Tag: fcc

by Julie Keck

1. CNN to double digital politics staff for 2016 (Erik Wemple / Washington Post) 2. Commenters hate HuffPost’s new Facebook-only commenting system (Sam Kirkland / Poynter) 3. Kickstarter simplifies its rules and lowers the barrier for project acceptance (Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch) 4. 2015: The year there will be more cellular connections than people (Kevin [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Peabody Awards salute Tom Brokaw, storytellers across the media spectrum (Addie Morfoot / Variety) 2. Twitter is considering a deal to buy SoundCloud (Peter Kafka / Recode) 3. Patch sites turn corner after sale and big cuts (Leslie Kaufman / New York Times) 4. What the FCC’s net neutrality ruling means for journalism (Al [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. New York Times internal report painted dire digital picture (Myles Tanzer / BuzzFeed) 2. Free Press’ Timothy Karr on protecting net neutrality (92nd Street Y) 3. FCC votes for Internet “fast lanes” but could change its mind later (Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica) 4. Europe: Digital companies demand new Google anti-trust probe (Channel NewAsia) [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Copy editors carve niche in digital media landscape (Dan Appenfeller / American Journalism Review) 2. Purge pay TV, binge on data: Cord-cutters are gulping down bandwidth (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. FCC considers treating cable firms like utilities in net neutrality debate (Dominic Rushe / The Guardian US) 4. Google faces challenges in Europe [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Saving community newspapers? Don’t start with layoffs (Jim Bach / American Journalism Review) 2. FCC won’t let firms segregate web traffic into fast, slow lanes (Gautham Nagesh / Wall Street Journal) 3. Apple, Amazon and the uncertain future of the book start-up (Laura Hazard Owen / GigaOm) 4. Spain set to introduce new law [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. More ad dollars flow to pirated video (Jack Marshall / Wall Street Journal) 2. Beyond responsive: Three mobile website design tricks becoming trends (Henry Taylor / The Media Briefing) 3. Amazon, Netflix and tech giants defend net neutrality in letter to FCC (Stacey Higgenbothom / GigaOm) 4. EndlessTV serves up free web video to [...] more »

by Fannie Cohen

This week, the Supreme Court began hearings to determine if Aereo’s broadcast-TV-time-shifting model is legal. Aereo is an antenna middle man for consumers, who can rent an unobstructed TV antenna that beams the content back to any of their devices as live-streamed TV, or saves it for watching later. It’s both a guaranteed good signal and [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. FCC to propose new ‘net neutrality’ rules (Gautham Nagesh / Wall Street Journal) 2. FremantleMedia claims rights to YouTube user-uploaded clips (Todd Spangler / Variety) 3. NYT up to nearly 800K paid digital subscribers (Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch) 4. Americans spent 43.4 percent of media time online (Bill Cromwell / Media Life Magazine) 5. [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Netflix’s net neutrality plea gets rejected by the FCC (Brendan Sasso / National Journal) 2. The role of pay and traffic in Forbes’ search for a new media equation (Lewis Dvorkin / Forbes) 3. How alternative finance builds alternative journalism (Brett Scott / Contributoria) 4. Did Stephen Colbert bow to pressure by deleting @ColbertReport? [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The FCC will monitor peering fights to ensure innovation prevails (Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOm) 2. Journalists offer different perspectives on what to do with audience data (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 3. With social media’s rise, the pulpit isn’t just the President’s anymore (Ashley Parker / New York Times) 4. Twitter co-founder Ev Williams raises [...] more »