage of tragic breaking news

     Boylston Street in Boston after the bombing. Source: John Tlumacki, The Boston Globe Sports Read more »


After threats from organized crime, citizen journalist's social media accounts in Mexico go dark without explanation

Update, April 3: The Facebook page Responsabilidad por Tamaulipas, a group that claims affiliation with the curator of the Valor por Tamaulipas social media accounts, posted a statement on Monday, April 1, announcing that the feeds would be temporarily suspended. Read more »


Facebook's re-designed News Feed promises to be a "personalized newspaper"

Screenshot of sharing features as part of Facebook's revamped News Feed. Source: Facebook + Journalists


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