Tag: ap

by Julie Keck

1. Yahoo purchase of Tumblr shows power shift (WSJ) 2. Tumblr brand will remain, with mostly “hands off” approach by Yahoo (AllThingsD) 3. Chart: Where Yahoo’s Tumblr ranks next to Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest (The Atlantic) 4. Pinterest takes a “first step” toward working with big brands (GigaOm) 5. Associated Press CEO: DOJ’s seizure of phone records was “unconstitutional” (Huffington Post) 6. TV upfronts reveal big […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Who’s snooping on whom? First came the news that Bloomberg reporters were using the company’s terminals to find out when federal officials were logging into the system. Then came the news that the Department of Justice was secretly obtaining phone records of up to 20 journalists at the AP. While both cases were not connected, […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. What journalists need to know about the Justice Department’s seizure of AP phone records (Poynter) 2. Media coalition letter of protest to Attorney General Eric Holder (Washington Post) 3. Apple tells of tough talks, not collusion, with publishers (Reuters) 4. Study suggests 6 in 10 predict demise of AM/FM radio within 5 years (Detroit […] more »

by Zach C. Cohen

The Associated Press announced Monday that the Department of Justice had obtained two months of phone records from its journalists in New York; Washington, D.C.; and Hartford, Conn. The DOJ sent the AP a letter last week stating that it secretly spied on 20 phone lines, some of which were used by five reporters and […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. A “massive and unprecedented intrusion”: Government obtains wide AP phone records in probe (AP) 2. Advertisers will spend nearly $10 billion this week on a broken TV model (Business Insider) 3. FDIC and Bloomberg in contact over data (WSJ) 4. Newspapers, radio, TV dominate 92 percent of total time spent consuming news (Poynter) 5. […] more »

by Mark Glaser

News and social media seem like two great tastes that go together. But lately, the two have been at loggerheads. After the @AP Twitter feed was hacked, Wall Street reacted as if the news was real. And during the Boston manhunt, it was hard to tell who was spreading more misinformation, social media or traditional […] more »

by Julie Keck

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Julie Keck. 1. Three things Reddit did right during the Boston bombings and why that matters (PaidContent.org) 2. AP Twitter hack preceded by phishing attempt, news org says (TechCrunch) 3. Up Late with Nate Silver? The New York Times is taking its videos […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. F.A.A. may loosen curbs on fliers’ use of electronics (NYT) 2. What if the Google Reader readers just don’t come back? (TechCrunch) 3. Michael Wolff on the new dean of the ‘J-school’: Columbia flunks relevancy test (USA Today) 4. Twitter snubs French court request for information on authors of hate speech – Updated (The […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. The AP is selling ads in its tweets, but Twitter doesn’t mind (Nieman Lab) 2. Politico lays off staffers amid restructuring (HuffPo) 3. Tablets will outsell notebooks in 2013, for the first time ever (Quartz) 4. Roku meets Time Warner: baby steps towards […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. 6 social media mistakes to avoid this Election Day (Poynter) 2. On Google, a political mystery that’s all numbers (WSJ) 3. New Twitter policy lets users see tweets pulled down for copyright (GigaOM) 4. Fight builds over online royalties (NYT) 5. AP tells its […] more »