Tag: data

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 63rd episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Dorian Benkoil as co-hosts. Rafat Ali is off this week. Who’s watching you online and what do they know about you? A lot of people are tracking you and they know a lot. Even the former head of the CIA now knows [...] more »

by Josh Stearns

Earlier this year, Bill Diggins, a marketing executive at Verizon Wireless, revealed a chilling fact about how much information the company collects about its customers. “We’re able to view just everything that they do,” he told a crowd at the Paley Center in New York. “And that’s really where data is going today. Data is [...] more »

by Mark Hannah

As the 2012 presidential campaigns intensify in the days leading up to the election, pollsters and pundits will be making frenzied attempts to grapple with the flood of information readily available on the Internet. What’s unclear is how effectively we’re using — and whether we’re being used by — that information.   Polling Let’s start [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. Mayer to unveil new company goals for Yahoo! (AllThingsD) 2. The profile of a typical Twitter user (GigaOm) 3. How data visualizations can have agendas (CJR) 4. Do you suffer from information over-consumption? (AppNewser) 5. Tips for journalists on how to [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. Mark Zuckerberg’s message at yesterday’s TechCrunch Disrupt event (TechCrunch) 2. Open letter to John Paton, CEO of Digital First Media (CJR) 3. Study: More people in the UK read the Guardian online than in print (Journalism.co.uk) 4. Why more newspapers are [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. News Corp announces plans for education reform (TechCrunch) 2. Can technology fix the education system? (PC Magazine) 3. Why the web won’t obliterate college as we know it (The Atlantic) 4. How big data could help the education system (Huffington Post) 5. Mass. [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. AP no longer listed as a ‘collaborator’ in latest Wikileak doc dump  (Atlantic Wire) 2. Twitter expected to share big search news today (Mashable) 3. Crowdsourced translations take Twitter to 30 languages (The Next Web) 4. The rise of ‘hacker [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Rupert Murdoch apologizes for hacking scandal (NYT) 2. Providence sells its stake in Hulu, company valued at $2 billion (Bloomberg) 3. Redbox revenue grows 39 percent in the first quarter (LAT) 4. Gawker still embraces anonymous commenters as other media [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. The nation’s most influential media outlets based on Bitly data (Forbes) 2. CNN lays off workers in its documentary units (TVNewser) 3. Bloomberg TV lays off staff as the company adds digital-video jobs (TVNewser) 4. Google Play may offer Android [...] more »

by Jason Feinberg

Click to read all SXSW coverage As I noted in the my SXSW Music 2012 post last week, subscription services and engagement apps are quickly becoming core factors driving the music industry and the conversations surrounding them. Services such as Spotify and Rdio are responsible for an increasing percentage of music consumption. And apps, such [...] more »