Tag: android

by Julie Keck

1. With the Aereo decision, local TV news likely dodged disaster (Sarah Laskow / Columbia Journalism Review) 2. Google starts removing search results under Europe’s ‘right to be forgotten’ (Sam Schechner / Wall Street Journal) 3. ‘Almost half’ of the NYT’s blogs will close or merge (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 4. Yahoo to charge some […] more »

by Paul Lentz

Everyone is talking about wearable tech and Internet-connected or “smart” devices. And rightfully so. According to the research firm Canalys, the market is expected to triple in size next year alone based on mainstream consumer adoption. However, few are talking about the implications for digital publishers and why they should pay attention. From Pebble and […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter reinstates blocking option after user backlash (Helen Davidson / The Guardian) 2. Google removes vital privacy feature from Android (Peter Eckersley / Electronic Frontier Foundation) 3. NFL, DirecTV agree to framework for Sunday Ticket deal (Ronald Grover & Liana Baker / Reuters) 4. Code of ethics for drone use in journalism (Matthew Waite […] more »

by Mark Glaser

This week’s Mediatwits podcast is a special edition focused on the evolution of advertising, as a cap to our week-long special on MediaShift. Our special guests are BuzzFeed VP Jonathan Perelman and MediaShift’s Terri Thornton, along with Mark Glaser hosting and roundtable regulars Ana Marie Cox, Andrew Lih and Monica Guzman. Perelman will have a […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Amazon to acquire book recommendation social network Goodreads (Verge) 2. Facebook’s Android event leads to speculation that it’s planning its own smartphone (Fast Company) 3. “Recommended for you”: The fight to decide what you read next (paidContent) 4. How newsrooms can create a breaking news plan and why it matters (Poynter) 5. Two years […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Just how good is a smartphone for doing reporting in the field? With the help of apps, accessories and some know-how, any reporter can learn how to do it — and leave behind the aches and pains of lugging around big pro equipment. We convened a great group for a live Twitter chat at #iphonereporting, […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

According to research produced by Nielsen, as of 2012 the majority of phone owners in the U.S. now operate smartphones. Accordingly, the growth in app markets for Apple and Android continues unabated, and 2012 brought users a strong list of powerful news and content browsing options. Click here to read the entire series Publishers, in […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. How Election Day will break Twitter (BuzzFeed) 2. Obama campaign pulls out all the stops with smart social campaigns (VentureBeat) 3. As Instagram debuts web profiles, it’s beginning to look a lot like Facebook (AllThingsD) 4. Tumblr grows to 20 billion monthly pageviews, […] 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 Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. What news brand has the most pull on Twitter? (paidContent) 2. Student journalists take debate reporters to school on social media (Nieman Lab) 3. Globe and Mail publisher Phillip Crawley on the paper’s pay wall plans (paidContent) 4. Google launches disavow links tool (Search Engine Land) 5. […] more »