Tag: financial times

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Times-Picayune to end daily publication, ramp up web presence (Forbes) 2. How the Financial Times is doing with its mobile web app (PaidContent) 3. The New Yorker to serialize a short story on Twitter, starting tonight (New York Observer) 4. [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. E-book revenues for publishers were up in 2011 (PaidContent) 2. Financial Times’ digital growth explained (Foliomag) 3. More are watching live TV to avoid spoilers on social networks (Lost Remote) 4. NYT launches Tumblr of paper’s photo archives (Poynter) 5. [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. Apple’s Newsstand gives publishers a push (Editor & Publisher) 2. Richard Stallman: “Facebook does massive surveillance” (RT) 3. Jakob Nielsen: “Kindle Fire offers a disappointingly poor user experience” 4. U. of Alaska slows Internet to curb illegal downloading (Wired Campus) 5. Khan Academy blends its YouTube approach with [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Business content on MediaShift is sponsored by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, which offers an intensive, cutting edge, three semester Master of Arts in Journalism; a unique one semester Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism; and the CUNY J-Camp series of Continuing Professional Development workshops focused on emerging trends and skill sets in the industry. [...] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

There’s been a lot of hand wringing about pay walls in digital media lately, but not a lot of discussion on how they’re working or how to improve them. The pay wall that’s gotten the most press, of course, is that of the New York Times — instituted on March 28. The Times asks people [...] more »

by Roland Legrand

When the iPad first arrived on the scene, our Belgian business newspapers, De Tijd and L’Echo, embraced it. We knew tablets, with their lightness and convenience, would become important for our communities, and so we dove into building apps and offering our readers special deals on iPads. Quickly though, we learned that despite the opportunities [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

This episode of 4MR is brought to you by GoDaddy, helping you set up your own website in a snap with domain name registration, web hosting and 24/7 support. Visit GoDaddy to learn more. Here’s the latest 4MR audio report from MediaShift. In this week’s edition, I look at the recent move by Viacom to [...] more »

by Roland Legrand

What determines a successful community? The number of unique visitors or page views? The number of comments? Those metrics can be important, but there are also qualitative aspects to consider. Are the discussions on your site respectful and insightful? Are members deriving value from the community? Or are you hosting flame wars that lack intelligence [...] more »