Tag: business insider

by Julie Keck

1. How CNN is prepping for the majority-mobile audience coming in 2014 (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 2. Inside‚Äôs news is longer than Twitter, shorter than Business Insider (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. NPR eyes more personalized digital platform (Michael Depp / NetNewsCheck) 4. News websites proliferate, stretching thin ad dollars (William Launder / Wall […] more »

by Mark Glaser

This was not a stellar week for the tech media world. The Riptide project was an in-depth look by news pioneers at early efforts by traditional media to adapt to the rising tide of disruption — and how they failed. The trio of researchers interviewed 61 people, many key players in the early days of […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Business Insider’s CTO forced out after offensive tweets (Poynter) 2. Daily News launches startup incubator, Innovation Lab (NY Daily News) 3. Vimeo On Demand gets rent and own pricing options, preorders and more (The Next Web) 4. Why the news world’s first print edition of a website it coming to a close (Nieman Lab) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The problem with Twitter (Washington Post) 2. Web television company Aereo wins major court battle against TV networks (The Verge) 3. Reselling digital goods is copyright infringement, judge rules (Wired) 4. The simple reason Goodreads is so valuable for Amazon (The Atlantic) 5. Henry Blodget says Business Insider is growing but it’s still losing […] more »

by Dan Reimold

Earlier this month, in a Manhattan hotel conference room, a student journalist admitted being nervous about an upcoming business reporting internship. “I’m going to be blunt,” she said. “I’m 20. I don’t know about the Stock Exchange. I’ve never even done my own taxes.” She asked the featured speakers seated at the front of the […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. You don’t have a social media problem; you have a reputation problem (memburn) 2. Two-thirds of adults are on Facebook, and over half have taken a ‘Facebook vacation’ (PewInternet) 3. Facebook co-founder talks about The New Republic’s place in the shifting media landscape and putting it in the black (Nieman) 4. Twitter acquires Bluefin […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Will readers keep reading The Times-Picayune after it kills its print version? (Poynter) 2. Big networks sue over feature that lets you skip TV ads (Hollywood Reporter) 3. Google removes 250,000 search links every week over copyright concerns (GigaOm) 4. […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Henry Blodget Welcome to the 27th episode of “The Mediatwits,” the weekly audio podcast from MediaShift. The co-hosts are MediaShift’s Mark Glaser and entrepreneur Rafat Ali. This week we look deeper at the Groupon IPO, which briefly valued the daily deals startup at nearly $20 billion. Our special guests are Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget, […] more »