Tag: msnbc

by Julie Keck

1. #illridewithyou: Hashtag offers solidarity with Sydney’s Muslims after cafe siege (via Guardian) 2. FOIA reform dies while the press looked the other way (Kelly J. O’Brien / Columbia Journalism Review) 3. MSNBC expanding online with original programming, streaming video (Jason J. Hughes / The Wrap) 4. The New York Times and Women in the […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Cable news used to be so simple. There was CNN and not much else. But as CNN proved the case that people did have an appetite for TV news around the clock, more stations popped up on the cable dial, including CNN Headline News and the more opinionated Fox News and MSNBC. You’d think that […] more »

by Evelyn Messinger

This September, I wrote in MediaShift about the unfortunate effects on journalism that the deregulation of campaign financing could have. The article hinted that public media might be able to offset the damage, and maybe even save democracy. This sounds so grandiose that, to explain how and why, we need to back up a few […] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

The media universe is more multifaceted, and confused, than ever, something Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley alluded to at the Mirror Awards on Tuesday. “Even though we’re a technology company, we behave like we are a media company,” he said. “It’s a question people ask all the time: What is a media company?” By giving Crowley […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Here’s the latest 4MR audio report from MediaShift. In this week’s edition, I look at the recent sale of micro-local data site EveryBlock to MSNBC.com and the issue of its open source code. Plus, Washington Post announced it would discontinue hyper-local site LoudonExtra.com. I also have a special report from tech conference Gnomedex, where UW […] more »

by Mark Glaser

There is nothing more frustrating for Macintosh users or those who use the Firefox browser than going to a video site and hitting a wall demanding Windows and the Internet Explorer browser. But when the Associated Press’ Online Video Network first launched last spring in conjunction with Microsoft, the requirements for users were just that: […] more »