Tag: omidyar

by Julie Keck

1. Omidyar start-up hires Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi (Ravi Somaiya / New York Times) 2. Steve Shepard to help launch new Politico vertical (Chris O’Shea / Fishbowl NYC) 3. LinkedIn’s competitive advantage over other publishers: $1.5B in annual revenues (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 4. New report says how much advertising is going to piracy sites: [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Google goes to war on ‘fraudulent’ YouTube video views (Stuart Dredge / The Guardian) 2. Andy Carvin joins Pierre Omidyar’s First Look Media (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 3. Gannett earnings report hints at a coming problem with paywalls (Rick Edmonds / Poynter) 4. Apple, U.S. clash in court over e-books antitrust monitor (Joseph Ax [...] more »

by Julie Keck

Note: Daily Must Reads will be back Monday, January 6, 2014. Keep up with new posts by signing up for our PBS MediaShift Daily and the PBS Idea Lab Daily. 1. Pledging clarity, the Times plunges into native advertising (Margaret Sullivan / New York Times) 2. A first look at NewsCo’s structure (Jay Rosen / [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Instagram business lead Emily White to be named COO of Snapchat (Kara Swisher / AllThingsD) 2. Netflix breaks through in Producers Guild Award TV nominations (Cynthia Littleton / Variety) 3. Jay Rosen on NewsCo and “The View From Somewhere” (Conor Friedersdorf / The Atlantic) 4. Just 9% of consumers would pay to rent a [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Journalists are on the move in America and creating a new vitality (Emily Bell / Guardian) 2. Facebook, still dominant, strives to keep cachet (Jenna Wortham, Vindu Goel & Nicole Perlroth / NYT) 3. Jay Rosen joins Pierre Omidyar news venture (Jay Rosen / PressThink) 4. Andrew Sullivan expands The Daily Dish with monthly [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Greenwald leaving Guardian for media venture headed by eBay founder Omidyar (Mark Hosenball / Reuters) 2. BBC to name head of VOD service, to treat it like a fifth channel (Georg Szalai / The Hollywood Reporter) 3. Why news is Twitter’s next frontier (Casey Newton / Verge) 4. CIR reaches out to new audiences [...] more »