Tag: paywall

by Julie Keck

1. Has putting up a paywall at the Guardian become moral imperitive rather than a choice? (Mathew Ingram / paidContent) 2. How Spotify engineered the new music economy (Max Blau / Mashable) 3. What mugshots mean for public data (Hilary Mason) 4. New BBC Store lets you pay to download, keep shows (Paul Sawers / […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. A la carte journalism: Where people (and reporters) set the agenda (Karthika Muthukumaraswamy / HuffingtonPost) 2. Dallas Morning News to drop paywall Oct 1 (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 3. Local newspapers scramble for native advertising strategies (Josh Sternberg / Digiday) 4. Google France’s $81 million media boost (Alison Langley / Columbia Journalism Review) 5. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Study: BuzzFeed dominates on Facebook, BBC tops Twitter (Sara Morrison / The Wrap) 2. Google’s chief economist understands media better than some industry execs do (Mathew Ingram / paidContent) 3. Intel looking for help from Amazon or Samsung to keep its web TV project alive (Peter Kafka / AllThingsD) 4. Medium experiments with the […] more »

by Zach C. Cohen

Washington Post joined the 450 other daily U.S. newspapers with pay walls this week and also now offers “Sponsored Views” below its editorials. We’ll talk to Forbes media columnist Jeff Bercovici about the advantages and disadvantages of pay walls at the Post and beyond. We’ll also talk to CNET’s Declan McCullagh on new developments in […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Yahoo wants to buy Tumblr. Will Facebook swoop in at the last minute? (GigaOm) 2. Bloomberg scandal raises ethics questions for new media (Huffington Post) 3. Reporters using sensors to collect data and report on it; is this ethical? (paidContent) 4. NewsRight, an ambitious attempt at licensing newspaper content, quietly folds (Poynter) 5. From […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How much work Twitter is too much? (The Awl) 2. “Why I admire the OC register, even though I disagree with almost everything they’re doing” (PaidContent.org) 3. Dan Gillmor says journalists are uninformed about who controls the platforms they publish on (Nieman) 4. Swartz death inspires expanded effort to liberate pay walled court docs […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Amazon to acquire book recommendation social network Goodreads (Verge) 2. Facebook’s Android event leads to speculation that it’s planning its own smartphone (Fast Company) 3. “Recommended for you”: The fight to decide what you read next (paidContent) 4. How newsrooms can create a breaking news plan and why it matters (Poynter) 5. Two years […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. BBC launches ‘expert women database’ to help its journalists diversify sources (Poynter) 2. Summly’s teenaged founder says he wants to make Yahoo great again (GigaOm) 3. New York Times closes another loophole in its digital pay wall (PaidContent.org) 4. Spotify plans to take on Netflix and HBO with streaming video service (Business Insider) 5. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Washington Post to charge frequent web users (Washington Post) 2. In 2012, newspapers lost $16 in print ads for every $1 gained in digital (The Atlantic) 3. NBCnews.com snags Yahoo News editor-in-chief amid first wave of hires (WSJ) 4. Can content marketing save journalism? (Mashable) 5. Social media and the global office (Wall Street […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Variety drops pay wall in what it calls “end of an error” (PaidContent.com) 2. NASCAR explains the blocking of fan video after wreck (Washington Post) 3. Breeding unicorns and building off others: A wrap-up of the Journalism Interactive conference (Nieman) 4. How do you grow a Twitter following? Be nice and informative (Forbes) 5. […] more »