Tag: pay walls

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Reddit community covers the Colorado movie theater shooting  (Poynter) 2. Penguin buys self-publishing service Author Solutions for $116 million (PaidContent) 3. Library of Congress still plans to archive every tweet  (Nieman Lab) 4. Twitter continues legal fight on Occupy Wall […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. 6.5 million encrypted passwords on LinkedIn were reportedly leaked (The Next Web) 2. Warren Buffett buys 3.2% stake in Lee Enterprises newspaper chain (Romenesko) 3. Napster co-founders launch anonymous person-to-person video chat service (AllThingsD) 4. New Yorker’s website expands with […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 48th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and the Rafat Ali as co-hosts. On this show, we turn to the chaotic soap opera that continues at Yahoo, once an Internet darling on its umpteenth remake. Its new CEO Scott Thompson appears to have padded his bio with a computer science […] more »

by Dan Reimold

The Daily O’Collegian at Oklahoma State University is enjoying marginal success with its metered pay wall a bit more than a year after enacting it. At the start of spring semester 2011, the paper became the first U.S. student media outlet to charge a subset of readers for its content online, requiring a $10 yearly […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Instagram for Android reaches 10 million downloads in 22 days (The Next Web) 2. Boston Globe temporarily takes down pay wall to draw more subscribers (PaidContent) 3. Murdoch: People should not “take my tweets too seriously.” (The Hollywood Reporter) 4. […] more »

by Alexa Capeloto

It was just over a year ago that a college newspaper in Oklahoma became a digital media pioneer. In what was believed to be a first for a college news outlet, The Daily O’Collegian at Oklahoma State University began charging for online content. Sure, the Wall Street Journal, Times of London and other professional publications […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Yahoo’s chief product officer resigns amid company layoffs (AllThingsD) 2. Twitter takes on spammers (The Next Web) 3. The Orange County Register will deploy up to 100 staffers to cover Opening Day  (Romenesko) 4. Counting the number of news pay […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Rafat off the coast of Nioumachoua village in Moheli Welcome to the 45th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, this time with Mark Glaser and the Rafat Ali as co-hosts. That’s right, Rafat Ali is back in the saddle after a nearly three month trek to India, Burma and Iceland. And he’s back just in time […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. On Twitter, Rupert Murdoch vows revenge for recent News Corp. coverage (NY Magazine) 2. Digital publishers must be bold to win back lost ad dollars (Wired) 3. The future of pay walls, memberships and online ads (Digidave) 4. Twitter hires […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Journalists forced to go camera-free while covering healthcare law talks (TVNewser) 2. The president joins Pinterest (SocialTimes) 3. Fox planning a national sports network to rival ESPN (The Wrap Media) 4. News orgs mine social media for data, but the […] more »