Why Do Journalists Prefer Twitter to Facebook?

I spent the weekend at O'Reilly Media's "News Foo" conference, which brings together journalists, publishers, tech types, and Werewolf players. A lot of the attendees worked for major social networks like Facebook and Twitter, had bui ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oprah’s Book Club drops My Dark Vanessa as a pick because of Twitter controversy.

After the massive blowback from its selection of American Dirt—a book about the migrant experience widely denounced for having very little connection to the migrant experience (or to Mexico, where the book is set)—it makes sense that Oprah’s Book Club would make future selections more... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-05 17:20:51 UTC ]
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How Facebook’s early decisions set the stage for scandal

Steven Levy mines the company’s history and talks to its leaders to figure out where things went wrong. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Here are the finalists for the NYPL’s Helen Bernstein Award, which celebrates working journalists.

Since 1988, the New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism has been shining a light on journalists who call attention to vital current events or societal issues. The titles up for consideration this year tackle domestic violence, sexual harassment, mass... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-21 20:39:14 UTC ]
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California Freelancer Law Could Expand Exemptions for Journalists

California lawmakers are reconsidering a controversial provision to a newly implemented state law which limits freelance journalists to 35 articles per-year in the same publication before they must be considered full- or part-time employees, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez announced earlier this... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-02-18 17:45:45 UTC ]
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A journalist’s quest to bring murderous Klansmen to justice

Jerry Mitchell recounts how his reporting helped reopen cases against civil-rights-era killers. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Sphere pre-empts second book from Twitter comedian James Felton

Sphere will publish Sunburn: The Unofficial History of Britain’s Biggest Selling Newspaper in 99 Headlines by Twitter comedian James Felton.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Facebook's Ads Libraries isn't enough to keep NZ election clean

OPINION: Does seeing ad spend and number of advertisements really tell us that much? Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2020-02-07 16:00:00 UTC ]
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Sponcon Disclosure Lessons from Teen Vogue’s Facebook Article Controversy

As the lines between journalism and advertising become increasingly blurred, media companies must be on high alert for potential pitfalls around the failure to properly disclose sponsored content. The proper characterization of content as commercial advertising, and the proper disclosure of... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-01-09 00:40:34 UTC ]
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Elizabeth Wurtzel, journalist and author of Prozac Nation, dead at 52

Author of bestselling memoir about clinical depression, which made her ‘a hashtag before there was Twitter’, died from metastatic breast cancer Elizabeth Wurtzel, journalist and author of bestselling memoir Prozac Nation, has died at the age of 52.Writer David Samuels, Wurtzel’s friend since... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-07 16:51:54 UTC ]
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We blog, we tweet, we post to Facebook: Let’s instead savor the art of the essay

Three new collections — by D.H. Lawrence, Emmanuel Carrère and Greg Gerke — highlight the power of the form. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-19 19:00:00 UTC ]
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Reuters, Facebook Journalism Project Create E-Learning Course on Deepfakes

Multimedia news publisher Reuters teamed up with the Facebook Journalism Project on an e-learning course aimed at helping newsrooms more easily detect deepfakes and manipulated media. Identifying and Tackling Manipulated Media contains tips on identifying and rejecting manipulated video, images... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-12-17 19:35:26 UTC ]
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‘Richard Jewell’ is only the latest film to depict a female journalist trading sex for scoops

The persistence of this trope might say something about the barriers women in media continue to face. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2019-12-12 13:19:16 UTC ]
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After Ups and Downs, Facebook Referral Traffic to Publishers Stabilizes

Late last year, Facebook’s head of news partnerships, Campbell Brown, told any news publisher who would listen that publishers should Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-12-10 17:16:21 UTC ]
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After ups and downs, Facebook referral traffic to publishers stablizes

Late last year, Facebook’s head of news partnerships, Campbell Brown, told any news publisher who would listen that publishers should not rely on Facebook to play a major role in their business plans or strategies. Yet for most of this year, Facebook has acted as one of the most predictable... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-12-10 05:01:35 UTC ]
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“I prefer toilet paper to your empty and ignorant questions.” The Peter Handke drama rolls on.

Today saw two new developments in the ongoing Peter Handke controversy, which has set the literary world ablaze since October 10 when the Swedish Academy announced the Austrian writer/Slobodan Miloševic eulogist as the joint winner (with Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk) of the 2019 Prize. The first... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-06 20:05:06 UTC ]
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Obituary: Tom Spurgeon, Comics Journalist, Editor, Blogger, Dead at 50

Tom Spurgeon, author, editor, comics critic, blogger, and executive director of the Cartoon Crossroads Columbus comics festival, died of unknown causes in Columbus, Ohio, on November 13. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Even before Twitter, Dale Peck was stirring the pot. He’s at it again with a new book.

In his story collection ‘What Burns,’ Peck doubles down on his urge to unsettle. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-06 16:04:43 UTC ]
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Adobe, Twitter and the New York Times team up to fight digital fakes

Adobe, Twitter and the New York Times are tired of seeing fake media propagate, and they're teaming up to do something about it. The trio has launched a Content Authenticity Initiative that aims to create a standard for digital media attribution. I... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-11-05 00:34:00 UTC ]
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Kin Is Bringing 5 Lifestyle Shows to Facebook Watch

Lifestyle entertainment company Kin unveiled a slate of five shows for video destination Facebook Watch. The partnership is part of the social network's efforts to pair publishers with creators and public figures. The first five shows are currently in production: Tia Mowry's Quick Fix Presents... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-30 18:10:00 UTC ]
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25 Literary Agents to Follow on Twitter

Follow these 25 literary agents on Twitter to learn about their interests specifically and the business of writing in general. The post 25 Literary Agents to Follow on Twitter by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-10-28 22:31:24 UTC ]
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