Tag: aol

by Julie Keck

1. Netflix launches in France to hostile reception (David Chazan / The Telegraph) 2. In latest volley against Amazon, Hachette’s writers target its board (David Streitfeld / New York Times) 3. There’s a new $23 million venture fund for government startups (Amy Schatz / Re/code) 4. How AOL has quietly become a digital video powerhouse […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Brands can’t resist taking chomp out of World Cup bite controversy (Martin Beck / Marketing Land) 2. Facebook’s TV integration makes social content part of the script (Samantha Subar / Spredfast) 3. AT&T/DirecTV and Comcast/TWC mergers could put small ISPs “out of business” (Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica) 4. Advance digital makeover of its […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter and TV working just fine, says Twitter (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 2. Condé Nast to launch new digital brand aggregating video (Andrew Wallenstein / Variety) 3. AOL will use Nielsen TV ratings to measure its video audience (Robert Andrews / Beet TV) 4. Sprint will offer discount Spotify subscriptions to customers (Kif Leswing […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NYT’s Aron Pilhofer on data journalism, culture and going digital (Alexander Howard / Tow Center) 2. Why net neutrality matters so much to indie filmmakers (Jordan Zakarin / The Wrap) 3. ‘This American Life’ considers self-distribution on radio (Elizabeth Jensen / New York Times) 4. How AOL maintains editorial independence in Ford-sponsored ‘This Built […] more »

by Denise Lu

A big year for both breaking news as well as shifts within the industry, 2013 saw its fair share of massive media stories. The biggest of all were the revelations about NSA surveillance from a leaker, Edward Snowden, who surprised everyone by exposing his identity. And that followed the Obama Administration’s push to prosecute journalists, […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Is AOL finally making money from content? Maybe. (Peter Kafka / AllThingsD) 2. By 4 to 1, early adopters pick wearable watches over glasses (Eric Newcomer / JessicaLessin.com) 3. The NYT paywall don’t get no respect (Ryan Chittum / CJR) 4. How geolocation is being used to promote magazine apps (Sarah Marshall / Journalism.co.uk) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Is the government shutting down? Quartz will tell you (and drive a little traffic in the process) (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman Lab) 2. Publishers, AOL partner on subscription service (Mike Rondon / Folio) 3. The limits of Twitter’s TV pitch (Jack Marshall / Digiday) 4. Phony web traffic tricks digital ads (Christopher S. Stewart […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Washington Post Co. chairman and CEO Don Graham on the sale of the company to Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and more (Neiman Lab) 2. Google revamps search to feature in-depth articles (CNET) 3. Tech magnates bet on Twitter-savvy politician Booker and his future (NYT) 4. Twitter’s killer new two-factor authentication kicks SMS to the curb […] more »

by Mark Glaser

The right to privacy seems to be an illusion these days. Feds are snooping on AP reporters and editors. Feds are getting phone records of millions of Americans. And now, the biggest one of all: An inside government source leaked information to the Guardian and Washington Post that the NSA and FBI have direct access […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. U.S. Attorney General defends DOJ seizure of phone records (NYT) 2. Microsoft’s anti-Google campaign gets a boost…from Google (AllThingsD) 3. Under fire, the White House pushes to revive news media shield law (NYT) 4. Advertisers lure Vine whiz to create new 6-second ads (CNN) 5. Publisher threatens to sue blogger for $1 billion (The […] more »