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Facebook’s Trending Feature Just Got A Lot Better (And Mobile)

Facebook’s Trending Feature Just Got A Lot Better (And Mobile)

By Chris Crum December 10, 2014

Facebook announced some updates to its Trending feature, including availability on mobile and new sections for different types of content. Availability on mobile is pretty self-explanatory other than to say it will only be available in the US for the …

Robin Roberts To Be Honored With Award

Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts will be the recipient of the 2014 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism from Arizona State University’s Cronkite School. The school revealed that Roberts would be receiving the award on October 6 during …

Facebook Exec Ironically Rants About State of Media Facebook Exec Ironically Rants About State of Media

You’d probably laugh if some higher up at Little Caesars posted an epic diatribe blasting the state of modern pizza. You might scratch your head if this exec, let’s call him Bob, ranted about lesser quality pizza, and how the …

Platform Companies Alter Digital Content Creation Platform Companies Alter Digital Content Creation

A group of companies is seeking to change the face of content creation and alter how brands are able to connect with target audiences online. They’re attempting to make an impact on the online news industry in a way that’s …

CNN Fires News Editor for 50 Instances of Plagiarism CNN Fires News Editor for 50 Instances of Plagiarism

CNN has fired a news editor after they discovered around 50 instances of plagiarism in her articles. Marie-Louise Gumuchian has been terminated after CNN’s internal investigation. According to the company, Gumuchian wrote frequently about international events–especially in Africa, Europe, and …

Sometimes Facebook Recommends Fake News Sometimes Facebook Recommends Fake News

Facebook is drawing some criticism for recommending questionable content to users with its “related articles” algorithm. Given the company’s recent focus on becoming a news provider, that’s not a good thing. In December, Facebook began displaying sets of articles under …

Facebook Launches FB Newswire For Journalists Facebook Launches FB Newswire For Journalists

Facebook announced the launch of FB Newswire on Thursday. It’s powered by Storyful, and is described as a way for journalists and newsrooms to find, share, and embed newsworthy content from Facebook. This is keeping in line with other recent …

Bezos And Others Give Business Insider $12 Million Bezos And Others Give Business Insider $12 Million

Business Insider announced on Wednesday that it has raised a new $12 million round of funding from existing investors including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Others include IVP, RRE, and Gordon Crovitz. According to CEO Henry Blodget, Business Insider will use …

Snowplow TV Reporter: Snow ‘Videobombs’ Standup Snowplow TV Reporter: Snow ‘Videobombs’ Standup

Some snowplows take snowball fighting a little too far. During a live TV coverage Monday morning in Salem County, New Jersey, one of Philadelphia’s local reporters was crushed by a wave of snow. WTXF-TV Fox 29′s Steve Keeley was reporting about the trendy snowstorm …

Garrick Utley: NBC News Correspondent Dies at 74

One of the most legendary broadcast news correspondents has passed away from prostate cancer. Garrick Utley was 74-years-old when he died in his New York home Thursday night.  He’s been battling the illness for two years. In a very extensive …

Maria Bartiromo Officially Going to FOX Business

In November it was announced that Maria Bartiromo would be leaving CNBC after spending 20 years as an anchor at the network. Bartiromo has now found a new home – FOX Business News. Starting February 1st Bartiromo will anchor a …

Katie Couric Officially Works For Yahoo Katie Couric Officially Works For Yahoo

Yahoo continues to add high-profile names to Yahoo News with the addition of Katie Couric to the staff as its new Global Anchor. CEO Marissa Mayer announced the news this morning via blog post, sharing her enthusiasm about the acquisition. …

Pitchfork Tackles Print with New Quarterly Pitchfork Tackles Print with New Quarterly

The internet-only music publication Pitchfork is finally wading into the world of print. On December 14th, Pitchfork Media will debut the first issue of The Pitchfork Review, a new quarterly magazine that will focus on “long-form feature stories, photography, design, …

Elon Musk Calls Media Coverage of Tesla Unreasonable Elon Musk Calls Media Coverage of Tesla Unreasonable
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In the past couple of months, several fires have broken out as a result of accidents involving Tesla Model S cars and multiple purchasers. As the company fought to repair the damage, their stock price zig-zagged as if it were …

Yahoo News Gets Another New York Times Columnist Yahoo News Gets Another New York Times Columnist
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Yahoo continues to build its news team, adding Matt Bai as a new Yahoo News National Political Columnist. Bai is the former chief political correspondent for the New York Times Magazine.Yahoo says in his new role he’ll offer “unique commentary …

Dan Rather Not Involved in NBC’s JFK Coverage
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Legendary journalist Dan Rather was instrumental during the original coverage of the JFK assassination; however, CBS has not asked him to participate in coverage for the 50th anniversary. Rather reported for CBS in 1963 on the day of the assassination …

Facebook Gives Publishers 'Stories to Share' Tool Facebook Gives Publishers 'Stories to Share' Tool

Facebook announced today that it is giving media organizations a new tool on their Facebook Pages, suggesting content from their sites that they may wish to share with their followers. Right now, the “Stories to Share” feature is only being …