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(Kevin Anderson, managing producer, digital media, @ideastream. Expert in digital transformation with experience as an innovator and leader at the BBC, The Guardian and Gannett.)
What journalists need to know about building a LinkedIn profile. How the internet is radicalising white men and social platforms are amplifying white supremacist voices. Citizen, an app for reporting local crime. Intercept announces cuts.
– Mar 16, 2:00 PM
Facebook is facing explosive new questions about when senior executives knew of Cambridge Analytica's abuse of users' data, one year on from when the scandal first broke, as federal prosecutors investigate claims that the social media giant has…
Mr AndersonRT @raju: Realize it all feels like it is all the same. But pay attention to this new story from @carolecadwalla: @Facebook faces fresh questions over when it knew of data harvesting | via @guardian
The New York Times
Javier C. Hernández
– Mar 16, 6:04 AM
BEIJING — She was known as China's clickbait queen, an irreverent blogger who prescribed shopping to combat sadness (“better than sex, orgasms, strawberry cake”) and makeovers to win back cheating husbands (“men are…
Mr AndersonIt is part of a larger crackdown on 'the more than one million self-help gurus, novelists, sportswriters and other independent writers who make up the so-called 'self-media.''
Analysis by Alex Koppelman, CNN Business
– Mar 17, 2:38 PM
New York (CNN Business) Among the many tragedies of the massacre at two New Zealand mosques on Friday is a bitter irony: The terrorist who killed at least 50 people in an Islamophobic attack resembled in many ways a member of ISIS. If his life had…
Mr AndersonRT @AlexKoppelman: Came out of writing retirement for this piece on how the internet is radicalizing angry white men and what big tech could do about it -- and isn't:
In the 1960s, reporters became attuned to the power they had over the public's attention, and some tried to use it judiciously. While white supremacists, especially members of the Ku Klux Klan, offered privileged insider access to reporters who…
Mr Anderson RT @danteramos: Hate groups are expert manipulators of today's tech and media ecosystem, and they're only getting better at it. But the tech platforms, @BostonJoan writes, either don't understand or can't fix what they've built.
JSK Class of 2019
– Mar 15, 11:35 AM
In my second quarter as a John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford, I have been largely focused on my project, which has taken me into the homes of strangers to talk to them about their relationships with news, disinformation and the…
Mr Anderson RT @mjenkins: There is a lot that journalism should take to heart from the practice of ethnography, not the least of which is how we think about that elusive concept of objectivity.
Tyrannical regimes seek to control what their populations read, see and hear, lest the people obtain information that might encourage them to question the power that subjugates them. Some go to extraordinary lengths, reaching far outside their…
Mr AndersonRT @GreensladeR: More British journalists should shout louder on behalf of their colleagues at BBC Persia who face intolerable pressure from the Iranian authorities
London School of Economics and Political Science
– Mar 16, 4:34 AM
The shocking attack in New Zealand is a reminder that terrorism is above all a media act. Without publicity there would be no point for the terrorist. They are attempts to show their power, recruit supporters, encourage emulators, to disrupt…
Mr AndersonRT @johncthompson Reporting Terror: First Lessons From New Zealand - London School of Economics and Political Science
On Wednesday, First Look Media delivered the latest in a flurry of bad news for digital media: the company, which includes The Intercept and was founded by a tech billionaire turned Twitter critic of Donald Trump, said it could no longer afford its…
– Feb 27, 3:19 AM
Daniela Teixeira is a journalism student at the University of the Arts London. Journalism students up and down the country receive lots of guidance throughout their studies on breaking into the industry. Go-to advice usually ranges from nailing…
Mr AndersonRT @corinne_podger Great advice. I work with my journalism students to build a LinkedIn profile before they graduate & explain how to search for work. Such an empowering platform.