Tag: groupon

by Julie Keck

1. Bradley Manning provides evidence for why we need a media entity like WikiLeaks (PaidContent.org) 2. How much could The Guardian make by putting up a pay wall? (The Media Briefing) 3. Federated Media’s Battelle headed back to the CEO role (Forbes) 4. Why we need to stop thinking about Groupon as a tech company [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. A by-the-numbers take on Digg’s decline (The Atlantic) 2. Are TV and the cable bundle on the verge of death? (The Atlantic) 3. Why Groupon’s founder is working as a host at a Chicago restaurant (Businessweek) 4. “Likes” for Facebook [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Farhad Manjoo: “Buying books online is better for authors, better for the economy, and better for you” (Slate) 2. Richard Russo: “Amazon’s ham-fisted strategy has the potential to morph into a genuine Occupy Amazon movement” (New York Times) 3. Readers return to brick-and-mortar stores for [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Somalia’s Islamist insurgents embrace Twitter as a weapon (New York Times) 2. Richard Russo: “Amazon’s ham-fisted strategy has the potential to morph into a genuine Occupy Amazon movement” (New York Times) 3. Readers return to brick-and-mortar stores for holiday book purchases (New York Times) 4. [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Henry Blodget Welcome to the 27th episode of “The Mediatwits,” the weekly audio podcast from MediaShift. The co-hosts are MediaShift’s Mark Glaser and entrepreneur Rafat Ali. This week we look deeper at the Groupon IPO, which briefly valued the daily deals startup at nearly $20 billion. Our special guests are Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget, [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. Researchers release “socialbots” on Facebook to collect user data for security study (CNET News) 2. All the Groupon IPO really proves is that the bubble is back (GigaOM) 3. Investing in selling nothing: Zynga’s march to an IPO (NPR) 4. Disney partners with YouTube on new video series (New [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. Inside Groupon: “The world’s most controversial company” (Business Insider) 2. Study: HuffingtonPost’s brand is more valuable than AOL’s (Forbes) 3. NBC to invests millions in news at its local TV stations (The Hollywood Reporter) 4. Gamestop to sell branded Android tablets (paidContent) 5. Next up to sue BitTorrent [...] more »