Category: Journalism and Media

Making Distributed Content Work In News

Many companies like Facebook and Snapchat are asking the media to forgo their websites and and publish directly to their platforms. Each of the panelist briefly talked about their companies and some of the opportunities and challenges of distributed content. Kim Bui, Deputy Managing Editor at reported.ly, talks about where the team is dispersed throughout the...

New York Times Reality Through VR-Tinted Glasses

When the New York Times came out with virtuality content, some may have been skeptical. It can be unexpected for a giant in print journalism to come out with content on such a new platform, and lovers of investigative print journalism may have some fears. Mark Thompson, President and CEO of The New York Times...

Comedy Journalism: Why It’s Here To Stay

Keli Dailey is at SXSW to tell us comedy journalism is real journalism. At her SXSW Interactive panel “Comedy is the New Journalism,” Dailey took the audience through several comedy news clips, why they’re relevant as well as providing some comedy herself. She started with a few quips about Jon Stewart and his legacy (“Stewart’s...

SXSWistful

I’m sitting in a darkened theater watching a comedy show. The room seats 90 people. It’s a late show, and I only stayed out because there’s a writer from The Daily Show performing. Then the host comes out and says, “We have a very special guest with us tonight…Mr. Judd Apatow.” That’s right, the director...