Tag: gawker

by Julie Keck

1. Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich resigns as CEO, leaves foundation board (Kara Swisher / Re/code) 2. Leaked NSA documents will be stored in public database (Adrianne Jeffries / The Verge) 3. Turkey lifts Twitter ban after court ruling (Ozge Ozbilgin & Orhan Coskun / Reuters) 4. European Parliament passes strong net neutrality law, major roaming [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Apple in talks with Comcast about streaming-TV service (Shalini Ramachandran, Daisuke Wakabayashi & Amol Sharma / Wall Street Journal) 2. Slate to introduce a variation on the pay wall (Leslie Kaufman / New York Times) 3. Nilay Patel, no longer managing editor of The Verge, moves to Vox.com (Kara Swisher / Re/code) 4. Chuck [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Report: Stories about politics inspire best/worst comments (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 2. Twitter now lets you receive direct messages from any follower (Tom Warren / The Verge) 3. YouTube Partner: We are “not happy” with money from subscription channels (Lucas Shaw / The Wrap) 4. Who’s behind the sponsored content at BuzzFeed, Gawker, Hearst [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Nielsen to measure Twitter chatter about TV shows (Brian Stelter / New York Times) 2. Opinion: Why tablet magazines are a failure (Jon Lund / GigaOm) 3. Britons spend 1 in 12 waking moments online, pushing online ad spending to an all-time high (Mark Sweney / Guardian) 4. As society changes, a bright future [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Netflix’s House of Cards makes internet TV history with an Emmy win (Kit Eaton / Fast Company) 2. Gawker wants to encourage more voices online, but with less yelling (Nick Bilton / New York Times) 3. Understanding the native advertising continuum (Jonathon Glick & Joshua Neckes / paidContent) 4. New Twitter search tool portrays [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Journalists at Bradley Manning-Wikileaks trial report hostile conditions for press (Boing Boing) 2. Gawker lets readers rewrite headlines and reframe articles (Neiman Lab) 3. Google ends Chromecast-Netflix promotion ‘due to overwhelming demand’ (LA Times) 4. Study finds half of web ads do not appear, publishers under pressure to display (WAN IFRA) 5. Journalists and [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. New mobile TV study shows changes in viewing habits (Poynter) 2. Google Chromecast device is a game changer (Forbes) 3. Chipotle faked its Twitter hack (Mashable) 4. Gawker’s Nick Denton makes peace with the ‘banner ad’ (Digiday) 5. Journalist launches FairPic as marketplace to license images (Journalism.co.uk) 6. Hoopla wants to be a free [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. E-book ruling gives Amazon an advantage (NYT) 2. The Manning trial grapples with the question of whether Wikileaks is a media entity (GigaOm) 3. How to embed Instagram pictures, videos (CNET) 4. Eisner predicts Hulu will lose next-day TV rights post-sale (Bloomberg) 5. BuzzFeed removes story that parodies the site’s lists (Poynter) 6. Blip [...] more »

by Zach C. Cohen

Washington Post joined the 450 other daily U.S. newspapers with pay walls this week and also now offers “Sponsored Views” below its editorials. We’ll talk to Forbes media columnist Jeff Bercovici about the advantages and disadvantages of pay walls at the Post and beyond. We’ll also talk to CNET’s Declan McCullagh on new developments in [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Turkish protesters use Indiegogo to raise over $50k for full-page New York Times ad (Mediaite) 2. Penguin CEO takes stand in Apple e-books antitrust case (Reuters) 3. Rob Ford crack video Gawker crowdfunded over $200k to buy might be ‘gone’ (Gawker) 4. US government asked AP for $1 million for secret email addresses (The Atlantic) 5. Tracing the online links between civic engagement [...] more »