Facebook is bringing Instant Articles to more emerging markets in Asia

IBTimes :: Facebook is looking to connect the billions of people still without Internet access, by using satellites, drones and lasers as well as its Internet.org philanthropic efforts, and as part of that push is now set to include Instant Articles

Read David Gilbert, www.ibtimes.com

How the media blew reporting the Chicago cop’s shooting of a teen

Poynter :: The video has now been seen around the world, sparking outrage and a rare first-degree murder charge against a Chicago police officer.

Read James Warren, www.poynter.org

How participatory journalism turns news consumers into collaborators

Nieman Lab :: Involving news consumers in the reporting process can improve stories and enhance audience engagement.

Read Olivia Koski, niemanreports.org

Google shares location, search data store traffic patterns for the first fime

Mediapost :: Google has pulled data from Google Maps showing where people tend to shop on Black Friday. The data, shared for the first time, analyzes store traffic pattern by looking at mobile location history data in aggregate, as well as search trends.

Read (author unknown), www.mediapost.com

Reporter who forced release of Laquan McDonald video is barred from news event

New York Times :: The freelance journalist whose lawsuit forced the Chicago Police Department to release video of a fatal police shooting of a black teenager says he was barred from attending a news conference with the mayor and police superintendent on Tuesday.

Read Ashley Southall, www.nytimes.com

Polish online TV app sets new record

Broadband TV News :: The app for the Polish online TV service Ipla has now been downloaded over 5 million times on Android devices.

Read Chris Dziadul, www.broadbandtvnews.com

Daily News Innovation Lab 'Conversations': Ho data is changing media companies

NY Daily News :: The news industry's heritage may be the written word, but its future may be written in data. 

Read Kristen A. Lee, www.nydailynews.com