Tag: print

by Maria Rodale

Earlier this month, I represented my company at the annual American Magazine Media Conference. Some of you may know me as a blogger, M.O.M (“mean old mom”), or recipe writer, but I’m also the CEO of Rodale Inc., the publisher of magazines like Prevention, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Runner’s World, Running Times, Bicycling, and Organic Gardening (which […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Macmillan signs on with e-book subscription services Oyster & Scribd (Anthony Ha / TechCrunch) 2. The e-books vs. print books debate arises again, and this time, there’s talk of digital “dying out” (Emma Cueto / Bustle) 3. Cutting out Amazon: Why direct-to-consumers hasn’t taken off (Mercy Pilkington / Good e-Reader) 4. Long live the […] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

What we’re sharing on social media has become an important barometer of what we think is important — in the news, in our lives, in the world. Below is an interesting infographic put together by AddThis, which measures social interest, on what was worth sharing in 2012. For more year-end stories from MediaShift, check out […] more »

by Devin Harner

The following is a commentary by PBS MediaShift contributor Devin Harner. Newsweek’s cover story last week declared that “Heaven Is Real,” at least according to a previously skeptical neurosurgeon who recovered from a near death experience, and lived to write about it. After the announcement on Thursday that it’s killing its print edition at the […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. Journal Register likely to reduce print to three days a week at some papers (Poynter) 2. Six ventures bring data to the public as winners of Knight News Challenge (Knight Foundation) 3. New USA Today website inspired by iPad design (Poynter) […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. Mark Zuckerberg’s message at yesterday’s TechCrunch Disrupt event (TechCrunch) 2. Open letter to John Paton, CEO of Digital First Media (CJR) 3. Study: More people in the UK read the Guardian online than in print (Journalism.co.uk) 4. Why more newspapers are […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. What Twitter means for political journalism (GigaOm) 2. 58% of Facebook users return to the site daily, company’s stats show (AllFacebook) 3. Patriot-News will cut down printing schedule to three days a week (Poynter) 4. The New York Times gives […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Other high-level Yahoo! appointments (Capital New York) 2. Social media users more content with G+ than Facebook, index says (Wired) 3. An overview of Journatic’s ‘fakery scandal’ (Guardian) 4. Reddit and the future of newsrooms. Does it have a role […] more »

by Ryan Frank

Two blocks from our newsroom, 20,000 fans yelled, clapped and stomped for a world record. A former University of Oregon decathlete, Ashton Eaton, crossed the finish line in time to make history. Ashton Eaton celebrates after he broke the world record in the decathlon event in Eugene, Ore. This photo was captured by Tess Freeman […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Larry Kramer Welcome to the 51st episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali as co-hosts. This week we take a deeper look at the changes at various local newspapers in North America, lowering their print frequency from daily down to a few times per week. Is this an alarming trend or […] more »