Tag: cbs

by Julie Keck

1. New York Times publishes articles on Facebook during site outage (Mashable) 2. Full Fact launches online fact-finding tool (Journalism.co.uk) 3. AOL’s Patch is purging staff, but here’s how ‘hyperlocal’ can work (AdAge) 4. CNN plans ‘complete overhaul’ of digital operation for the fall (Mediabistro) 5. Time Warner Cable slapped with class action lawsuit over […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Patch is laying off hundreds of employees on Friday (Romenesco) 2. Labavit, the secure email service Edward Snowden reportedly used, shuts down under pressure (Quartz) 3. Apple’s Tim Cook, tech executives meet with Barack Obama to talk surveillance (Politico) 4. Tumblr founder to get $81 million to remain at Yahoo (ABC News) 5. Amid […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Washington Post to be sold to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos (Washington Post) 2. Study links TV viewership and Twitter conversations (NYT) 3. Dish Network reports net loss, decline in pay-TV subscribers (Reuters) 4. Time Warner offers to ‘unbundle’ CBS channels to end dispute (Poynter) 5. The short story of Longreads (GigaOm)   Get our […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. All-digital Newsweek sold to IBT Media (The Daily Beast) 2. Waiting for CBS and Time Warner Cable to make up (NYT) 3. YouTube opens up live streaming to anyone with 100 subscribers or more (The Verge) 4. The NFL gets a better grip on digital media with a new mobile app (AllThingsD) 5. After […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NSA using top-secret program to mine online data of millions of Americans (The Guardian) 2. Google Now and Google Glass could become your hyperlocal news readers (GigaOm) 3. Facebook takes on Twitter with embeddable statuses and photos – but there’s a catch (The Verge) 4. CBS president on ‘illegal’ Aereo: “We don’t think it’s […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Review of Google’s new Chromecast (AllThingsD) 2. Google flip-flops on network neutrality (Wired) 3. Facebook said to plan to sell TV-style ads for $2.5 million each (Bloomberg) 4. CBS experiments with streaming deals for serialized dramas (WSJ) 5. Study: People and brands are using Twitter like TV (Business Insider) 6. Confessions of a Google […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. New York Times elevates comments from below the line (Journalism.co.uk) 2. NPR host’s live-tweeting of his mother’s last moments shows the power of 140 characters (GigaOm) 3. CBS pulled from Time Warner cable; CBS CEO: “We are now at war” (TV Newser) 4. Twitter will make it easier to report abusive posts (NYT) 5. […] 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 Kathleen Bartzen Culver

The decision last month by CBS to bar its tech news site subsidiary, CNET, from reviewing certain products felt like an old-school case in media ethics, a classic example of editorial independence subverted by corporate influence. But a longer lens shows that in embracing one ethos presented by the digital age, CBS ran smack into […] more »

by Julie Keck

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Julie Keck.1. Push and pull: @TheAtlantic publishes then reconsiders content sponsored by the Church of Scientology (Poynter) 2. Tweet Your Own Adventure: CBS asks audience to solve the crime, via Twitter (Mashable) 3. More than 50% of kids have not read an e-book […] more »