Every week I keep tabs on what’s trending, new technology and consumer habits that impact the social web. These are summed up in a round-up called Social Pulse. Read on!Read More Social Pulse, Week of 12-23
When designers create a personalized news app, they aren’t just designing software. They are creating a platform that participates in constructing an idea of news. An app can give you exactly the type of stories you’re interested in soccer and marmots only, please or it can suggest and display stories that it suspects you should be reading. You can, […]Read More Nieman Journalism Lab: Designer or journalist – Who shapes the news you read?
Explainer posts and “Top XX Reasons Why” posts are rooted in the notion that we want more than the 5w’s lede. Consumers desire more than the “http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nut_graph.” And with the popularity of sites like Five Thirty Eight and Upworthy, it’s worthy studying a bit… Try this: Make a list with two simple columns. On the […]Read More Nieman Journalism Lab on the newsonomics of how and why