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by Terri Thornton

Click to read our whole series It’s an Olympic achievement. Not just the London Games, but the social media infrastructure behind them. People definitely engaged online during the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver. But new apps, better mobile devices, and an Olympic policy encouraging athletes to use social media mean that fans will have more […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. NBC corrects Zimmerman snafu – just not on the air  (NYT) 2. Pinterest hype peaks but growth could be slowing (TechCrunch) 3. Twitter users in France use ‘offbeat code’ to share early election tallies (NYT) 4. National Enquirer launches its […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Publishers could reach settlement with 50 states in e-books case (PaidContent) 2. NBC will stream live all 30-plus sports in upcoming summer Olympics (NYT) 3. California’s lieutenant governor snags gig at Current TV (NYT) 4. Spotify teams up with Coca-Cola […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Who should consumers root for in DOJ’s e-book lawsuit? (GigaOm) 2. Patch editor-in-chief Brian Farnham to leave the company (Business Insider) 3. Magazines’ first-quarter ad revenues down 4.2% (minOnline) 4. The Bay Citizen to end its relationship with NYT (Poynter) […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. “When a new medium comes along, embrace its possibilities.” — And other lessons from Mike Wallace’s life (Forbes) 2. NBC News presidents explains Zimmerman tape-editing snafu (Mediaite) 3. More than 67 percent of U.S. libraries now offer downloadable e-books (PaidContent) […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Former Cosmo editor gives $30M to start media innovation center at Stanford, Columbia (Poynter) 2. Three founders leave Demand Media, operator of eHow (paidContent) 3. NBC to stream Super Bowl on web (All Things D) 4. Obama shines in Google […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

he best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Myspace plans new Web TV service (AllThingsD) 2. How France’s Free will reinvent mobile (GigaOM) 3. NBC to deliver 2012 Olympics in 3D with Panasonic (Multichannel News) 4. Ladies’ Home Journal crowdsources articles from its readers (Advertising Age) 5. Google fuses Google+ into search (TechCrunch) 6. Some Ford vehicles will give […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. Apple’s Newsstand gives publishers a push (Editor & Publisher) 2. Richard Stallman: “Facebook does massive surveillance” (RT) 3. Jakob Nielsen: “Kindle Fire offers a disappointingly poor user experience” 4. U. of Alaska slows Internet to curb illegal downloading (Wired Campus) 5. Khan Academy blends its YouTube approach with […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. Inside Groupon: “The world’s most controversial company” (Business Insider) 2. Study: HuffingtonPost’s brand is more valuable than AOL’s (Forbes) 3. NBC to invests millions in news at its local TV stations (The Hollywood Reporter) 4. Gamestop to sell branded Android tablets (paidContent) 5. Next up to sue BitTorrent […] more »

by Nick Mendoza

Tim Kring, a long-time television writer and producer, is best known as the creator of the NBC show “Heroes.” But he’s rapidly expanding his media universe — last week at Comic-Con he launched a new book project, “Shift,” which will debut in August from Crown Books. He has also created a new transmedia project called […] more »