Tag: news

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Pew study: Getting news is the second most popular activity on mobile devices (Poynter) 2. Why the updated Google Trends tool will benefit journalists (10,000 Words) 3. Four key trends changing digital journalism and society (O’Reilly Radar) 4. Why journalists […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Twitter co-founders launch a new collaborative project called Medium (AllThingsD) 2. NYT’s new CEO is a media leader but ‘not digital creator’ (PaidContent) 3. Pinterest to launch Android and iPad apps (GigaOm) 4. What I learned from working at Patch […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Will Newsweek stop existing as a print publication? (Forbes) 2. Roku raises $45 million from News Corp, BSkyB and others (TechCrunch) 3. Publisher Random House is getting into television (Publishers Weekly) 4. Atlantic Media’s business site, Quartz, fills out team […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. A by-the-numbers take on Digg’s decline (The Atlantic) 2. Are TV and the cable bundle on the verge of death? (The Atlantic) 3. Why Groupon’s founder is working as a host at a Chicago restaurant (Businessweek) 4. “Likes” for Facebook […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Pay walls now affect one-third of daily newspaper readers  (Poynter) 2. Report: Young tablet owners more willing to pay for news  (PaidContent) 3. Why linking is ‘the lifeblood of the web’  (GigaOm) 4. How reporters can use Twitter’s advanced-search function  […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Indie publishers respond to the DOJ’s e-books case  (The Atlantic) 2. The future of reading: paper or e-readers? (The State Journal-Register) 3. Can e-books save the news industry? (San Francisco Chronicle) 4. Used digital books may be a reality soon […] more »

by Josh Stearns

The shift from competition to collaboration in the American newsroom has been so profound that in 2009 the Columbia Journalism Review published an article on “Journalism’s collaborative future,” arguing that “there is something fundamental under way.” That same year, Guardian Editor Alan Rusbridger wrote, “I’ve seen the future, and it’s mutual.” The trend is clear, […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Shareholders renew call for Rupert Murdoch to quit as News Corp chairman (Guardian) 2. The “Netflix for magazines” is here, but it has its limits (AllThingsD) 3. Study: 76% of TV viewers engage in social media mainly to save shows […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Latest Pew study on state of newspapers doesn’t factor in paid content (PaidContent) 2. News leaders acknowledge culture clash between print and web (Poynter) 3. Newspaper publishers put their faith in pay walls (WSJ) 4. TV rankings shift because of DVR […] more »

by Amanda Hirsch

In 1980s Brooklyn, Spike Lee knocked on Branford Marsalis’ door to introduce himself; Marsalis was soon playing saxophone for several Spike Lee joints. Elsewhere in the same neighborhood, Erykah Badu ran an idea for a rhyme by Carl Hancock Rux, which would later turn into her famous song, “Bag Lady.” As the new documentary “Brooklyn […] more »