Tag: must reads

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. In social media and opinion pages, Newtown sparks calls for gun reform (Pew) 2. The New York Times paywall is working better than anyone had guessed (Bloomberg) 3. Facebook set to change your timeline again (Mashable) 4. Instagram reverts to old privacy policy wording after uproar (LA [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing. 1. New York Times launches e-book programs (Publishers Weekly) 2. How a tech entrepreneur became a best-selling Amazon Kindle author (VentureBeat) 3. Macmillan CEO: no, we won’t settle with the DOJ in the e-books case (paidContent) 4. Simon & Schuster open to selling e-books [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Why the entertainment industry’s release strategy creates piracy (The Guardian) 2. When to go fast, when to go slow on social media (Poynter) 3. Forrester: 84% of U.S. adults now use the web daily, 50% own smartphones (TechCrunch) 4. A visual look back at digital [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. How does Wikipedia deal with a mass shooting? (Nieman Lab) 2. Fox’s bloody t-shirt: Newtown images show risks of automated ads (paidContent) 3. Facebook prepares to bring video ads to news feed, aims for TV dollars (Ad Age) 4. Am I the product? users react [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education. 1. College students to tweet even more in class as social media becomes a major (Fast Company) 2. New online learning tool brings ‘the crowd’ into homework assignments (MIT) 3. The newsonomics of college news innovation (Nieman Lab) 4. Higher education: our MP3 is the MOOC (The Guardian) [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. In real-time journalism, declaring what you won’t report can be just as important as what you will (Poynter) 2. Instagram says it now has the right to sell your photos (CNET) 3. Towards fewer apps: How Google Maps threatens Yelp, Waze, and Foursquare (PandoDaily) 4. [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. It’s not Twitter — this is just the way the news works now (GigaOM) 2. A local crisis meets the global social web (BuzzFeed) 3. Disruptions: Instagram testimony doesn’t add up (Bits Blog) 4. Buffeted by the web, but now riding it (NYT) 5. [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Internet may soon beat TV as main source of national news (paidContent) 2. Guardian kills its Facebook social reader (GigaOM) 3. Slate now considering a pay model, too (Forbes) 4. This is what Newsweek’s digital future will look like (Adweek) 5. Around the world [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Sorry, but e-readers aren’t dead (paidContent) 2. Will Kindle e-books leave blind students behind? (Yahoo) 3. The wrong war over e-books: publishers vs. libraries (Forbes) 4. Start-up Ganxy launches e-book bundling option for publishers to sell direct (dbw) 5. Amazon launches Kindle store in [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Can this startup take on Bloomberg as a real-time news service? (Mashable) 2. Europe’s newspapers are dying too (CJR) 3. Understanding Instagram and why Flickr might just have a chance (GigaOM) 4. Interview: Google expands mobile mag products amid web threat (paidContent) 5. Dan [...] more »