Tag: microsoft

by Julie Keck

1. Vox takes melding of journalism and technology to a new level (Leslie Kaufman / New York Times) 2. Microsoft goes Hollywood in Amazon-like programming push (Dina Bass & Cliff Edwards / Bloomberg News) 3. The “Cuban Twitter” scam is a drop in the Internet propaganda bucket (Glenn Greenwald / The Intercept) 4. Can the […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The woman behind Upworthy’s viral explosion (Stephen H. Segal / Philadelphia Weekly) 2. How HarperCollins’s Chief Digital Officer uses big data to make publishing profitable (Rachel Greenfield / Fast Company) 3. How geolocation may play a bigger role in future newsgathering (Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk) 4. Why related links are getting so racy and […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Microsoft to buy Nokia’s device business in deal worth over $7 billion (AllThingsD) 2. CBS returns, triumphant, to cable box (NYT) 3. Jeffrey Bezos, the Washington Post’s next owner, aims for a ‘new golden era’ at the paper (Washington Post) 4. Vimeo starts funding indie films to broaden its on demand platform (PaidContent) 5. […] more »

by Mark Glaser

The right to privacy seems to be an illusion these days. Feds are snooping on AP reporters and editors. Feds are getting phone records of millions of Americans. And now, the biggest one of all: An inside government source leaked information to the Guardian and Washington Post that the NSA and FBI have direct access […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. U.S. Attorney General defends DOJ seizure of phone records (NYT) 2. Microsoft’s anti-Google campaign gets a boost…from Google (AllThingsD) 3. Under fire, the White House pushes to revive news media shield law (NYT) 4. Advertisers lure Vine whiz to create new 6-second ads (CNN) 5. Publisher threatens to sue blogger for $1 billion (The […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. “Fair use” takes center stage at Google Books appeal (PaidContent.org) 2. Ending the TOC conference, but still pushing tools of change for publishing (O’Reilly) 3. Microsoft mulling Nook Media LLC purchase for $1 billion (TechCrunch) 4. U.K. publishers hit book sales record for 2012 amid digital growth (The Hollywood Reporter) 5. Piracy not an […] more »

by Terri Thornton

My high school-age son gets lots of information from lots and lots of colleges. One that caught his attention was a place I’d barely heard of — Flagler College. How did they do it? With videos. This is more than a mom being surprised at what her kid learned on the Internet. It’s an example […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. When news breaks, 83% of Americans seek out a second source for more info (Poynter) 2. Barnes & Noble, Microsoft complete deal to create Nook Media (Publishers Weekly) 3. Tumblr has an official analytics tool (Social Times) 4. Knight awards $3 […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. One-third of adults under 30 get news on social networks now (Poynter) 2. ‘Innocence of Muslims’ filmmaker arrested (Poynter) 3. In changing news landscape, TV is increasingly vulnerable (Pew Research Center) 4. Microsoft to integrate Klout scores on Bing (ZDNet) 5. […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. 12 things students should never do on social media (Mashable) 2. 5 tech tools that could make classrooms better (Mashable) 3. Toronto non-profit introduces web programming to young women (Vancouver Sun) 4. Kids can learn to code with Microsoft’s ‘Kodu Mars’ game (SlashGear) […] more »