Tag: boston globe

by Julie Keck

1. Fortune magazine triples amount of online content even as Time Inc. cuts costs (Sam Kirkland / Poynter) 2. 2014′s most talked-about media startups aren’t distinguished by the what, but the how (Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic) 3. How Slack is changing how newsrooms talk amongst themselves (Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab) 4. Ross [...] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

1. To the Snowden story system a crowning Pulitzer might have gone (Jay Rosen / Press Think) 2. Pulitzer board noted Boston Globe’s use of a “range of digital tools to capture the full impact” of the marathon bombings (Joseph P. Kahn / Boston Globe) 3. The Intercept still hiring and setting up shop, editor [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. AP brings Olympics coverage to local news outlets with customizable, white-label microsites (Sam Kirkland / Poynter) 2. 16 essential Twitter accounts to follow for Ukraine’s unfolding crisis (Max Fisher / Washington Post) 3. BostonGlobe.com is moving to a metered paywall (Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab) 4. Big YouTube channels join forces to help drive [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. AP’s Carvin: News battle near for Twitter, Facebook (Michael Depp / NetNews Check) 2. Guardian deletes Emma Keller post about cancer patient (Sam Kirkland & Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 3.  Boston Globe Media Partners launches pioneering program to support local non-profits (Business Wire) 4. Apple loses bid to block antitrust monitorship (Nate Raymond / [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. One good thing about the newspaper industry decline? More innovation (Mathew Ingram / paidContent) 2. Beacon won’t be the Netflix of journalism, but it might help you make rent (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman Lab) 3. In Supreme Court opinions, web links to nowhere (Adam Liptak / New York Times) 4. New California law will [...] more »

by Zach C. Cohen

It’s a scary but exciting world for newspaper owners right now, especially if they’re in a selling mood. Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon, bought the Washington Post last week (while our podcast was on vacation — great timing!), and Red Sox owner John Henry bought the Boston Globe before that. As newspapers [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Google: “We are not in cahoots with the NSA” (GigaOm) 2. Digital news is finally starting to pay (Guardian) 3. AP takes a stake in Bambuser, the real-time video service app that helps eyewitnesses tell their stories(TechCrunch) 4. The Boston Globe wants to offer iPhone users a native app and a cheap price (Nieman Lab) 5. The New York Times is making [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter is ready to become a true news entity (Guardian) 2. How the Boston Globe used its two sites to cover the marathon bombing (Nieman) 3. Want a job at Gawker Media? Get a head start by being a regular commenter (PaidContent.org) 4. Newspapers: A cautionary tale for local TV (TVNewsCheck) 5. Aereo strikes [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

It’s been a rough week on many fronts. At the end of the Boston Marathon, two bombs went off, killing at least three people and maiming dozens of others. The news quickly spread on social media, with crucial updates and offers of support. But there was also people spreading misinformation, and the media blundered by [...] more »

by Jenny Xie

Two blasts near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon Monday left the city in shock and frenzy. Soon after, disheartening on-the-ground tweets, photos and videos were shared throughout the social web. In the early hours, these updates served to inform the entire world of the horror and tragedy transpiring through the streets of [...] more »