Tag: faa

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. FAA weighs letting film, TV industry use drones (Andy Pasztor / Wall Street Journal) 2. As TV time-shifting grows, networks move toward getting paid for 7 ad days instead of 3 (Jeanine Poggi / AdAge) 3. Ukrainian fact-checking site spots fake photos in social media (Lydia Tomkiw / Nieman Lab) 4. Amazon and a […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter and TV working just fine, says Twitter (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 2. Condé Nast to launch new digital brand aggregating video (Andrew Wallenstein / Variety) 3. AOL will use Nielsen TV ratings to measure its video audience (Robert Andrews / Beet TV) 4. Sprint will offer discount Spotify subscriptions to customers (Kif Leswing […] more »

by Fannie Cohen

Recently drones have become ubiquitous in the media, and not just for executing civilians abroad. Newsrooms are using drones to go places their reporters can’t reach, and drone-deploying filmmakers are capturing what was once cost-prohibitive aerial footage.  And soon, an unmanned aerial vehicle might become your mailman when Amazon launches their drone delivery service. In Silicon Valley, Facebook and Google […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. When a (partial) tweet becomes an ad, what are the rules? (Margaret Sullivan / New York Times) 2. FAA says use of drones for commercial purposes, including journalism, is not allowed (Jeremy Barr / Poynter) 3. Native advertising is the new paywall in media economics – but is it here to stay? (Emily Bell […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Snapchat spurned $3 billion acquisition offer from Facebook (Evelyn Rusli & Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal) 2. NYT ad exec announces ‘full native advertising platform,’ coming soon (Joe Pompeo / Capital New York) 3. What new FAA plans will mean to the future of drone journalism (Matt Waite / Neiman Lab) 4. Pocket […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Penguin resumes selling thousands of e-books to libraries (Digital Book World) 2. AUDIO: FAA considers changing the rules on e-books (Kai Ryssdal / Marketplace on American Public Media) 3. American Library Association announces town hall on e-books (Michael Kozlowski / Good e-Reader) 4. Simon & Schuster launches pilot to sell e-books in classrooms (Digital […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. F.A.A. may loosen curbs on fliers’ use of electronics (NYT) 2. What if the Google Reader readers just don’t come back? (TechCrunch) 3. Michael Wolff on the new dean of the ‘J-school’: Columbia flunks relevancy test (USA Today) 4. Twitter snubs French court request for information on authors of hate speech – Updated (The […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Farhad Manjoo: Buying books online is better for authors, better for the economy, and better for you (Slate) 2. F.A.A. approves iPads in cockpits, but not for passengers (Bits Blog) 3. Louis CK made more profit on latest release by selling directly to […] more »