Tag: david carr

by David Carr

The following is a note New York Times’ media columnist David Carr posted on Medium for his incoming students at Boston University, where Carr is the College of Communication’s first Andrew R. Lack professor. It is cross-posted here with permission, and edited for length. This course, Press Play, aspires to be a place where you [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. At front lines, bearing witness in real time (David Carr / The New York Times) 2. MH17: How Storyful’s ‘social sleuthing’ helped verify evidence (Ben Cardew / The Guardian) 3. With immigration reform off the agenda, some in tech turn to Plan B (Hayley Tsukayama / The Washington Post) 4. The newsonomics of how [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Riding the juggernaut that left print behind (David Carr / New York Times) 2. CIR wants to turn investigative reporting into a weekly public radio show with Reveal (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 3. Time.com’s bounce rate down since adopting continuous scroll (Sam Kirkland / Poynter) 4. A relaunch for The New Yorker, with [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Pay-as-you-read e-bookselling won’t make it off the shelves (ReadWrite) 2. Apple CEO Cook ordered to testify in e-books case (Reuters) 3. Agent Mollie Glick on trends, self-publishing and truth vs. fiction (Huffington Post) 4. Cosmo, Harlequin to kick off e-book line (PaidContent.org) 5. SXSW 2013: Self-publishing, David Carr, and the ‘theology of free’ (Publishers [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. News Corp empire will be split into separate entertainment and publishing companies (Guardian) 2. How SCOTUSblog prepped for today’s health care ruling (Poynter) 3. The two sides of New York Times media columnist David Carr (CJR) 4. Google offers wearable [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Less than 20 percent of the bachelor’s degrees in computer science go to women (Asheville-Citizen Times) 2. Will schools be tempted to buy tablets to use Windows 8? (ZDNet) 3. iPad program in Southern California school district hits roadblock (KPCC) 4. Lessons learned [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Shareholders renew call for Rupert Murdoch to quit as News Corp chairman (Guardian) 2. The “Netflix for magazines” is here, but it has its limits (AllThingsD) 3. Study: 76% of TV viewers engage in social media mainly to save shows [...] more »