Tag: ipad apps

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. NBC corrects Zimmerman snafu – just not on the air  (NYT) 2. Pinterest hype peaks but growth could be slowing (TechCrunch) 3. Twitter users in France use ‘offbeat code’ to share early election tallies (NYT) 4. National Enquirer launches its [...] more »

by Simon Owens

It seemed like the first-delivered iPad was hardly unsheathed from its box before News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch, apparently unfazed by a rich past of misguided forays into Internet ventures, announced the launch of The Daily, which was immediately labeled the first tablet-only newspaper. And it was mere weeks — if not days — after [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Even back in 1888, King Kalakaua of Hawaii recognized the power of city and regional magazines. His royal charter led to the creation of the magazine Paradise of the Pacific, whose goal was to display the civilization of the islands and to draw tourists and business. Kalakaua would be amazed by the transformation of the [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Poetry on your iPhone. Short stories on your Kindle. Or, if you’re not yet into e-reading, how about a complete print-on-demand literary magazine? However you like your literature, Narrative Magazine has you covered. Literary magazines aren’t exactly known yet for their digital expertise. This genre of magazines has moved slowly into the online realm, mainly [...] more »

by Wayne MacPhail

Education content on MediaShift is sponsored by Carnegie-Knight News21, an alliance of 12 journalism schools in which top students tell complex stories in inventive ways. See tips for spurring innovation and digital learning at Learn.News21.com. I am writing this article on an iPad which is tapped wirelessly into a coffee shop’s WiFi. The device knows [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

In my recent discussions with magazine editors, executives and experts, I’ve heard a lot about how magazines will integrate new forms of advertising, and “monetization” opportunities, into their digital content. From digital editions to social media to mobile apps, magazines are exploring a variety of ways to provide advertisers with novel opportunities to reach audiences, [...] more »