Tag: app

by Rachele Kanigel

When Adda Birnir joined the first class of the new entrepreneurial journalism program at the City University of New York in 2012, she thought she had a great idea for a new business: creating software that could optimize web content for a tablet. Four months later, Birnir launched her company, and it continues to this [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. BBC launches ‘expert women database’ to help its journalists diversify sources (Poynter) 2. Summly’s teenaged founder says he wants to make Yahoo great again (GigaOm) 3. New York Times closes another loophole in its digital pay wall (PaidContent.org) 4. Spotify plans to take on Netflix and HBO with streaming video service (Business Insider) 5. [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. University of Phoenix, purveyor of online as well as brick and mortar classes, faces probation from accreditor (The Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. Using Google Hangouts for teacher development (Edutopia) 3. Drones go to journalism school (Fast Company) 4. Opportunity Gap App uses Foursquare to share school data (EdSurge) 5. Saving money in schools [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Why we shouldn’t care about who reports a major announcement first (The New Republic) 2. Social coding startup GitHub raises $100 million in its first round of funding (WSJ) 3. Reddit lifts its ban on The Atlantic and other publications [...] more »