Tag: rupert murdoch

by Julie Keck

1. Google and Barnes & Noble unite to take on Amazon (Alexandra Alter / The New York Times) 2. Netflix now has more subscription revenue than HBO (Zachary M. Seward / Quartz) 3. Dish’s Charlie Ergen: In the future, most TV viewing won’t happen on TV (Janko Roettgers / GigaOm) 4. Crowdfunding bid to acquire […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism kept its home (Columbia Journalism Review) 2. Twitter’s new ‘embedded on these websites’ feature helps users discover the story behind the tweet (The Verge) 3. Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp – reborn as publishing arm – targets smartphones (Guardian) 4. Center for Investigative Reporting steps on stage to experiment with storytelling (Poynter) 5. Thanks to the web, […] more »

by Julie Posetti

Rupert Murdoch’s toxic News of the World legacy has the potential to undermine press freedom in his country of birth — Australia — where the national government is considering recommendations for the regulation of all news content … including low-traffic blogs. What started with a phone-hacking scandal in the U.K. rolled into a debate about […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Rupert Murdoch apologizes for hacking scandal (NYT) 2. Providence sells its stake in Hulu, company valued at $2 billion (Bloomberg) 3. Redbox revenue grows 39 percent in the first quarter (LAT) 4. Gawker still embraces anonymous commenters as other media […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Shareholders renew call for Rupert Murdoch to quit as News Corp chairman (Guardian) 2. The “Netflix for magazines” is here, but it has its limits (AllThingsD) 3. Study: 76% of TV viewers engage in social media mainly to save shows […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. On Twitter, Rupert Murdoch vows revenge for recent News Corp. coverage (NY Magazine) 2. Digital publishers must be bold to win back lost ad dollars (Wired) 3. The future of pay walls, memberships and online ads (Digidave) 4. Twitter hires […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Latest Pew study on state of newspapers doesn’t factor in paid content (PaidContent) 2. News leaders acknowledge culture clash between print and web (Poynter) 3. Newspaper publishers put their faith in pay walls (WSJ) 4. TV rankings shift because of DVR […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Twitter: In last 3 minutes of Super Bowl, there were 10,000 tweets per second (TechCrunch) 2. First streaming of Super Bowl a success, but left a lot to be desired (TechCrunch) 3. Rupert Murdoch tweets up storm on Euro crisis, […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. The Internet changes how we remember (Scientific American) 2. Larry Downes: Why Best Buy is going out of business…gradually (Forbes) 3. The verified Twitter account for Rupert Murdoch’s wife was fake (ReadWriteWeb) 4. Volkswagen turns off Blackberry email after work hours (BBC News) 5. Laura Hazard Owen: What’s 2012 […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Maybe you’re still confused about the whole “hackgate” scandal in the United Kingdom, where the News of the World tabloid hacked cell phone voicemail messages to get inside information. Perhaps our guide to the scandal was just too dense. Well, here’s an even simpler proposition: one simple infographic to explain the whole thing. The infographic […] more »