Tag: paywalls

by Maryanne Reed

With more and more people consuming news digitally, the future of journalism has never been brighter.  But journalists of the future will face a number of challenges, according to Raju Narisetti, senior vice president and deputy head of strategy at the new News Corporation. Narisetti recently shared his predictions about the future of media with [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Digital First Media CEO: Paywalls are a short-term tactic, at best (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 2. Forbes Media explores sale (Lucia Moses / AdWeek) 3. OJR: An old web icon repurposed as a spamblog (Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab) 4. Report on foundation funding for media ignites crucial discussion (Steven Waldman / Knight Foundation) [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Arianna Huffington on paywalls, aggregation and the ‘third metric’ (Stuart Thomas / Memeburn) 2. Netflix VP: Chromecast could take second-screen TV mainstream (Janko Roettgers / GigaOm) 3. Hackers hit PR Newswire (Nathan Mattise / Ars Technica) 4. How many top newspaper editors are from digital backgrounds? Still darn few (Rick Edmonds / Poynter) 5. [...] more »

by Julie Keck

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Julie Keck. 1. Three things Reddit did right during the Boston bombings and why that matters (PaidContent.org) 2. AP Twitter hack preceded by phishing attempt, news org says (TechCrunch) 3. Up Late with Nate Silver? The New York Times is taking its videos [...] more »

by Julie Keck

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Julie Keck. 1. Bombing suspect’s social media profile: What’s real, what’s fake, and what we don’t know (Boston.com) 2. Fake Twitter accounts spring up assuming bombers’ identities (Daily Dot) 3. Reddit vs. the Media in search for Boston bombing suspects (Slate) 4. Shameless [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Just six months after being acquired, Twitter’s Vine hits top free spot on Apple’s app store (TechCrunch) 2. Frank Rich on the state of journalism (New York Magazine) 3. News Corp. threatens to pull Fox off the airwaves if Aereo wins (AllThingsD) 4. Hope that the IRS will reconsider outdated media rules (Knight Foundation) [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Nearly one-third of U.S. adults have abandoned a news outlet due to dissatisfaction (Poynter) 2. Twitter beats the sell-side after Cyprus bailout (Business Insider) 3. RSS app Feedly gains half a million users after death of Google Reader announced (memeburn) 4. Uber, data Darwinism, and the future of work (GigaOm) 5. In Mexico, tweeting [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. EveryBlock could still be sold (Poynter) 2. NYT plugs big hole in paywall (PaidContent.org) 3. Private photos accidentally made public briefly on Flickr (The Verge) 4. Twitter and AmEx to let you pay by hashtag (CNN)   Subscribe to Daily Must Reads newsletter more »

by Julie Keck

1. The Verge hires writer who quit CNET in protest (NYT) 2. Super Bowl social media use up 3 times over 2012 (Mashable) 3. Digital First Media’s CEO doesn’t believe in paywalls or subscriptions, but he’s exploring them anyway (PaidContent) 4. How the act of live-tweeting is becoming just as big an event as the [...] more »

by Jenny Xie

Much of the buzz in 2012 was defined by media coverage of big events, some much anticipated, some unexpected. As we drew closer to the 2012 presidential elections, news organizations engaged audiences with an unprecedented focus on social media, interactives, and Nate Silver’s math. When the London Olympics finally rolled around, NBC was swept over [...] more »