Tag: conde nast

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

1. Barry Diller: Broadcasters don’t own the airwaves but they still want to stop you from watching via devices (Barry Diller / Wall Street Journal) 2. Al Franken wants Netflix CEO’s perspective on Comcast / TWC deal (Chris Welch / The Verge) 3. They may be filled with trolls, but comments still have value — [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. More than 50 public interest groups speak out against Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger (Free Press) 2. How some journalists are using anonymous secret-sharing apps (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman Lab) 3. Q & A: Reddit Execs get serious about the site’s business (Mike Isaac / Re/code) 4. The Accelerator: Condé Nast tries its hand at [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Women’s magazines are full of fashion, beauty and relationship tips. However, studying them has also taught one researcher a lot about their future, and about the future of the magazine industry as a whole. Brooke Erin Duffy, an assistant professor in the School of Media and Communication at Temple University, explains her findings in her [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Teaching j-school students cybersecurity (Laura Kirchner / Columbia Journalism Review) 2. Why online classes might not be good for developing countries (Anya Kamenetz / Slate) 3. NYU journalism students, faculty mourn the end of Condé Nast program (Richard Horgan / Mediabistro) 4. Why tablets are so much better than textbooks (Peter Jacobs / Business [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Social media companies have absolutely no idea how to handle the Gaza conflict (BetaBeat) 2. NYT’s Chronicle tool explores how language — and journalism — has evolved (NiemanLab) 3. Condé Nast’s digital push (WWD) 4. Twitter takes new steps to be even more [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

The big news in the magazine industry last week was that Newsweek, founded nearly eight decades ago, is moving to a digital-only product after a final print edition on December 31. The timing is remarkable. Three years ago this week, I wrote my first piece for MediaShift about a similar announcement from much-beloved food and [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Big changes ahead for Hulu, according to a confidential memo (Variety) 2. Online media will star at this year’s political conventions (WSJ) 3. Myanmar’s government says it will no longer censor local media outlets (Huffington Post) 4. How to build [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Despite what you may have observed, you can pin more on Pinterest than recipes, home décor, fashion, and enough DIY projects for a lifetime. Much has already been written about magazines’ use of Pinterest. Because the majority of the site’s users are women, much of the coverage has focused on how Pinterest has presented opportunities [...] more »

by Simon Owens

It seemed like the first-delivered iPad was hardly unsheathed from its box before News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch, apparently unfazed by a rich past of misguided forays into Internet ventures, announced the launch of The Daily, which was immediately labeled the first tablet-only newspaper. And it was mere weeks — if not days — after [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Even a small magazine can make a powerful impression with a well-designed mobile presence. In some ways, digital platforms can level the playing field for small publishers wanting to attract readers’ attention with innovative content and presentations. But getting onto mobile platforms with apps and optimized websites can be a significant challenge for small publishers. [...] more »