Tag: newsfeed

by Julie Keck

1. In suburban D.C., a network of hyperlocal news sites expands and bets on local advertising (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman Lab) 2. Who wins as Facebook makes tweaks to its newsfeed algorithms? (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 3. If a story is viral, truth may be taking a beating (Ravi Somaiya & Leslie Kaufman / New [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Did Nate Thayer plagiarize the article The Atlantic wanted for free? (NYmag) 2. Facebook is making the world’s ‘best personalized newspaper’ (BusinessInsider) 3. The newsonomics of ‘why pay walls now?’ (Nieman) 4. 8 essential apps for SXSWi attendees (Mashable) 5. Former Wired Digital Editor heads to Obvious Corp. (AllThingsD) Subscribe to Daily Must Reads [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

This week’s Mediatwits has a Southern flavor, with a preview of the coming South by Southwest confab in Austin, as well as a look at Facebook’s latest rootin’ tootin’ revamp of its newsfeed and what it means for media folks. Our special guest is Joshua Topolsky, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Verge, who will be [...] more »