Tag: press+

by Curt Devine

For the past half dozen years, dissidents such as Yoani Sanchez and her blog “Generation Y” have opened the political debate like no other time since the Castros came to power in Cuba. But Cuba’s dissident movement has deep roots, with many working in relative obscurity for decades. That’s all changing with modern technology. With [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. New Twitter changes anger developers of third-party apps (BBC) 2. Instagram introduces Photo Maps (SocialTimes) 3. Why Apple is talking with cable operators about their television plans (TechCrunch) 4. 22 apps every journalism student should know about (journalism.co.uk) 5. Why [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. All three of Jonah Lehrer’s books now under review by his publisher (Poynter) 2. Mobile’s role in how we’re watching the London Games (PaidContent) 3. Freedom of the press is a reliable sign of a nation’s happiness, study says (Poynter) [...] 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 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 »