Tag: at&t

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. Amazon turns on Prime Music streaming, sans current hits (Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch) 2. AT&T’s pitch to the feds: Let us buy DirecTV, and maybe TV bills won’t go up so much (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. Abernathy on how community newspapers can face the digital transition (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 4. Study: [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Google in talks about possible acquisition of Twitch (Douglas MacMillan, Alistair Barr & Rolfe Winkler / Wall Street Journal) 2. AT&T buys DirecTV for $67 billion (Jon Passantino & Peter Lauria / BuzzFeed) 3. Wolff: The right to be forgotten by Google (Michael Wolff / USA Today) 4. Pinterest is sneaking up on Twitter, [...] more »

by Fannie Cohen

This week, the Supreme Court began hearings to determine if Aereo’s broadcast-TV-time-shifting model is legal. Aereo is an antenna middle man for consumers, who can rent an unobstructed TV antenna that beams the content back to any of their devices as live-streamed TV, or saves it for watching later. It’s both a guaranteed good signal and [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Netflix calls out AT&T for lackluster streaming performance (Crayton Harrison / Businessweek) 2. Jonah Lehrer quietly launches new blog, gets Gladwell boost (Jeremy Barr / Capital New York) 3. Slate tries to buck the paywall trend by focusing on membership (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 4. ‘Today’ show coming to radio for first time on [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. AT&T, Verizon may join Comcast in Netflix streaming deal (Marguerite Reardon / CNET) 2. A new ‘micro-publication’ for deep environmental and tech reporting (Nicola Pring / CJR) 3. Upworthy details why it fact-checks every post (Craig Silverman / Poynter) 4. Marc Andreessen says more net neutrality laws are not the answer (Mathew Ingram / [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. News’ need to pump web traffic presents speedbump for network TV coverage (Brian Lowry / Variety) 2. AT&T announces $5 tablet day passes (Ina Fried / AllThingsD) 3. Knight invests $4 million to expand Knight-Mozilla partnerships (Justin Ellis / Neiman Lab) 4. New digital book on journalism’s future is call for change and teaching [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Verizon, AT&T plan to sell 4G iPad (Wall Street Journal) 2. Hearst to make e-editions available on Amazon (Adweek) 3. AP sues Meltwater News over copyright infringement  (AP) 4. The differences between U.S. and U.K. Pinterest users (Mashable) 5. New tool [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Man sentenced to one year in federal prison for uploading X-Men movie (Deadline) 2. New York Times Co. negotiating to sell regional newspapers (Media Decoder) 3. Should computer science be required in K-12? (MindShift) 4. E-books as a digital news business strategy (Nieman Reports) 5. [...] 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 »