Tag: guardian

by Julie Keck

1. Apple pitches ad-skipping for new TV service (Jessica Lessin) 2. Yahoo wins court order to release records of its fight against PRISM (Daily Dot) 3. Media continues to focus on NSA whistleblower Snowden rather than the information he’s revealed (EFF) 4. Guardian reports boost in digital revenue, losses at lowest level since 2008 (Press [...] 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. Reddit says bomb suspects cleared (Business Insider) 2. Anonymous offers citizen journalism (BBC) 3. Guardian’s Simon Rogers to join Twitter as data editor (Journalism.uk) 4. 5 startups changing the way the news business delivers content (PaidContent.org) 5. Tumblr’s David Karp on the closing of Storyboard: It “didn’t work” (Capital New York) Subscribe to Daily [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Youth flock to mobile messaging apps, may be a threat to Facebook (Reuters) 2. Columbia’s new journalism dean looks ahead in the digital era (NYT) 3. TV service providers held talks with web TV company Aereo (AllThingsD) 4. Soon your media will know you better than you know yourself (PaidContent.org) 5. Guardian Goggles: Because [...] more »

by Henk van Ess

Did Pope Francis play a major role in Argentina’s Dirty War? Reporters claim they can substantiate this allegation. They published photos of dictator Jorge Videla with a cardinal, allegedly Jorge Bergoglio, the recently elected Pope Francis. But something was wrong with these findings. Great find, Brad: pope’s connivance with dictatorship RT <a href="https://twitter.com/delong">delong</a> Hugh O'Shaughnessy: [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. AOL poised to hire Susan Lyne to run all content brands but HuffPo (AllThingsD) 2. Cablevision sues Viacom in battle over bundling of channels (NYT) 3. What the Atlantic learned from its Scientology incident (PaidContent.org) 4. Yelp: We compete with print, not Google or Facebook (CNET) 5. Andrew Breitbart’s combative conservativism lives on with [...] more »

by Julie Keck

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education compiled by Julie Keck. 1. Public is public… except in journalism? (Huffington Post) 2. One less thing to carry: using your iPhone to record calls (Journalism.co.uk) 3. New data on what funds journalism worldwide: no Holy Grail but many ideas (Neiman Lab) 4. Guardian [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Internet may soon beat TV as main source of national news (paidContent) 2. Guardian kills its Facebook social reader (GigaOM) 3. Slate now considering a pay model, too (Forbes) 4. This is what Newsweek’s digital future will look like (Adweek) 5. Around the world [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. How we read, not what we read, may be contributing to our information overload (NiemanLab) 2. Why pushing for a paywall at the Washington Post completely misses the point (GigaOM) 3. Guardian and BBC battle for traffic in the Big Apple (paidContent) 4. [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Can a big bet on tech help USA Today escape its paper past? (paidContent) 2. The Guardian US reports record traffic in October 2012 (Guardian) 3. Storify launches redesign that elevates popular social media elements (Poynter) 4. Why the ‘live [...] more »