Tag: news corp

by Julie Keck

1. Times issues editors’ note in response to plagiarism charge involving Wikipedia (Ravi Somaiya / The New York Times) 2. News Corp considers app-based news service to attract ‘millennials’ (Roy Greenslade / The Guardian) 3. Sources say Vocativ software for generating news stories from the web doesn’t deliver (Johana Bhuiyan / Capital New York) 4. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Survey: 62 percent can’t recall anything from native ads (Lucia Moses / Digiday) 2. Netflix researching ‘large-scale peer-to-peer technology’ for streaming (Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica) 3. At Newfronts, New York Times pitches its video strategy refresh to buyers (Joe Pompeo / Capital New York) 4. News Corp introduces cross-title membership and reward scheme […] more »

by Maryanne Reed

With more and more people consuming news digitally, the future of journalism has never been brighter.  But journalists of the future will face a number of challenges, according to Raju Narisetti, senior vice president and deputy head of strategy at the new News Corporation. Narisetti recently shared his predictions about the future of media with […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. A win for journalism and democracy in Wisconsin (Wired) 2. USC Annenberg launches new nine-month master’s degree in journalism (USC Annenberg) 3. Why the idea of online ventures ‘democratizing education’ is total BS (memeburn) 4. News Corp.’s Amplify is latest with a MOOC for the high school crowd (GigaOm) 5. Programming and Simulation: Real technical skills […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism kept its home (Columbia Journalism Review) 2. Twitter’s new ‘embedded on these websites’ feature helps users discover the story behind the tweet (The Verge) 3. Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp – reborn as publishing arm – targets smartphones (Guardian) 4. Center for Investigative Reporting steps on stage to experiment with storytelling (Poynter) 5. Thanks to the web, […] more »

by Mark Glaser

This week’s Mediatwits podcast includes a former Obama “regulatory czar,” a cornered Fox, a Tumblr of layoffs, and a ray of hope for — yes! — newspapers. Special guest Cass Sunstein was the former head of OIRA for Obama, helping to set, slim down and remove various rules at agencies. He’ll be talking about his […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Just six months after being acquired, Twitter’s Vine hits top free spot on Apple’s app store (TechCrunch) 2. Frank Rich on the state of journalism (New York Magazine) 3. News Corp. threatens to pull Fox off the airwaves if Aereo wins (AllThingsD) 4. Hope that the IRS will reconsider outdated media rules (Knight Foundation) […] more »

by Staci D. Kramer

The quickest way to set off at least one media exec I know is to praise Jason Kilar for making Hulu work. I can almost set a timer for the refrain. Look at what he had to work with — content from equity partners NBC Universal, Fox, eventually joined by Disney, plus many other key […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 65th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali as co-hosts. The big news is News Corp. shutting the tablet-only publication The Daily, which was losing millions and not gaining enough traction. What did they learn from that experiment? Our show is largely about science, with a look at […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

As news spread on Monday that The Daily, the 100,000 subscription, tablet-only news magazine would shutter before the end of the year, a torrent of analysis sprung up to explain how and why 2010’s great media experiment failed to take off. There is no shortage of reasoning behind The Daily’s untimely demise — particularly in […] more »