Tag: hearst

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 Susan Currie Sivek

The geeks have taken over the football stadium. The largest stadium in the U.S. was occupied on a recent weekend not by players and cheering fans, but by a hackathon that drew more than 1,200 students from colleges around the country. In another twist, the lead sponsor of this event wasn’t one of the major […] more »

by Gabriel Kahn

Not long ago, I heard Hearst Corp. Magazine Chief Executive David Carey relay a remarkable development: Since the debut of the iPad Mini, paid electronic subscriptions for Hearst magazines had skyrocketed. When he said this in February, at the Dive Into Media conference, the iPad Mini wasn’t even three months old. Though the Mini is […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Department of Justice: We don’t need warrants for email, Facebook chats (CNET) 2. Social + mobile = the “dynamite” combo ITV News needed Nieman) 3. Fox sees “healthy growth” of home video market thanks to digital downloads (PaidContent.org) 4. Hearst hires digital chief to oversee web brands (NYT) 5. LinkedIn launches magazine-style news channel […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Hearst nabs 1 million tablet subscribers (Mashable) 2. BuzzFeed takes steps to add foreign news (NYT) 3. Google reportedly launching paid YouTube subscriptions this week (The Verge) 4. The Truth About Reddit (AdAge) 5. Citizen journalism platform Groundviews thrives in Sri Lanka (Editors Weblog) 6. Concerns about the rising power of media moguls in […] 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 Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Obama’s privacy policy means business as usual for web companies (ReadWriteWeb) 2. Twitter’s co-founder says spending too much time on the site is ‘unhealthy’ (Guardian) 3. Yahoo, Hulu and other tech firms pose another challenge to traditional TV (PaidContent) 4. […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Verizon, AT&T plan to sell 4G iPad (Wall Street Journal) 2. Hearst to make e-editions available on Amazon (Adweek) 3. AP sues Meltwater News over copyright infringement  (AP) 4. The differences between U.S. and U.K. Pinterest users (Mashable) 5. New tool […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the sixth episode of “The Mediatwits,” the new revamped longer form weekly audio podcast from MediaShift. The co-hosts are MediaShift’s Mark Glaser along with PaidContent founder Rafat Ali. This week’s show looks at the way the news of Osama Bin Laden’s death played out over Twitter and other new media, making minor celebrities […] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Magazines have always prided themselves on their longevity as a medium and their pass-along circulation — the additional readers each copy gains when it’s passed from hand to hand. Today, social media are providing opportunities for readers to share content and experience their favorite magazines as part of their social activity online. As a result, […] more »