Tag: aereo

by Julie Keck

1. Patch is laying off hundreds of employees on Friday (Romenesco) 2. Labavit, the secure email service Edward Snowden reportedly used, shuts down under pressure (Quartz) 3. Apple’s Tim Cook, tech executives meet with Barack Obama to talk surveillance (Politico) 4. Tumblr founder to get $81 million to remain at Yahoo (ABC News) 5. Amid [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NSA using top-secret program to mine online data of millions of Americans (The Guardian) 2. Google Now and Google Glass could become your hyperlocal news readers (GigaOm) 3. Facebook takes on Twitter with embeddable statuses and photos – but there’s a catch (The Verge) 4. CBS president on ‘illegal’ Aereo: “We don’t think it’s [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Wikileaks volunteer was a paid informant for the FBI (Wired) 2. On Wendy Davis’ filibuster (and DOMA): When Twitter does what journalism can’t (Salon) 3. With gay marriage sure to spark emotional responses, The Washington Post and New York Times try structuring comments (Nieman) 4. A Kickstarter tip for journalists from ProPublica: Crowdfunding is a lot of work (paidContent) 5. Google to remove [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter is ready to become a true news entity (Guardian) 2. How the Boston Globe used its two sites to cover the marathon bombing (Nieman) 3. Want a job at Gawker Media? Get a head start by being a regular commenter (PaidContent.org) 4. Newspapers: A cautionary tale for local TV (TVNewsCheck) 5. Aereo strikes [...] more »

by Julie Keck

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Julie Keck. 1. Bombing suspect’s social media profile: What’s real, what’s fake, and what we don’t know (Boston.com) 2. Fake Twitter accounts spring up assuming bombers’ identities (Daily Dot) 3. Reddit vs. the Media in search for Boston bombing suspects (Slate) 4. Shameless [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

This week’s Mediatwits podcast includes a former Obama “regulatory czar,” a cornered Fox, a Tumblr of layoffs, and a ray of hope for — yes! — newspapers. Special guest Cass Sunstein was the former head of OIRA for Obama, helping to set, slim down and remove various rules at agencies. He’ll be talking about his [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Tumblr abruptly closes down its Storyboard project (PaidContent.org) 2. Why Yahoo really bought Summly (Business Insider) 3. Aereo has TV networks circling the wagons (NYT) 4. The disruptive potential of native advertising (Reuters) 5. CourseSmart e-textbooks tell teachers if students do their reading (NYT) 6. The new résumé: It’s 140 characters (WSJ) Subscribe to [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Just six months after being acquired, Twitter’s Vine hits top free spot on Apple’s app store (TechCrunch) 2. Frank Rich on the state of journalism (New York Magazine) 3. News Corp. threatens to pull Fox off the airwaves if Aereo wins (AllThingsD) 4. Hope that the IRS will reconsider outdated media rules (Knight Foundation) [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The problem with Twitter (Washington Post) 2. Web television company Aereo wins major court battle against TV networks (The Verge) 3. Reselling digital goods is copyright infringement, judge rules (Wired) 4. The simple reason Goodreads is so valuable for Amazon (The Atlantic) 5. Henry Blodget says Business Insider is growing but it’s still losing [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Aereo will take its TV distruption to 22 new cities this spring (paidContent) 2. Reuters gutting web infrastructure for ‘Reuters Next’ (Capital) 3. Google TV to take on Apple TV & Roku with pure streaming boxes (GigaOM) 4. Watch out CNN: new Twitter [...] more »