Tag: patch

by Julie Keck

1. Peabody Awards salute Tom Brokaw, storytellers across the media spectrum (Addie Morfoot / Variety) 2. Twitter is considering a deal to buy SoundCloud (Peter Kafka / Recode) 3. Patch sites turn corner after sale and big cuts (Leslie Kaufman / New York Times) 4. What the FCC’s net neutrality ruling means for journalism (Al […] 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 Denise Lu

A big year for both breaking news as well as shifts within the industry, 2013 saw its fair share of massive media stories. The biggest of all were the revelations about NSA surveillance from a leaker, Edward Snowden, who surprised everyone by exposing his identity. And that followed the Obama Administration’s push to prosecute journalists, […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Comcast resurrects EveryBlock (Megan Graham / Chicago Grid) 2. Prediction: You will be scooped by a reporter who knows how to code (Scott Klein / Nieman Lab) 3. Facebook to sell video ads (Reed Albergotti, Ben Fritz & Suzanne Vranica / Wall Street Journal) 4. Twitter working on “edit” feature for tweets (Matthew Keys […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Switching to Gmail may leave reporters’ sources at risk (NPR) 2. Partner of Snowden interviewer detained and questioned at Heathrow under Terrorism Act for over 9 hours (Guardian) 3. 21st Century Fox takes stake in ‘gonzo’ Vice Media (Financial Times) 4. Remember podcasting? It’s back – and booming (USA Today) 5. With University Pages, […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Patch is laying off hundreds of employees on Friday (Romenesco) 2. Labavit, the secure email service Edward Snowden reportedly used, shuts down under pressure (Quartz) 3. Apple’s Tim Cook, tech executives meet with Barack Obama to talk surveillance (Politico) 4. Tumblr founder to get $81 million to remain at Yahoo (ABC News) 5. Amid […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. There’s less “Dark Social” than meets the eye (Buzzfeed) 2. Google News faces mass newspaper boycott in Brazil (paidContent) 3. AOL’s Patch ‘in line to make a profit’ (Guardian) 4. Twitter, Reddit and the battle over freedom of speech (GigaOM) […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. Twitter says we’ll be able to download all of our past tweets by year’s end (AllTwitter) 2. Patch unveils a new site, focused on social and mobile (10,000 Words) 3. Atlantic Media covers the world of business, digital only (NYT) 4. […] 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. Legal dispute between Google and French publishers is over (Bloomberg) 2. Patch reports 14 percent traffic boost in May (via FishbowlNY) 3. Broadcast moves beyond the TV set as more consumers turn to multiple screens (Poynter) 4. Storination lets users create […] more »