Tag: aol

by Julie Keck

1. AOL poised to hire Susan Lyne to run all content brands but HuffPo (AllThingsD) 2. Cablevision sues Viacom in battle over bundling of channels (NYT) 3. What the Atlantic learned from its Scientology incident (PaidContent.org) 4. Yelp: We compete with print, not Google or Facebook (CNET) 5. Andrew Breitbart’s combative conservativism lives on with [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. How the $550-million Powerball jackpot went viral (Atlantic Wire) 2. Should reporters’ tweets and Facebook posts be edited in advance? (Poynter) 3. Citizen news: A democratic addition to political journalism (NiemanLab) 4. Court temporarily protects PeopleBrowsr access to Twitter, who says it will [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. There’s less “Dark Social” than meets the eye (Buzzfeed) 2. Google News faces mass newspaper boycott in Brazil (paidContent) 3. AOL’s Patch ‘in line to make a profit’ (Guardian) 4. Twitter, Reddit and the battle over freedom of speech (GigaOM) [...] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

The days of skateboarding dogs holding sway on the web may be numbered. Technology companies and advertisers are professing their belief in the value of professionally produced original content. Portals and platforms like YouTube, AOL, MSN and Yahoo — once known for aggregating and optimizing video produced by others — are spending millions of dollars [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Judge dismisses unpaid-blogger lawsuit against AOL (Bloomberg) 2. AOL gives its best longform and enterprise writing a second life in weekly iPad magazines (Poynter) 3. E-books settlement talks with Apple and others is expected within the next few weeks (Reuters) 4. Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters are among [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. WSJ won’t give partners digital copy of its Sunday edition (PaidContent) 2. Pew: Almost 30% of consumers get news from aggregation sites or apps (GigaOm) 3. ‘This American Life’ retraction raises more questions about show’s vetting process (Poynter) 4. AOL [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. GigaOM CEO discusses acquisition of PaidContent (Wired) 2. BBC journalists told not to break news stories on Twitter (Guardian) 3. AOL has hired a new chief content officer to give Patch a boost (paidContent) 4. How Don Graham fumbled the [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

This has been a very rough week for the two Internet pioneers, Yahoo and AOL. Yahoo’s fiery chief executive Carol Bartz was fired over the phone (who would have the guts to say it to her face?), and co-founder Jerry Yang is taking a role in rethinking the company’s direction (again). And at AOL, CEO [...] more »

by Marbin Javier

Business content on MediaShift 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. [...] 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 »