Media Insider: The Atlantic Taps Into Archives, HuffPo Launches Teen Newsletter, FAMU Launches 24-Hour Black News Network

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round-up of media stories from the week. NIEMANLAB | LAURA HAZARD OWN The Atlantic Brings Readers Into Its Archives With Timelines Based On Their Birthdays The Atlantic launched “The Atlantic Life Timeline” to celebrate its 160-year anniversary. The feature will let readers explore original content published by The Atlantic staff,…

Media Insider: Snapchat Launches Universal Search, Facebook De-Emphasizing Live Video To Publishers, Axios Replicates Twitter

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. Snapchat Launches Universal Search To Simplify Navigation (TechCrunch) Finding content and conversations most important to you will be much easier with Snapchat’s new universal search feature. The search bar will appear at the top of the app, reports TechCrunch,…

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How Augmented Reality and Empathetic Storytelling is Changing Audience Engagement

In an ever-evolving media landscape, journalists and content creators are struggling to “catch” as many eyes on their content as possible, but new augmented reality apps like Pokémon GO offer innovative avenues for storytelling. For the unfamiliar, augmented reality is a new form of virtual reality, which supplements or “augments” real-life interactions with the physical…