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The goal of the project was “to infuse Instagram with original news reporting created by teens for teens.”
“When I was a beat reporter, I used to look at national news and say: How can I localize this? I feel like this is the other way around: What’s going on in our community that people can relate to across all platforms?”
For the past decade, location-tagged tweets have been a useful (if imperfect) tool for anyone trying to connect time, place, and information in ways that told us something about the world.
The social media platform will help media organisations monetise content, including a dedicated space for news and a Facebook-powered subscription tool.
As Jessica Yellin kicks off the book tour for her debut novel, Savage News — a juicy, funny page-turner about a young female reporter trying to prove herself in a crazy political climate — she explains the mission and heart behind her Instagram journalism.
One benefit of Snap’s Curated Our Stories product is it does not require a huge staff, compared to traditional Snapchat channels.
Bellingcat’s Henk van Ess explains how you can use Instagram for verification.
Speaking at Newsrewired (6 March), Jonathan Paterson, editor, digital video, BBC News said that solutions journalism can hold the key to engaging young, social media-savvy audiences with strong visual content
Starting in May, Facebook will also solicit ideas for ways to build community through local news, looking for around 100 participants to receive funding and mentorship.