Tag: ipad

by Aileen Gallagher

I looked at my first tablet magazine in 2010. With a few exceptions, the ones I look at today aren’t all that different now than they were then. For the most part, they are magazines that look and navigate like print editions with some “enhanced” elements – an interactive graphic here, a video there. Phones […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Will Comcast Get Justice Dept.’s OK To Buy Time Warner? (Mark Memmott / NPR) 2. [VID] Steinberg: Buzzfeed getting 100 million monthly views on YouTube (Beet.TV) 3. Here’s what the new Apple TV could look like (Hint: Check your iPad) (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 4. Disney & Techstars to launch accelerator program for media, entertainment […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter hoaxes & the ethics of new media: What happens now that we are all journalists? (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 2. Scripps buys Newsy for $35 million to expand into digital video (Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch) 3. Mobile video ads get cut down to size (John McDermott / Digiday) 4. Warner takes Netflix-style service […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Facebook unveils shared photo albums (Mashable) 2. Why magazine iPad subscription numbers are worse than you thought (Ad Age) 3. Vine gets better with age: How screens, speed and network are changing the future of online video (GigaOm) 4. Honolulu Civil Beat helps the public fight for better records access (Nieman Lab) 5. Google […] 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 Kathy E. Gill

In a speech 30 years ago, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs envisioned a computer-as-book, wirelessly connected to others. And the first-generation iPad fulfilled this image of a passive computing device. But three years later, the iPad has proven itself equally adept on the creation side of the computing equation — and its role in education is […] more »

by Dena Levitz

In the beginning, newspapers’ apps were mostly replicas of what they produce in print daily, shrunk down to fit a desired screen. Publishers simply wanted to be in the mobile mix -– and the emphasis was less on trying creative approaches in application look and feel and more on just being there. That, I’m happy […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. David Mamet joins DIY trend as self-published e-books top the charts (Guardian) 2. Mobile phones deliver millions of e-books to the developing world (Mashable) 3. Bookboard streams kids’ books on the iPad, but are e-books good for your children? (Forbes) 4. Next generation e-books introduced at London Book Fair (Guardian) 5. E-books growth is […] 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 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 »