Ferguson

  • The World In ‘Scope

    The World In ‘Scope

    Movies, financial markets and fashion trends all fall into frenzies, dips and lulls. Consumer apps are much the same. Whether it’s photo-sharing, anonymity or live streaming, it seems that a confluence of apps all doing similar things at the same time is a natural occurrence. Read More

  • Beacon Is Crowdfunding Journalism In Ferguson, Missouri

    Beacon Is Crowdfunding Journalism In Ferguson, Missouri

    Now this is a startup crowdfunding campaign that I can get behind. Beacon, a Y Combinator-backed startup for crowdfunding journalism, has started a campaign for original news coverage of the protests and police response in Ferguson, Missouri. Read More

  • Why #Ferguson Wasn’t Trending For Some Social Media Users Last Night

    Why #Ferguson Wasn’t Trending For Some Social Media Users Last Night

    As the situation worsened for a fifth night in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, where protestors were met with rubber bullets and tear gas, journalists were arrested, and many were asking how something like this could happen in America, a number of people following the events in real-time on social networks like Facebook and Twitter had a few questions of their own. For starters… Read More