Tag: medium

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 Melanie Stone

It was just more than a year ago that Ev Williams and Biz Stone created the publishing platform Medium. The Internet officially met the site in August 2012, and since then, Medium’s popularity has grown enough for even the most skeptical media watchers to use the word “momentum.” Medium is still an enigma, however — in […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Social networks in a battle for the second screen (Vindu Goel & Brian Stelter / New York Times) 2. Are personal essays the future of digital journalism? (Aneya Fernando / 10,000 Words) 3. Who are the most social publishers on the web? (Ami Sedghi / Guardian) 4. Columbia University’s piracy.lab explores the online world […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Study: BuzzFeed dominates on Facebook, BBC tops Twitter (Sara Morrison / The Wrap) 2. Google’s chief economist understands media better than some industry execs do (Mathew Ingram / paidContent) 3. Intel looking for help from Amazon or Samsung to keep its web TV project alive (Peter Kafka / AllThingsD) 4. Medium experiments with the […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. What the ESPN/Frontline breakup teaches us about investigative reporting (Poynter) 2. Why Twitter’s new Conversations view is a big deal and why it matters for its IPO (GigaOm) 3. Automattic takes on Storify with WordPress Media Explorer for curating tweets and YouTube videos (The Next Web) 4. Twitter acquires social TV tracker Trendrr (AllThingsD) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NSA broke privacy rules thousands of times per year, audit finds (Washington Post) 2. Is it OK to spy on your children’s online activities? (Guardian) 3. The Next Web sheds key staff amid shift in editorial priorities (PandoDaily) 4. Sony and Viacom reach tentative deal to stream cable channels (The New York Times) 5. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The problem with online freelance journalism (Reuters) 2. Pay walls for digital content are getting higher, starting sooner (paidContent)  3. No end in sight to tough Venezuelan control over media, social or otherwise, following Chavez passing (Variety) 4. YouTube to launch streaming music service, take on Spotify (CNN Money) 5. Medium wants to help […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. 6 top tips for handing a social media crisis (memeburn) 2. Kickstarter’s Perry Chen on crowdsourcing and creativity – Podcast (GigaOm) 3. Success of music streaming apps like Spotify means less money for musicians (NYT) 4. “In death, Swartz has become a political martyr for the cause he championed in life: making scientific and […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. 2012 saw more print magazine launches than a year earlier, with fewer pubs folding (Crain’s) 2. Royal phone scandal highlights new media risks (Reuters) 3. Washington Post appears to be a dinosaur – but has already evolved (The Guardian) 4. Young-adult readers may […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Why liveblogs outperform other online news formats by up to 300% (journalism.co.uk) 2. Hiring a Bush daughter, to attract younger readers (Media Decoder) 3. How the media inflames privacy panic (GigaOM) 4. Medium: Why you should watch two Twitter co-founders’ new idea (ReadWrite) 5. […] more »