Comparing live-streaming apps 11/22/16

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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It’s never been easier to just hop on a live video stream and broadcast to the world from wherever you are. So now that anyone with a smartphone can do this, the question is which tool makes the most sense to use? In this episode, we compare three different live-streaming services: Facebook Live, Kanvas for Tumblr and Periscope. We also take a look at what YouTube has in development for going live.

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How Mashable attracts 'the Connected Generation' 2/3/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we visit Mashable’s New York City headquarters to learn how the staff stays on top of the fast-moving social conversation. Managing Editor Jonathan Ellis and Deputy Managing Editor Amanda Wills say the key is a team-oriented culture combined with an ability to predict viral hits.

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