Google shares its sources, and a new AI-powered social app Paid Members Public
Some big changes to Google coming that publishers need to be aware of. An interesting new app that could facilitate community conversations — with the help of AI. And why games aren't just about fun any more.
Andrea Faye Hart: creating a brave space for civic engagement Paid Members Public
Is a more engaged and representative journalism the pathway to more sustainable local news? Chicago's City Bureau thinks so, and is setting out to prove it.
The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is taking community seriously with its latest hire Paid Members Public
The Bureau of Investigative Journalism has hired a community organiser [https://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/blog/2017-11-20/the-bureau-hires-journalisms-first-community-organiser] , Kirsty Styles [https://twitter.com/kirstystyles1]: > We see ourselves as serving both the journalists/members of our network and the disparate communities that they serve across the country. By bringing these two crucial
The new original sin of online publishing Paid Members Public
John Battelle thinks we actually figured out online publishing a decade ago – and then we screwed it up. How? We handed power to the social networks [https://shift.newco.co/we-can-fix-this-f-cking-mess-bf6595ac6ccd#.f5u7l6i6x]: > Again, for emphasis: despite all the whizzy bang-y social media we’ve invented these past ten years, I
Fighting trolling with academic rigour Paid Members Public
Trolling – hostile, provocative anti-social behaviour – is one of the biggest challenges to any large-scale online community – and that includes comment sections on mainstream publications. The problem is far, far bigger in the online gaming world, though. And one of the biggest games in the eSports sector – League of Legends [http:
Naming and shaming is not a community management strategy Paid Members Public
The Bristol Post named and shamed abusive commentators. But that was the easy option.