Category: Magazine

Why It’s Important to Understand Social Media’s Dark History

It was in April 2016 that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced that the social media platform was providing its nearly two billion users the opportunity to livestream content. The move was viewed as a natural extension of the platform’s primary goal: providing a space for the average person to share their daily experiences, from the mundane...

Saying Goodbye to Anton Nossik, Godfather of the Russian Internet

Anton Nossik. Source: Facebook. Anton Nossik, a founding father of the Russian Internet, successful media entrepreneur, and popular blogger, died of a heart attack on June 9 while staying at a friend’s summer house outside Moscow. He was 51 years old. Often referred to as the “Godfather of the Russian Internet,” Nossik founded or led influential...

‘Trust Through Transparency’: Lessons In Drone Journalism

This piece was originally published by the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism as part of a new RJI series. It is used here with permission. As the news crew at KTVB in Boise, Idaho, has learned, launching their drone for news coverage can draw a crowd. Executive News Director Kate...

The Recipe That Created the ‘Social Media Revolution Election’ and 5 Tips for What To Do Next

This piece first appeared on Medium. Dear news media and tech, We really need to talk. Fake news during this election cycle presented a considerable problem that must be addressed. But let’s be real with each other. Real news had problems too — bigly. A year ago, before the primaries began, I said in Fortune that the U. S....

Makedonska tradicija se nastavlja: Twitter kalendar sa golim telima pomaže u promovisanju zaštite od HIV/AIDS-a

Twitter Kalendar za 2017. Fotografije: Zvonko Plavevski i Dimitar Petrovski; Objavljuje se pod licencom CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. Novi humanitarni kalendar sa golim telima, s umetničkim fotografijama makedonskih korisnika Twittera, je predstavljen u Skoplju 1.decembra 2016. godine, kao deo programa podizanja svesti o zaštiti od HIV/AIDS-a. Kalendar je rezultat entuzijazma neplaćenih volontera — osam žena i dva...