Tag: hacking

by Julie Keck

1. Secret court ruling put tech companies in data bind (NYT) 2. Reporting, or illegal hacking? (Columbia Journalism Review) 3. Lucas and Spielberg predict ‘massive implosion’ of Hollywood caused by tech industry (TechCrunch) 4. Venerable format of ‘NewsHour’ struggles with new era of media (NYT) 5. BMI files suit against Pandora (The Hollywood Reporter) 6. 16 percent share content on Twitter without reading it (Social Media Today) [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Guardian’s digital-first strategy paying off, guiding the future (Guardian) 2. Opinion: Obama’s war on leaks undermines investigative journalism (Washington Post) 3. Holder OK’d search warrant for Fox News reporter’s private emails, official says (NBC News) 4. Judge leaning toward U.S. in Apple e-books case (Reuters) 5. How publishers organize in the social era (Digiday) 6. Financial Times tech blog and Twitter hacked (WSJ) 7. ‘Twitter Amplify’ advertisements [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

News and social media seem like two great tastes that go together. But lately, the two have been at loggerheads. After the @AP Twitter feed was hacked, Wall Street reacted as if the news was real. And during the Boston manhunt, it was hard to tell who was spreading more misinformation, social media or traditional [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

This week’s Mediatwits podcast takes a walk on the dark side. We have our usual roundtable with Mark Glaser moderating, along with Seattle Times’ Monica Guzman, USC’s Andrew Lih and Reuters’ Felix Salmon. Plus, special guest Amy Mitchell from Pew’s Project for Excellence in Journalism will break down the massive State of the News Media [...] more »

by Shawn Crispin

Cyberattacks on news websites and apparent government hacking into journalists’ email accounts have raised new questions about the integrity of media reforms in Burma. The New York Times reported earlier this month that several journalists who regularly cover Burma-related news recently received warning messages from Google that their email accounts may have been hacked by [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Exposé of Chinese data thieves reveals sloppy tactics (MIT Tech Review) 2. FCC proposal hopes to grow WiFi spectrum by 35%, reduce hotspot congestion (Engadget) 3. Nielsen ratings expanded to include streaming services (The Verge) 4. Crowdsourced news service Blottr raises 612k for content syndication system NewsPoint (TechCrunch) 5. NYT puts Boston Globe on [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Chinese Army unit possibly tied to hacking in the U.S. (NYT) 2. Social media disaster for Burger King (GigaOm) 3. Tesla Model S review the result of ‘shaky judgment’ (Engadget) 4. Why LinkedIn is a sleeping giant of publishing (Digiday) 5. PBS explores gun violence in the wake of Sandy Hook (NYT) 6. How [...] more »

by Mark Drapeau

Picture this: You’re waiting in line at your favorite local drugstore or grocery store and have two minutes to kill. What do you do? Five years ago, many people would flip through one of the many magazines positioned near the checkout counter: Cosmo, maybe, or Esquire. In 2013, we still browse and buy magazines in [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Marketers jump on Super Bowl blackout with real-time Twitter campaigns (AdAge) 2. “Being ignorant and uninvolved in ‘the business side’ has been a disaster for the newsroom.” (PressThink) 3. Chou of Kabam talks going global and moving from a Facebook-centric model to mobile – Podcast (GigaOm) 4. “It’s not a matter of whether or [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Why Twitter’s relationship with media is complicated (GigaOm) 2. Twitter continues to protect protester’s tweets (AllTwitter) 3. Ohio State forbids reporters to tweet during press conferences (Poynter) 4. UK journalist arrested on suspicion of computer hacking (Huffington Post) 5. Did [...] more »