Tag: podcasts

by Julie Keck

1. Gimlet Media proves even podcasts about podcasts can be popular (Vignesh Ramachandran / Knight Foundation) 2. The virologist: How a young entrepreneur built an empire by repackaging memes (Andrew Marantz / New Yorker) 3. ‘The Interview,’ now Sony’s top online film ever, earns nearly $18 million (Sam Sanders & Krishnadev Calamur / NPR News) […] more »

by Sonia Paul

At MediaShift, our sweet spot is covering the space where technology and media intersect. And what a dynamic space that is — always changing, always shifting. 2014 was no different. As we see it, here are the biggest stories and trends that shaped the media and technology industry in 2014, and will likely reverberate into […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Jill Abramson startup to advance writers up to $100k for longform work (Kelly McBride / Poynter) 2. What’s behind the Great Podcast Renaissance? (Kevin Roose / New York Magazine) 3. How one publisher is taming the world of messaging apps (Lucia Moses / Digiday) 4. Pianist asks the Washington Post to remove a concert […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Podcasts are back — and making money (Cecilia Kang / The Washington Post) 2. Opinion: Facebook killer called Ello gets the timing right (Therese Poletti / MarketWatch) 3. Study: Vast majority of top films, TV shows are available legally online (Todd Spangler / Variety) 4. Amazon’s Goodreads app finally gets a makeover (Sarah Perez […] more »

by Fannie Cohen

The terrestrial radio business has been forced to adapt once again as more people get their audio content online, via streaming services or satellite radio. Podcasts, streaming embeds and even YouTube have multiplied the publishing opportunities for branded stations, but how can they recreate themselves with digital tools? What kind of content does a radio […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Tasneem Raja on pair programming for better data journalism (Alexander Howard / Tow Center) 2. The great unwatched: More than half of online video ads are not seen (David Segal / New York Times) 3. Amazon launches #AmazonCart, a new way to shop without leaving Twitter (Paul Sawers / The Next Web) 4. ‘Game […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Google goes to war on ‘fraudulent’ YouTube video views (Stuart Dredge / The Guardian) 2. Andy Carvin joins Pierre Omidyar’s First Look Media (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 3. Gannett earnings report hints at a coming problem with paywalls (Rick Edmonds / Poynter) 4. Apple, U.S. clash in court over e-books antitrust monitor (Joseph Ax […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. What the ESPN/Frontline breakup teaches us about investigative reporting (Poynter) 2. Why Twitter’s new Conversations view is a big deal and why it matters for its IPO (GigaOm) 3. Automattic takes on Storify with WordPress Media Explorer for curating tweets and YouTube videos (The Next Web) 4. Twitter acquires social TV tracker Trendrr (AllThingsD) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Turkish protesters use Indiegogo to raise over $50k for full-page New York Times ad (Mediaite) 2. Penguin CEO takes stand in Apple e-books antitrust case (Reuters) 3. Rob Ford crack video Gawker crowdfunded over $200k to buy might be ‘gone’ (Gawker) 4. US government asked AP for $1 million for secret email addresses (The Atlantic) 5. Tracing the online links between civic engagement […] more »

by Mark Glaser

What’s the #1 thing wrong with podcasts? They are called “podcasts,” a word that is either meaningless to a large number of people or is associated with an iPod, a device that is not necessary to consume podcasts. The folks at TalkApolis want to change that perception by calling their video/audio podcasts about the Nashville, […] more »