The best Google Chrome extensions for journalists to use, which media outlets decided to show Charlie Hebdo images and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.
Google Chrome browser extensions for journalists
Browser extensions can speed up daily tasks by creating shortcuts to useful tools and information without requiring you to fire up a new application every time. Here are 16 Google Chrome extensions to help you monitor social media feeds and statistics, organize tasks and emails and more. (Journalism.co.uk, 1/7)
Online outlets showed Hebdo images but offline media didn’t. Why?
As the world struggled to understand the violence in Paris, where 12 cartoonists and other staff at the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo were gunned down by Islamic extremists, media outlets were faced with a challenge: Should they publish the offensive images that may have helped trigger that violence? (Gigaom, 1/8)
Twitter’s new video feature is only a few weeks away
Twitter is planning to unveil its new video product in the next few weeks, according to sources familiar with the company’s plans. The feature, which will allow users to shoot, edit and post video directly through the app, is Twitter’s attempt to get more clips on the service — and more engagement. (Re/code, 1/8)
HuffPost CEO Jimmy Maymann: 'A great year for digital media'
The Huffington Post CEO Jimmy Maymann, crowing about not just growing traffic but also higher ad rates, is understandably bullish on the digital media landscape. From his seat at the head of a media outlet that’s “growing on all fronts,” Maymann recently sat down with Digiday to discuss the past year in digital media and what it spells for 2015. (Digiday, 1/5)
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