Tag: Reddit

by Julie Keck

1. Reddit apologizes for ‘online witch hunts,’ asks community to be ‘sensitive of its own power’ (Verge) 2. In defense of journalistic error (Reuters) 3. Netflix says its “House of Cards” strategy worked, and Wall Street agrees (AllThingsD) 4. Matthew Keys on Reuters firing: “I assume they were looking for an out” (Politico) 5. It’s [...] 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. Reddit says bomb suspects cleared (Business Insider) 2. Anonymous offers citizen journalism (BBC) 3. Guardian’s Simon Rogers to join Twitter as data editor (Journalism.uk) 4. 5 startups changing the way the news business delivers content (PaidContent.org) 5. Tumblr’s David Karp on the closing of Storyboard: It “didn’t work” (Capital New York) Subscribe to Daily [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Google Reader to shut down July 1 (The Verge) 2. Aaron Swartz lawyers accuse prosecutor of misconduct (Huffington Post) 3. Small but passionate online audience Kickstarts “Veronica Mars” movie (TechCrunch) 4. In Defense of Reddit: The SXSW controversy that just won’t die (MotherBoard) 5. Redbox Instant ready to open its doors to the public [...] more »

by Lauren Orsini

During his 2013 State of the Union speech, President Obama touched on an issue very close to American hearts when he brought up gun control. “[Gun control] proposals deserve a vote,” the president said to resounding applause. “Because in the two months since Newtown, more than a thousand birthdays, graduations, and anniversaries have been stolen [...] more »

by Lawrence Lessig

The following is the opinion of Lawrence Lessig and is a post that first appeared on his personal blog shortly after news broke that Aaron Swartz — activist, writer and Reddit co-founder — had committed suicide. (Some will say this is not the time. I disagree. This is the time when every mixed emotion needs [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Better than Nielsen: Twitter breaks down TV behavior by demographics, device, and genre (The Verge) 2. Redditors accuse BuzzFeed of photo theft (Mashable) 3. CBS takes aim at a rival, shoots CNET in the foot (paidContent) 4. The New York Times’ plan to [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. There’s less “Dark Social” than meets the eye (Buzzfeed) 2. Google News faces mass newspaper boycott in Brazil (paidContent) 3. AOL’s Patch ‘in line to make a profit’ (Guardian) 4. Twitter, Reddit and the battle over freedom of speech (GigaOM) [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Dark Social: Measuring elusive social web traffic (The Atlantic) 2. The new Digg has a fighting chance (TechCrunch) 3. Reddit leaders deflect censorship criticism and defend hands-off policies (The Verge) 4. Despite slow start, e-books gain ground in Europe (AFP) [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. One year in, ABC/Yahoo news partnership holds largest Web audience (Poynter) 2. Why we shouldn’t be hating on ‘web first’ journalism (Online Journalism Blog) 3. Top tips for social media newsgathering (Liz Heron) 4. “No one is more addicted to social [...] more »