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by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 56th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali as co-hosts. This week we try to pierce the heavy-duty hype coming from Apple around its new iPhone 5, as well as the hype about social media marketing. First, we discuss the iPhone 5 and how it has only incrementally […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. AP no longer listed as a ‘collaborator’ in latest Wikileak doc dump  (Atlantic Wire) 2. Twitter expected to share big search news today (Mashable) 3. Crowdsourced translations take Twitter to 30 languages (The Next Web) 4. The rise of ‘hacker […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Instagram for Android reaches 10 million downloads in 22 days (The Next Web) 2. Boston Globe temporarily takes down pay wall to draw more subscribers (PaidContent) 3. Murdoch: People should not “take my tweets too seriously.” (The Hollywood Reporter) 4. […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Yahoo’s chief product officer resigns amid company layoffs (AllThingsD) 2. Twitter takes on spammers (The Next Web) 3. The Orange County Register will deploy up to 100 staffers to cover Opening Day  (Romenesko) 4. Counting the number of news pay […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Farhad Manjoo: Buying books online is better for authors, better for the economy, and better for you (Slate) 2. F.A.A. approves iPads in cockpits, but not for passengers (Bits Blog) 3. Louis CK made more profit on latest release by selling directly to […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. Google may step on Amazon’s turf (Bits Blog) 2. Twitter begins rolling out self-serve ad platform (SFGate) 3. Yahoo to remove 75,000 Associated Content articles that don’t meet content standards (WebProNews) 4. Sony Bravia TV sets add Twitter ticker, Facebook app (Lost Remote) 5. New Android app lets users […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. Natasha Lennard: Why I quit the mainstream media (Salon) 2. How anonymous bloggers were identified using Google Analytics (Wired) 3. Will the anti-piracy Protect IP Act infringe on free speech? (New York Times) 4. Sting may ditch albums for apps (Guardian) 5. The failures of gamification (Self Aware Games) […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories on media and technology around the web 1. Netflix loses 800,000 subscribers, stock takes another hit (MediaPost) 2. Screen time higher than ever for children (New York Times) 3. WikiLeaks suspends publishing to fight financial blockade (paidContent)   4. Obama campaign adds Tumblr to its social media activities for 2012 election (New York Times)   5. The best […] more »

by Mark Glaser

The Mediatwits podcast is sponsored by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, which offers an intensive, cutting edge, three semester Master of Arts in Journalism; a unique one semester Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism; and the CUNY J-Camp series of Continuing Professional Development workshops focused on emerging trends and skill sets in the industry. Welcome […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Amazon recently made waves by announcing its new Kindle Fire tablet, running a custom version of Android and starting at $199. Plus, there were the new Kindle Touch models in the mid-range and the low-cost Kindle, starting at $79 with ads. We scoured Twitter, tech blogs, Google+ and even Quora to find the best coverage […] more »