Tag: circa

by Julie Keck

1. Netflix and Spotify help drive UK home entertainment revenues to £5.3 billion (John Reynolds / The Guardian) 2. Obama bypasses traditional media again in interview with Zach Galifianakis (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 3. An online Magna Carta: Berners-Lee calls for bill of rights for web (Jemima Kiss / The Guardian) 4. Web firms face [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How journalism schools can innovate by teaching tech reporting (Dave Cohn / Poynter) 2. Textbook publishers push to provide full digital-learning experience (Steve Kolowich / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. How entertaining does education have to be? On MOOCs and more (John Warner / Inside Higher Ed) 4. Cronkite to offer online graduate [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The future of the news business: A monumental Twitter stream all in one place (Marc Andreessen / Andreessen Horowitz) 2. Kids may be leaving Facebook, but they love YouTube (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. The year most news home pages looked the same (Robinson Meyer / The Atlantic) 4. The 60-second interview: Anthony De [...] more »

by Paige Cooperstein

Version two of the news app Circa launched earlier this month — on the same day as the Capitol Hill shooting. That turned out to be a good test of what the revamped app could do, said David Cohn, Circa’s co-founder and director of news. On Circa, readers access the news as deconstructed, atomic parts [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ProPublica introduces a magazine to reach new readers on mobile (Nieman) 2. Is the Internet disappearing? The spread of link rot (Reuters) 3. Turkey seeks to tighten control over Twitter (BBC News) 4. Circa looks at news the way other companies look at code – as something to build with (paidContent) 5. News Corp wants to compete with Buzzfeed (Observer) 6. Hulu’s on pause, waiting [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

According to research produced by Nielsen, as of 2012 the majority of phone owners in the U.S. now operate smartphones. Accordingly, the growth in app markets for Apple and Android continues unabated, and 2012 brought users a strong list of powerful news and content browsing options. Click here to read the entire series Publishers, in [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 60th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali as co-hosts. We were recording the podcast when the big news came down that Newsweek had decided to end its print edition. Can a digital-only Newsweek survive with all the cut-throat competition online? This week also saw the launch of [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Circa wants to save journalism by killing articles (Pando Daily) 2. Pearson takes down 1.5 million blogs with a single DMCA notice (Techdirt) 3. Guardian hires first digital strategy director (paidContent) 4. What eight million livestreams really means (AllThingsD) 5. Facebook mobile sponsored stories are working, but promoted posts [...] more »