Tag: rolling stone

by Julie Keck

1. Omidyar start-up hires Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi (Ravi Somaiya / New York Times) 2. Steve Shepard to help launch new Politico vertical (Chris O’Shea / Fishbowl NYC) 3. LinkedIn’s competitive advantage over other publishers: $1.5B in annual revenues (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 4. New report says how much advertising is going to piracy sites: [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

First Look Media has gotten plenty of coverage for its strategy of creating “digital magazines” based on the work of specific journalists with unique voices who will dive deeply into focused topics. Its first magazine, The Intercept, went live on Feb. 10 and features reporting by Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras and Jeremy Scahill. Like others, [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Rolling Stone contributing editor and Buzzfeed reporter Michael Hastings dies in crash (Rolling Stone) 2. Google challenges U.S. gag order, citing First Amendment (Washington Post) 3. Looking deeper into the MPAA’s copyright agreement (Electronic Frontier Foundation) 4. Study: Facebook third most popular news source in the Arab world (Journalism.co.uk) 5. Gallup: Only 23 percent of Americans trust newspapers, TV news (Poynter)    Get our [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Oklahoma tornado pictures, videos and messages of hope spread via social media (Mashable) 2. Fox News: ‘We will unequivocally defend’ Rosen against ‘chilling’ DOJ investigation (MediaBistro) 3. New York Times CEO calls digital pay model ‘most successful’ decision in years (paidContent) 4. Yahoo can’t decide if it’s a media company or a tech company (Washington Post) 5. Owner of Rolling Stone picks his son as [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Who should consumers root for in DOJ’s e-book lawsuit? (GigaOm) 2. Patch editor-in-chief Brian Farnham to leave the company (Business Insider) 3. Magazines’ first-quarter ad revenues down 4.2% (minOnline) 4. The Bay Citizen to end its relationship with NYT (Poynter) [...] more »