Tag: online comments

by Julie Keck

1. Tool called Dataminr hunts for news in the din of Twitter (Leslie Kaufman / The New York Times) 2. The New York Times is making a front-page bet on real-time aggregation (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 3. What the founders of Vice Media, Upworthy & Aereo have to say about media innovation (Jon Fine […] more »

by Angela Washeck

Two years ago, the Pew Research Center reported that more than a third of social media users have used networking sites to post their own thoughts or comments on political and social issues. Simultaneously, nearly 20 percent of those polled said social networking sites were so powerful that their personal views on a political issue […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Aereo case will shape TV’s future (David Carr / New York Times) 2. Newspaper industry narrowed revenue loss in 2013 as pay wall plans increased (Rick Edmonds / Poynter) 3. Comcast: Binge watching actually helps live TV ratings (Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat) 4. Digital Public Library of America to add millions of records to […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Amazon’s vision for the future of self-publishing (Digital Book World) 2. E-book distribution solutions emerge from Africa (AllAfrica) 3. The all-new monthly literary prize – for self-published authors (Alison Flood / Guardian) 4. Is dawn finally breaking for e-books in Spanish? (Erik Riesenberg / Publishers Weekly) 5. The bullies win: Authors abandoning publishing over […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Horse-ebooks is human after all (Susan Orlean / New Yorker) 2. Amazon overhauls its Kindle lineup, introduces new faster tablets (Om Malik / GigaOm) 3. Why doesn’t Popular Science fix comments instead of killing them? (Mathew Ingram / paidContent) 4. No new TV viewers or newspapers subscribers are being born, says BuzzFeed president (Andrew […] more »