Tag: mobile apps

by Julie Keck

1. Reuters ends plans for ambitious direct-to-reader service (Leslie Kaufman / New York Times) 2. Study: Most mobile news consumers prefer browser to apps (Amy Gahran / Knight Digital Media Center) 3. Court: Facebook ‘like’ is protected by First Amendment (Joe Palazzolo / Wall Street Journal) 4. New York judge won’t stop Dish’s ad-skipping hopper [...] more »

by Gabriel Kahn

Not long ago, I heard Hearst Corp. Magazine Chief Executive David Carey relay a remarkable development: Since the debut of the iPad Mini, paid electronic subscriptions for Hearst magazines had skyrocketed. When he said this in February, at the Dive Into Media conference, the iPad Mini wasn’t even three months old. Though the Mini is [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Why do community news sites, once hailed as the future of journalism, so often flop? (Adweek) 2. Online radio will start serving ads based on your web browsing (paidContent) 3. How does BuzzFeed intend to crack a $1B valuation? By embracing journalism’s [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

According to research produced by Nielsen, as of 2012 the majority of phone owners in the U.S. now operate smartphones. Accordingly, the growth in app markets for Apple and Android continues unabated, and 2012 brought users a strong list of powerful news and content browsing options. Click here to read the entire series Publishers, in [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Tweeting fake news in a crisis — illegal or just immoral? (GigaOM) 2. How news sites knocked out by Hurricane Sandy got back online (NBC) 3. Vimeo launches tips jar for content creators (PandoDaily) 4. Google introduces new emergency resources in response to Sandy (Bits [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. The risk & benefits of reporting on memes (Poynter) 2. Revamped StumbleUpon.com goes live for all (VentureBeat) 3. The biggest sites in social publishing (BuzzFeed) 4. Mobile reporting: 15 iPhone apps for journalists (Journalism.co.uk) 5. Weather, news apps rank high [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 57th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali as co-hosts. This week, we take a deep dive into “responsive design,” a new design philosophy that creates consistent-looking sites on the web, smartphones and tablets. It started with the Boston Globe and now is coming to the USA Today [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. Are map issues killing iPhone 5 buzz? (CNBC) 2. Facebook updating its mobile apps every 1-2 months (Venturebeat) 3. ESPN building a Twitter-style stream of its own sports content (GigaOm) 4. “Even for twentysomethings, the job description is clear: Everyone is [...] more »

by Katie Bieze

When Twitter user @MindofAndre sent filmmaker and activist Nancy Schwartzman a message on Twitter alerting her to the Apps Against Abuse challenge, her first thought was “I don’t have time to make an app … I’m a filmmaker!” After further consideration, however, Schwartzman, who initiated The Line Campaign with Deb Levine of the Internet Sexuality [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Big changes ahead for Hulu, according to a confidential memo (Variety) 2. Online media will star at this year’s political conventions (WSJ) 3. Myanmar’s government says it will no longer censor local media outlets (Huffington Post) 4. How to build [...] more »