Tag: ap

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 »

by Devin Harner

Editor’s Note: This story includes updates at the bottom, and a correction. Note to young, and professional, journalists alike. Don’t get “Sam Baciled” (pronounced, appropriately, like bamboozled) — particularly not when you’re reporting on acts of terrorism in the Middle East, during an election year, on the anniversary of September 11. In the aftermath of […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Why Marissa Mayer was chosen as Yahoo’s CEO (AllThingsD) 2. “What the press has missed so far is that this is a paradigm shift for Yahoo.” (Uncrunched) 3. Facebook’s use of facial recognition technology under scrutiny (Adweek) 4. Charlie Sheen’s […] 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 »