Tag: bbc

by Julie Keck

1. Dish aims to launch web TV service by year’s end (Ryan Nakashima / Associated Press) 2. Yahoo deal to buy NDN video service stalls — so what’s its next video target? (Kara Swisher / Recode) 3. BBC to launch daily infographics shared on social media (Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk) 4. Comcast plots big push [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Postal Service to make Sunday deliveries for Amazon (Ron Nixon / New York Times) 2. Vox acquires Curbed Network for $20 – $30 million (Jessi Hempel / Fortune) 3. How trolling took over the Internet (Daniel D’Addario / Salon) 4. UK Home Secretary suggested BBC must be curbed to protect local newspapers (Dominic Ponsford [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Has putting up a paywall at the Guardian become moral imperitive rather than a choice? (Mathew Ingram / paidContent) 2. How Spotify engineered the new music economy (Max Blau / Mashable) 3. What mugshots mean for public data (Hilary Mason) 4. New BBC Store lets you pay to download, keep shows (Paul Sawers / [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Study: BuzzFeed dominates on Facebook, BBC tops Twitter (Sara Morrison / The Wrap) 2. Google’s chief economist understands media better than some industry execs do (Mathew Ingram / paidContent) 3. Intel looking for help from Amazon or Samsung to keep its web TV project alive (Peter Kafka / AllThingsD) 4. Medium experiments with the [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. After hijackings, Twitter adds two-step security feature (NYT) 2. Inside Google’s secret lab (Businessweek) 3. Objectivity and the decades-long shift from ‘just the facts’ to ‘what does it mean?‘ (Nieman) 4. Pilot program for digital measurement standardization announced at the Independent Magazine Media Conference (Folio) 5. BBC unveils experimental ‘Perceptive Radio’ that offers personalized content (The Next Web) 6. Nancy Lublin on capturing teens’ attention [...] 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 Mark Glaser

Just how good is a smartphone for doing reporting in the field? With the help of apps, accessories and some know-how, any reporter can learn how to do it — and leave behind the aches and pains of lugging around big pro equipment. We convened a great group for a live Twitter chat at #iphonereporting, [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. How we read, not what we read, may be contributing to our information overload (NiemanLab) 2. Why pushing for a paywall at the Washington Post completely misses the point (GigaOM) 3. Guardian and BBC battle for traffic in the Big Apple (paidContent) 4. [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. BBC news chief pleads with staff not to Tweet about ‘our problems’ (Telegraph) 2. Should live tweeting be protected like broadcast rights? (Mashable) 3. WSJ launches The Accelerators and Startup Journal to cover entrepreneurship (TNW) 4. Quora adds “online now” feature to drive [...] more »

by Tristan Stewart-Robertson

Click to read our whole series Later this month, the Paralympics will open at the same London venues as the Olympic Games, and for the first time, will get full-day and prime-time coverage in the U.K. In 2008, Great Britain and Northern Ireland came in second in the Paralympics medals table with 102, including 42 [...] more »