Tag: aggregation

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week’s RJI Futures Lab shows how NPR got an app into GM’s internet-enabled cars; we check in on Digital First Media’s Project Thunderdome, and we take a look at one of the newest tablet news reader apps. PART 1: NPR’s app for Internet cars NPR soon will offer drivers […] more »

by Claire Groden

For Facebook’s tenth birthday, the social platform gave itself a new app: Paper. The app — not to be confused with a disgruntled app of the same name — promises a revolution in the way that users interact with content. While the current Facebook newsfeed features a melange of status updates, baby pictures, shared news […] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

Social networks are a powerful way to spread the word and spark conversations about great content, but they can present a double-edged sword. “Our best communities, reviews, and highlights about us are on these networks,” RebelMouse founder and CEO Paul Berry told me in a recent phone interview. Yet, “when the people who care about […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 60th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali as co-hosts. We were recording the podcast when the big news came down that Newsweek had decided to end its print edition. Can a digital-only Newsweek survive with all the cut-throat competition online? This week also saw the launch of […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Latest owner of The New Republic is a Facebook co-founder (New York Times) 2. LinkedIn: Newspapers are nation’s fastest-shrinking industry (Poynter) 3. How media are using Pinterest to cover SXSW (Poynter) 4. Collaboration is the keystone of this banking blog (Guardian) […] more »

by Dan Reimold

Jim Romenesko is having a good time. Lately, the “journalism evangelist,” “KING of the blogosphere,” and “go-to source for news about the news“ has been waking up earlier, posting more often, and featuring content he had not felt free to publish for more than a decade. In the wake of his abrupt departure from The […] more »

by Dan Reimold

Aggregation is an underappreciated art. Sure, with a quick tutorial, almost anyone can perform some version of it. But I have stumbled across only a few individuals and media outlets who have done it really well for any length of time on the web. Jim Romenesko has heavily influenced the practice of online aggregation. By […] more »

by Jeffrey D. Neuburger

Traditional print newspapers and magazines are experiencing upheaval thanks to the rise of the Internet, but they are not the only information providers facing serious challenges. Even before the tumult created by the recent recession, major financial firms were struggling with the effects of competition from online financial news aggregation services aimed at investors. In […] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Some magazine fans may feel like their favorite publications are dissolving into fragments of their former selves: fractured content distributed throughout the web, social media, digital editions and the surviving print versions. But something unique to magazines does still hold at the center, and a new report on the future of magazines suggests that the […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Krishna Bharat In the view of some traditional media execs, Google is a digital vampire or a parasite or tech tapeworm using someone else’s content to profit. As that rhetoric heated up in the past year, Google has responded not with equal amounts of invective but with entreaties to help publishers. Google launched Fast Flip […] more »