Tag: espn

by Tim Winter

The following opinion piece is a guest post and does not represent the opinions of this publication. Read more about MediaShift guest posts here. Is the cable television subscription model dead? That’s the buzz around town, despite the efforts of the cable industry to assert that claims of its death have been greatly exaggerated. Yet […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. “She is the voice of the Snapchat generation.” Om Malik talks to Jenna Wortham (via Pi.co) 2. Contributoria introduces open commissioning; partners with human rights and free speech orgs for the launch (via Contributoria) 3. Vox Media snags The Mary Sue founder Susana Polo (Richard Horgan / Fishbowl NY) 4. You can now embed […] more »

by Jefferson Yen

Look out Facebook, Snapchat might be the new belle at the social media ball and media companies are taking notice. You can now find media outlets like CNN, ESPN and Vice on the app’s new Discover section, which acts more like a curated portal than random news items in your feed. Each brand’s channel or […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Inside the decentralized news network: Reported.ly’s new model for journalism (Tom Watson / Forbes) 2. A mile wide, an inch deep: On murky metrics (Ev Williams / Medium) 3. FCC launches consumer complaint help site (Tom Eggerton / Broadcasting & Cable) 4. You can finally get ESPN on the Web, for $20 a month […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Silicon Valley and journalism: Make up or break up? (Emily Bell / Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism) 2. ESPN gets ready to launch its first web video subscription service — for cricket’s World Cup (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. Vine shifts from comedy clips to a valid journalistic tool (Frances Perraudin / […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ESPN suspends Bill Simmons from work, social media for criticism of Roger Goodell (Richard Deitsch / Sports Illustrated) 2. Where books are banned, the Internet can be a lifesaver (Jillian York / Electronic Frontier Foundation) 3. How TV Everywhere strategy is evolving in the world of cable news (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman Lab) 4. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The Internet is on go-slow today to support net neutrality (Rainey Reitman / Gizmodo) 2. What Apple’s new products say about the future (Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic) 3. U2, Apple and the deal behind getting ‘Songs of Innocence’ free of charge (John Jurgensen / The Wall Street Journal) 4. Guardian Space & […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. US National Archives to upload all holdings to Wikimedia Commons (Julian Chokkattu / TechCrunch) 2. Truth Goggles launches as an annotation tool for journalists (Craig Silverman / Poynter) 3. The ‘Community’ renewal by Yahoo! is a glimpse into television’s future (Merrill Barr / Forbes) 4. ESPN and Univision want rivals to stop showing World […] more »

by Claire Groden

Last week, ESPN’s Grantland published a story by Caleb Hannan called “Dr. V’s Magical Putter,” a piece that on its face looked into the ambitious claims of Essay Anne Vanderbilt (a.k.a. Dr. V), the inventor of a golf putter called Yar. The article ended up being less about a putter and more about the inventor […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at AJ+, Al Jazeera’s upcoming online news network (Janko Roettgers / GigaOm) 2. Twitter introduces “TV conversation targeting,” TV advertising without TV viewing (Cotton Delo / AdAge) 3. Spotify now valued at more than $4 billion (John D. Stoll, Evelyn Rusli & Sven Grundberg / Wall Street Journal) 4. The newsonomics […] more »