Tag: chicago tribune

by Melanie Stone

Monday through Friday, Scott Kleinberg’s alarm goes off at 5:30 a.m. The Chicago Tribune social media editor then begins combing the web for news and trends, catching up on anything that happened while he was sleeping. Kleinberg scrolls through tweets, Facebook posts and ChicagoTribune.com articles to start. Around 8 a.m., he’s at the Tribune Tower, [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. As e-books rise, smaller book stores are still growing (Marketplace) 2. Tech-savvy parents still prefer print books to e-books for kids, according to Pew (LA Times) 3. HarperCollins makes it easier for authors to give free, advance copies of their e-books (paidContent) 4. One-day deals making e-books brief best-sellers (NYT) 5. What the Toronto Star, Chicago Tribune and other media companies have learned [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. American Library Association challenges ‘discriminatory’ e-book library policies of major publishers (GalleyCat) 2. Parents are buying e-books for their children in growing numbers, study shows (Business Insider) 3. UK government looks at ways to put e-books in libraries (BBC) 4. [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. MSNBC.com is now NBCNews.com, following ‘web divorce’ (NYT) 2. Chicago Tribune suspends use of Journatic (Chicago Tribune) 3. Journatic used fake bylines in more than 350 stories for the Houston Chronicle (Poynter) 4. Study: YouTube is emerging as a major [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Judge: Twitter must turn over tweets sent by Brooklyn protester (NYT) 2. Chicago Tribune to look into Journatic’s use of fake bylines (Romenesko) 3. New York Times’ Chinese social media accounts shut down (TechCrunch) 4. How China censors web chatter [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Larry Kramer Welcome to the 51st episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali as co-hosts. This week we take a deeper look at the changes at various local newspapers in North America, lowering their print frequency from daily down to a few times per week. Is this an alarming trend or [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. GigaOM CEO discusses acquisition of PaidContent (Wired) 2. BBC journalists told not to break news stories on Twitter (Guardian) 3. AOL has hired a new chief content officer to give Patch a boost (paidContent) 4. How Don Graham fumbled the [...] more »