Tag: ipod

by Julie Keck

1. The FCC will monitor peering fights to ensure innovation prevails (Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOm) 2. Journalists offer different perspectives on what to do with audience data (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 3. With social media’s rise, the pulpit isn’t just the President’s anymore (Ashley Parker / New York Times) 4. Twitter co-founder Ev Williams raises [...] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

We’re spoiled by technology. Today, we expect more from our media than we can get from print, radio or linear TV. If you’re like me — and, increasingly, evidence shows people are — you crave portability, fungibility, the ability to listen to a book or article, to watch a TV show or movie or YouTube [...] more »

by Jennifer Woodard Maderazo

Here at MediaShift, we have had some less than perfect experiences with mobile devices and the Internet. Earlier this year, Mark wrote a manifesto about what would make for a smarter smartphone. And last summer I grumbled about the bad time I was having with my new smartphone. The Treo 680 was under-delivering in the [...] more »

by Jennifer Woodard Maderazo

Last month at the highly anticipated MacWorld conference here in San Francisco, Apple honcho Steve Jobs said some words that left many agape. Those words weren’t “Macbook Air” but “people don’t read anymore.” He was predicting a doomed future for Amazon’s new Kindle e-reader. Shocked, I’ve been going over this for weeks now, trying to [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

From time to time, I’ll give an overview of one broad MediaShift topic, annotated with online resources and plenty of tips. The idea is to help you understand the topic, learn the jargon, and hopefully consider trying your hand at a new endeavor. I’ve already covered blogging, RSS feeds, citizen journalism, and wikis. This week [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

When it comes to enjoying music or talk radio in the car, why does everything have to be so complicated? First, I have to spend time loading up my iPod with music or podcasts I’ve downloaded. Then I have to charge my iPod up with power. Then I have to connect my iPod to my [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

I was sitting on a panel recently in Pasadena for the TV critics press tour, and someone in the audience asked about what people would really watch on the small screen of a cell phone or video iPod. I mentioned what Chris McQueen said on this very weblog, that if you’re in a line somewhere, [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

PressThink blogger and NYU professor Jay Rosen asks a good question of me: “If there’s a Media Shift, what is it shifting from and what is it shifting to?” In the case of newspapers, it’s easy to say that the shift is from costly newsprint to less costly Internet and new media delivery options such [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

The video iPod has sent shudders through the media business, because it offers a new way to watch TV, video and movies. You can download video onto the iPod and then watch it on your own clock as you travel. Plus, new cellular phones are adding the capability to watch video and TV as well. [...] more »