Tag: html5

by Jenny Xie

Responsive web design — where “one design fits all devices” — continues to gain momentum. Dozens of responsive sites have popped up, and a recent post on Idea Lab from Journalism Accelerator outlined how and why media sites should go responsive. Click on the image for the entire series. But hold your horses. Despite the [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Why do community news sites, once hailed as the future of journalism, so often flop? (Adweek) 2. Online radio will start serving ads based on your web browsing (paidContent) 3. How does BuzzFeed intend to crack a $1B valuation? By embracing journalism’s [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self publishing 1. Amazon: Time to start programming your e-books (CNET News) 2. Soon, e-books to let you flip pages like print magazines (Deccan Herald) 3. UK’s first literary prize exclusively for e-books and digital publishing (Book Trade) 4. Amazon scoots past Apple’s rules with HTML5 iPad Kindle store (paidContent) [...] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

First the easy predictions for the new year: In 2012 we’ll see a rise of politics in the digisphere, along with reporting as if the phenomenon is a surprise; more strum over the Murdochs’ drum; and a snazzy new iPad 3. But, there are bigger rumblings afoot in the year ahead, too. Here’s my second [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories on media and technology around the web 1. Netflix loses 800,000 subscribers, stock takes another hit (MediaPost) 2. Screen time higher than ever for children (New York Times) 3. WikiLeaks suspends publishing to fight financial blockade (paidContent)   4. Obama campaign adds Tumblr to its social media activities for 2012 election (New York Times)   5. The best [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Business content on MediaShift is sponsored by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, which offers an intensive, cutting edge, three semester Master of Arts in Journalism; a unique one semester Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism; and the CUNY J-Camp series of Continuing Professional Development workshops focused on emerging trends and skill sets in the industry. [...] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

Major publishers are starting to deliver content to the iPad outside Apple’s App Store, avoiding the company’s rules and restrictions that limit what they can do and how much they can earn. Instead of building native apps in iOS, the proprietary operating system for the iPad and other Apple devices, the publishers are using HTML5, [...] more »

by Roland Legrand

When the iPad first arrived on the scene, our Belgian business newspapers, De Tijd and L’Echo, embraced it. We knew tablets, with their lightness and convenience, would become important for our communities, and so we dove into building apps and offering our readers special deals on iPads. Quickly though, we learned that despite the opportunities [...] more »