Tag: matter

by Rachele Kanigel

When Corey Ford was studying journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the late 1990s, he barely heard the word entrepreneurship. That was back in the day when journalists were told to steer clear of the business side and just stick to telling stories. “I definitely didn’t get anything remotely entrepreneurial [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Report: Global digital news audience increased by 23% in 2013 (Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk) 2. Is Medium a platform or a publisher? And is Matter a magazine or a collection? Yes (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 3. Blendle, Dutch startup that charges readers by the article, reaches 60k users (Alexander Klöpping / Medium) 4. Time [...] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week’s RJI Futures Lab looks into how the startup accelerator Matter nurtures media innovation, and we hear how software giant Adobe is approaching the mobile platform. PART 1: Growing media startups at Matter Since its launch in 2012, the startup accelerator Matter has helped more than a dozen teams of [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at AJ+, Al Jazeera’s upcoming online news network (Janko Roettgers / GigaOm) 2. Twitter introduces “TV conversation targeting,” TV advertising without TV viewing (Cotton Delo / AdAge) 3. Spotify now valued at more than $4 billion (John D. Stoll, Evelyn Rusli & Sven Grundberg / Wall Street Journal) 4. The newsonomics [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Arianna Huffington on paywalls, aggregation and the ‘third metric’ (Stuart Thomas / Memeburn) 2. Netflix VP: Chromecast could take second-screen TV mainstream (Janko Roettgers / GigaOm) 3. Hackers hit PR Newswire (Nathan Mattise / Ars Technica) 4. How many top newspaper editors are from digital backgrounds? Still darn few (Rick Edmonds / Poynter) 5. [...] more »