Tag: michael wolff

by Julie Keck

1. Viral Twitter account rounds up all of Sochi‚Äôs problems (Caitlin Dewey / Washington Post) 2. To grow, Netflix must learn from the quietly brilliant UI of regular TVs (Kyle Vanhemert / Wired) 3. Twitter transparency report shows government takedown and info requests are on the rise (Nick Summers / The Next Web) 4. Wolff: […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. A quest to save AM before it’s lost in the static (New York Times) 2. ‘Riptide’ project explains how legacy media got washed out to sea by digital currents (Poynter) 3. Opinion: Wolff – All Things D’s Kara Swisher is a feared player (USA Today) 4. Politico publisher buys Capital New York (Politico) 5. […] more »

by Mark Glaser

This week’s Mediatwits podcast includes a Yahoo, a shocking book, an academic appointment and a D.I.Y. magazine kit. Our roundtable includes Mark Glaser hosting, along with Seattle Times’ Monica Guzman, Guardian’s Ana Marie Cox, Reuters’ Felix Salmon and USC’s Andrew Lih. Our special guest is author and digital thinking Douglas Rushkoff, whose latest book, “Present […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. F.A.A. may loosen curbs on fliers’ use of electronics (NYT) 2. What if the Google Reader readers just don’t come back? (TechCrunch) 3. Michael Wolff on the new dean of the ‘J-school’: Columbia flunks relevancy test (USA Today) 4. Twitter snubs French court request for information on authors of hate speech – Updated (The […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Andy Carvin calls himself an “oral historian” and created a new genre of news coverage by blanketing Twitter during the Arab Spring and RT’ing and crowdsourcing the news as it spread on social networks. When the Newtown massacre happened last Friday, Carvin was covering it once again as the news broke, which led to mocking […] more »