Brown Moses Blog:
Brown Moses launching crowdfunding campaign July 14 for open investigations site, Bellingcat — Brown Moses Announces Bellingcat - Open Source Investigations For All — I have big news to announce. I will be launching a website called Bellingcat. — As a champion of open source tools …
Discussion: @journalismfest, @alastairreid3, @peterjukes, @peterjukes and @joannauk
Journalism Festival / @journalismfest: “Open Source Investigations For All”: @Brown_Moses will be launching a website soon, called @bellingcat http://brown-moses.blogspot.it/ ...
Alastair Reid / @alastairreid3: .@Brown_Moses to launch new site @Bellingcat, announcement here http://brown-moses.blogspot.co.uk/ ... our interview here http://www.journalism.co.uk/ ...
Peter Jukes / @peterjukes: Oops: ignore last link. Here's @Brown_Moses great new project: Bellingcat http://brown-moses.blogspot.co.uk/ ... Proud to be part of it @bellingcat
Peter Jukes / @peterjukes: A more dangerous question than ‘who watches the watchmen?’: who will dare put the bell on the cat? @bellingcat http://en.wikipedia.org/...
Jemima Kiss / Guardian:
BBC appoints Matthew Postgate as chief technology officer — Current controller of research and development was part of the management team that created iPlayer and built mobile services — The BBC has announced that it has appointed Matthew Postgate as its chief technology officer.
Discussion: broadcastnow.co.uk and bbc.co.uk
George Bevir / broadcastnow.co.uk: BBC appoints new chief technology officer
Emma Bazilian / Adweek:
How Veteran TV Exec Dawn Ostroff Is Taking Condé Nast Beyond Print: A dozen films at studios, more than 30 in development — The century-old magazine giant Condé Nast made an eyebrow-raising announcement in October 2011. Faced with declining print revenue, the company said it was getting into the entertainment business.
Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY:
New York Times shutting down India Ink, its first country specific blog — NY Times Shutters Another Blog — The Great New York Times Blog Shutdown of 2014 continues. The Times has announced that it's shuttering India Ink, its first country-specific blog.
Discussion: India Ink
Wall Street Journal:
ESPN And Univision Want Rivals to Stop Showing World Cup Goals … Soccer fans seek their fix of blistering goals and near misses not just on TV, but on social media services and their favorite sports sites, too. Now, World Cup rights-holders are trying to stop digital competitors …
Discussion: Nieman Journalism Lab, @timkarr, @bluechoochoo, @digitalshields, @reckless, @bryandfischer, @stephlauren, @perlberg and @davidbegnaud
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Journalism Lab: FIFA has cracked down on that World Cup Twitter bot (and other people tweeting and Vining and GIFing goals)
Andréa Lopez / @bluechoochoo: ESPN + @univision, you're on wrong side of history MT @NiemanLab: FIFA cracking down on World Cup Twitter bot http://nie.mn/1mBXebV
Mike Shields / @digitalshields: ESPN & Univision to SB Nation: dude, stopping Vining my goals (cause I paid bazillion for World Cup rights) http://blogs.wsj.com/...
Nilay Patel / @reckless: “SB Nation, one of the chief purveyors of quick World Cup content, has had two accounts suspended on Vine.” http://blogs.wsj.com/...
Bryan Fischer / @bryandfischer: Was wondering when this would happen and I'm slightly surprised it took this long for ESPN/Univision to do it: http://blogs.wsj.com/...
Stephanie Haberman / @stephlauren: You should probably stop embedding Instagrams & Vines of World Cup action. Because law. http://blogs.wsj.com/...
Steven Perlberg / @perlberg: FIFA / ESPN / Univision are none too pleased about all those vines of goals you're seeing this World Cup http://blogs.wsj.com/...
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
The Young Turks, with 68M views/month, generates $400 in one week from YouTube's Fan Funding — Online news channel chosen to test YouTube's ‘Fan Funding’ — The dialog box for YouTube's new Fan Funding program. This one features Poynter fellow Ben Mullin.
Chris Leo Palermino / Billboard:
After a Year of Experimentation, BitTorrent Bundle Wants to Make Artists (and Itself) Money — After hitting the ‘100 million’ milestone, BitTorrent, the data transfer protocol long associated with piracy, continues to try and clear its name. — One year and 100 million legal downloads later …
Discussion: @benpobjoy, @milesmaker, @alec_empire and hypebot
Ben Pobjoy / @benpobjoy: .@MattMason says it best, “The internet that artists have today is not what they were promised.” - http://www.billboard.com/...
Miles Maker / @milesmaker: 100 million legal downloads later http://www.billboard.com/... distributing a free and gated content combo @BitTorrent http://twitter.com/...
Alec Empire / @alec_empire: “We've got YouTube shutting the door on independent artists. We've got Spotify becoming Clear Channel.” http://www.billboard.com/... @BitTorrent
Axegrinder / Press Gazette:
'I'm the one the Daily Mail warned you about' - Guardian launches T-shirt range mocking its adversaries — First came the newspaper. Then came the website. Then, some time later, came the Shoreditch coffee shop. Now The Guardian has launched a range of T-shirts.
Craig Silverman / Poynter.:
Truth Goggles launches as an annotation tool for journalists — When Dan Schultz first described Truth Goggles close to three years go, he deemed it a “magic button” that could tell you “what is true and what is false on the web site you are viewing.” — That concept - which Schultz refers to as the …
Matthew Eltringham / College of Journalism feed:
BBC opens up its multi-lingual College of Journalism globally for free — Welcome: Our website is now open to the world — BBC News studio with Huw Edwards When the BBC College of Journalism website was first launched it was designed for and aimed at a purely internal BBC audience.
Discussion: @hermida, @mscott, Online Journalism Blog, @bbccollege, @trushar, @acwils, @smurray38 and @marcsettle
Alfred Hermida / @hermida: Great resource for #journalism #education: BBC College of Journalism website is now accessible outside the UK http://www.bbc.co.uk/...
Mark Scott / @mscott: Terrific initiative. The BBC College of Journalism site - now available free. So much good stuff here http://www.bbc.co.uk/...
Paul Bradshaw / Online Journalism Blog: BBC College of Journalism website now available outside the UK
BBC Journalism / @bbccollege: The @BBCNews style guide http://www.bbc.co.uk/... now free worldwide, as College of Journalism website goes global http://www.bbc.co.uk/...
Trushar Barot / @trushar: The @BBCCollege website is now available to view internationally - a fantastic journalism resource: http://www.bbc.co.uk/...
Andrew Wilson / @acwils: First only for BBC staff. Then free to everyone in the UK. Now open to the world. Brilliant @BBCCollege website.http://www.bbc.co.uk/ ...
Stephen Murray / @smurray38: The BBC's splendid College of Journalism @BBCCollege - previously subscription only - is now open to all-comers http://www.bbc.co.uk/...
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
New York Times Reporter Apologizes To Iraqi Journalists After ‘Bribe’ Tweets — NEW YORK — New York Times foreign correspondent Rod Nordland apologized to Iraqi journalists on Monday after claiming in a series of tweets this past weekend that an Iraqi army official had given cash payments to members of the press.
Discussion: @rodnordland, @rodnordland, Washington Post and @rodnordland
Rod Nordland / @rodnordland: My apologies to Iraqi journalists who are blameless, which I'm sure is most of them. pic.twitter.com/HNGfESd5NF
Rod Nordland / @rodnordland: The mystery of Gen Atta's heavily attended presser solved: entire press corps bribed. pic.twitter.com/l9UPtCfj2P
Loveday Morris / Washington Post: Iraq's new ‘Baghdad Bob’ sees positive side as military faces rout
Julian Chokkattu / TechCrunch:
US National Archives To Upload All Holdings To Wikimedia Commons — Ever since the National Archives and Record Administration launched the Open Government Plan in 2010, it has increasingly been uploading content to Wikipedia to digitize and gain a wider reach for its holdings.
Merrill Barr / Forbes:
The ‘Community’ Renewal by Yahoo! is a Glimpse Into Television's Future — Community lives! — There's been a lot of talk in recent weeks regarding what would happen to NBC's recently cancelled cult hit. Originally, reports claimed the only saving grace for the series was a pick-up by Hulu …
Discussion: Deadline.com, Hollywood Reporter, Vulture, Gigaom, Inside TV, AdAge, Wired and VentureBeat
Lesley Goldberg / Hollywood Reporter: ‘Community’ Returning for Sixth Season on Yahoo Screen
Josef Adalian / Vulture: Community Moving to Yahoo for 6th Season
Janko Roettgers / Gigaom: Yahoo is reviving Community with a new 6th season
James Hibberd / Inside TV: ‘Community’ saved! Yahoo orders sixth season
Tim Peterson / AdAge: Yahoo Picks Up NBC's ‘Community’ to Beef Up Video Service
Rachel Edidin / Wired: Community Will Get a Sixth Season—Thanks to Yahoo
Carl Franzen / The Verge:
‘Reading Rainbow’ revival is the most popular Kickstarter project ever — The hit children's reading show gained big support from Seth MacFarlane, Veronica Mars, Pebble and OUYA — It's one for the record books. Reading Rainbow, the popular and critically acclaimed children's educational series …
Discussion: @kickstarter, Business Insider, VentureBeat and TechCrunch
@kickstarter: Reading Rainbow just crushed the record for most backers ever! https://www.kickstarter.com/ ... pic.twitter.com/ygsCxomJmb
Madeline Stone / Business Insider: The Kickstarter Campaign To Bring Back ‘Reading Rainbow’ Just Broke The Record For Most Backers Ever
Barry Levine / VentureBeat: Reading Rainbow fans break record for series-turned-app
Ina Fried / Re/code:
Twitter Scoops Up AdTech Firm Tap Commerce for Around $100 Million — Twitter is in the process of acquiring Tap Commerce, a New York-based mobile advertising technology firm, according to sources familiar with the situation. The deal is expected to be announced later on Monday.
Discussion: TechCrunch, The Twitter Blog, Wall Street Journal, SocialTimes, TapCommerce Insights, Electronista, ZDNet, @kevinweil, VatorNews, New York Times, AdAge, The Next Web, Variety, Gigaom, @peterhamilton, @antoniogm, @mfg, @rsarver, VentureBeat and Mashable
Richard Alfonsi / The Twitter Blog: Welcoming TapCommerce to the flock
Mike Shields / Wall Street Journal: CMO Today: Yahoo Resurrects Community
Brianclong / TapCommerce Insights: TapCommerce joins the Twitter family
Charlie Osborne / ZDNet: Twitter buys Tap Commerce in mobile advertising push
Kevin Weil / @kevinweil: It's a big day for mobile app advertising and Twitter. We've agreed to acquire TapCommerce! https://blog.twitter.com/...
Steven Loeb / VatorNews: Twitter buys mobile ad retargeting startup TapCommerce
Roberto Baldwin / The Next Web: Twitter acquires mobile ad-buying platform TapCommerce to bolster its ad strategy
Todd Spangler / Variety: Twitter Acquires Mobile-Ad Startup TapCommerce
Lauren Hockenson / Gigaom: Twitter acquired mobile ad startup TapCommerce
Peter Hamilton / @peterhamilton: Man, what a big day for @twitterads! I'm really excited for the team @adambain @kevinweil @keltonlynn @mnengle @katja http://recode.net/...
Antonio Garcia / @antoniogm: Huge. Between this, MoPub, and Namo, Twitter is buying or building every element of the ad stack of the future.... http://recode.net/...
Micah Gantman / @mfg: Wow another one today! Congratulations to @BrianCLong @tgeisenheimer and the TapCommerce team! Twitter making moves http://recode.net/...
Ryan Sarver / @rsarver: Super smart move. Mobile retargeting is going to be big “Twitter Scoops Up AdTech Firm TapCommerce for Around $100M” http://recode.net/...
Kia Kokalitcheva / VentureBeat: Twitter buys ad-tech startup Tap Commerce for $100M
Seth Fiegerman / Mashable: Twitter to Acquire TapCommerce, a Mobile Ad Retargeting Service