Tag: new yorker

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter users love TV so much they’ll pay to watch (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 2. Gawker discusses cost of ‘gamergate’ (Peter Sterne / Capital New York) 3. Zakaria critics turn their attention to Malcolm Gladwell (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 4. Twitter suspends journalist’s account after he publishes public document (Yasha Levine & Paul Carr […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Reuters TV aims to personalize news broadcasts (Eric Blattberg / Digiday) 2. New Yorker paywall rises, no free archive (Matt Buchanan / The Awl) 3. What President Obama’s net neutrality proposal means (Amy Schatz & Peter Kafka / Re/code) 4. Talking race and tech in Silicon Valley: Tristan Walker (J. J. McCorvey / Fast […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Riding the juggernaut that left print behind (David Carr / New York Times) 2. CIR wants to turn investigative reporting into a weekly public radio show with Reveal (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 3. Time.com’s bounce rate down since adopting continuous scroll (Sam Kirkland / Poynter) 4. A relaunch for The New Yorker, with […] more »

by Sisi Wei, ProPublica

Journalists can learn a lot from videogames. Games can help players explore unfamiliar worlds and experience stories, almost literally, through the eyes of another person. Designed well, videogames guide players to feel emotion and conflict, as well as learn the intricacies of complex subjects and systems. They engage users in a highly meaningful, memorable and […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Business Insider’s CTO forced out after offensive tweets (Poynter) 2. Daily News launches startup incubator, Innovation Lab (NY Daily News) 3. Vimeo On Demand gets rent and own pricing options, preorders and more (The Next Web) 4. Why the news world’s first print edition of a website it coming to a close (Nieman Lab) […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Sheryl Sandberg becomes the first and only woman to join Facebook’s board (Huffington Post) 2. Microsoft now must figure out how to monetize newly bought Yammer (TechCrunch) 3. Wired and The New Yorker pull back on Flipboard (Advertising Age) 4. […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. 6.5 million encrypted passwords on LinkedIn were reportedly leaked (The Next Web) 2. Warren Buffett buys 3.2% stake in Lee Enterprises newspaper chain (Romenesko) 3. Napster co-founders launch anonymous person-to-person video chat service (AllThingsD) 4. New Yorker’s website expands with […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Times-Picayune to end daily publication, ramp up web presence (Forbes) 2. How the Financial Times is doing with its mobile web app (PaidContent) 3. The New Yorker to serialize a short story on Twitter, starting tonight (New York Observer) 4. […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self publishing 1. Barnes & Noble eyes Nook spin-off amid sales shortfall (ZDNet) 2. Which e-books are most borrowed from libraries, and why? (paidContent) 3. New Yorker gets Nooked (MinOnline) 4. USA Today becomes latest publisher to embrace Kindle Fire with custom app (paidContent) Sign up for our weekly […] more »

by Sandra Ordonez

A little over three years ago, I started working as the communications manager for Wikipedia. I had just moved to St. Petersburg, Fla., and was ecstatic to hear that this quirky website, which had begun to pop up in many of my web searches, was based there. Having grown up in New York, my culture […] more »