Tag: quartz

by Julie Keck

1. Vice News sparks debate on engaging younger viewers (Mark Sweney / The Guardian) 2. Publishers: Ditch your apps; focus on mobile web (John McDermott / Digiday) 3. New York Times’s digital subscription growth story may be ending (Edmund Lee / Re/code) 4. Quartz has a new look—and for the first time, a homepage (Zachary […] more »

by Amelia Senter

Fresh off last year’s successful and invigorating Collab/Space workshop in Atlanta, we’re bringing Collab/Space to New York City. This year’s event is hosted at the Ford Foundation’s beautiful headquarters on the east side, on July 8. The focus of the event is fostering innovation from within, and the workshop will hone and highlight the work […] more »

by Dana Coester

You have infinite resources, no obstacles, a talented startup staff and brilliant students: Now build an experimental venture from scratch. (With a caveat: You can’t replicate any existing models — you have to invent one.) This was the challenge posed to West Virginia University P.I. Reed School of Journalism faculty in a brainstorming session led […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The newsonomics of Quartz, 19 months in (Ken Doctor / Nieman Lab) 2. How Bleacher Report gamified journalism for 1.3 billion monthly page views (Garrett Goodman / The Media Briefing) 3. Steve Jobs biographer: Why online media turned to ads — and why that failed (Gregory Ferenstein / VentureBeat) 4. Hulu faces trial over […] more »

by Claire Groden

On Wednesday, Pew released its eleventh annual State of the News Media report, featuring a wealth of data and analysis for journalists to chew over. The report underscored the optimism present in media this year, especially with the growth of serious digital reporting outfits. A crop of new digital outlets, such as those created by […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Is the government shutting down? Quartz will tell you (and drive a little traffic in the process) (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman Lab) 2. Publishers, AOL partner on subscription service (Mike Rondon / Folio) 3. The limits of Twitter’s TV pitch (Jack Marshall / Digiday) 4. Phony web traffic tricks digital ads (Christopher S. Stewart […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. It’s not Twitter — this is just the way the news works now (GigaOM) 2. A local crisis meets the global social web (BuzzFeed) 3. Disruptions: Instagram testimony doesn’t add up (Bits Blog) 4. Buffeted by the web, but now riding it (NYT) 5. […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. Facebook stock falls back below $20 (Mashable) 2. George Zimmerman’s defense team seeks to subpoena Trayvon Martin’s tweets (AllTwitter) 3. When many papers are thinking web first, Orange County Register invests in print (Nieman Lab) 4. Quartz editor ‘confident in the […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 57th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali as co-hosts. This week, we take a deep dive into “responsive design,” a new design philosophy that creates consistent-looking sites on the web, smartphones and tablets. It started with the Boston Globe and now is coming to the USA Today […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. Can Justin Timberlake bring MySpace back? (AllFacebook) 2. Quartz, the new business news site from Atlantic Media, has launched (Nieman Lab) 3. The Economist says it’s the first magazine to set a digital rate base (Adweek) 4. Twitter co-founder suggests a […] more »