Tag: hbo

by Julie Keck

1. A.C.L.U. and Human Rights Watch say surveillance programs hurt news coverage (Sydney Ember / New York Times) 2. NPR One delivers a curated public radio stream for the smartphone era (Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch) 3. First Look Media changes course on “digital magazines” (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 4. HBO pushes web expansion as [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. As CNN mobile traffic hits 40 percent, editor calls web vs. apps debate ‘red herring’ (Sam Kirkland / Poynter) 2. Interview with Jay Rosen on the future of native advertising (Sam Petulla / Contently) 3. HBO and Showtime fight back: Subscriptions aren’t actually down (Eliana Dockterman / TIME) 4. Tivo lays off most of [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Grantland and Dr. V: What happens when niche journalism meets the network effect (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 2. Verizon agrees to buy Intel’s failed internet TV project (Aaron Souppouris / Verge) 3. How an intern created the NYT’s dialect quiz, the site’s most-visited content in 2013 (Ryan Graff / Knight Lab) 4. As Netflix [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. AP’s Carvin: News battle near for Twitter, Facebook (Michael Depp / NetNews Check) 2. Guardian deletes Emma Keller post about cancer patient (Sam Kirkland & Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 3.  Boston Globe Media Partners launches pioneering program to support local non-profits (Business Wire) 4. Apple loses bid to block antitrust monitorship (Nate Raymond / [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Netflix now has more paying customers than HBO in the U.S. (Zachary Seward / Quartz) 2. BuzzFeed hires Pulitzer winner to head investigative unit (Leslie Kaufman / New York Times) 3. Google unveils tools to access web from repressive countries (Sam Gustin / TIME) 4. Wikipedia editors, locked in battle with PR firm, delete [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The Web is a lab for marketable TV content, and vice versa (Sam Thielman / AdWeek) 2. Time Warner CEO open to bundling online HBO subscription with broadband plans (Bryan Bishop / The Verge) 3. Internet radio services becoming more mainstream (Ryan Faughnder / LA Times) 4. Pinterest sees growing number of journalists using [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Reddit bans subreddit dedicated to finding the Navy Yard shooters (Andrea Peterson / Washington Post) 2. Survey: Nearly two-thirds of adults use their phone to go online (Pew Internet) 3. Online Journalism Awards finalists announced (ONA) 4. Twitter’s third act: A new design to court the mainstream (Mike Isaac / AllThingsD) 5. In a [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. BBC launches ‘expert women database’ to help its journalists diversify sources (Poynter) 2. Summly’s teenaged founder says he wants to make Yahoo great again (GigaOm) 3. New York Times closes another loophole in its digital pay wall (PaidContent.org) 4. Spotify plans to take on Netflix and HBO with streaming video service (Business Insider) 5. [...] more »

by Seth Shapiro

Note: This story has been corrected. See the bottom of the story for the correction. There’s been a media blitz over Netflix’s “House Of Cards,” and how revolutionary it is. “House Of Cards“ is the most interesting show of the year. But it’s not revolutionary. Let’s break it down. 1. Exploding Commercial TV? “House of Cards“ and Netflix [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Jim Roberts took a buyout from NYT last week, will now head Digital at Reuters (Nieman) 2. Magazines still have a life on 7-inch screens (AllThingsD) 3. Common sense is the key to effective online communication (memeburn) 4. Tempted to quit Facebook? 5 1/2 reasons to stay (PandoDaily) 5. HBO adds Airplay to make [...] more »