Tag: sony

by Julie Keck

1. Why disruptors are always white guys (Annie Lowrey / New York Magazine) 2. A Kickstarter for journalism enters the big leagues (Ricardo Bilton / Digiday) 3. MTV, Comedy Central to show up on Sony’s Internet-TV service (Edmund Lee / Re/code) 4. CNN raids Politico for growing digital politics team (Michael Calderone / Huffington Post) [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Is Hollywood to blame? Or journalism? A battle on Twitter (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 2. Twitter and Omnicom strike $230 million mobile ad deal (Jack Marshall / Wall Street Journal) 3. Netflix buys pay-TV rights to Sony animated films (Todd Spangler / Variety) 4. Yahoo plots YouTube rival for summer debut after delay (Tim [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Yahoo’s sleek News Digest app swims against the stream (Casey Newton / The Verge) 2. Sony doesn’t have the deals it needs for web TV – but that’s not the real problem (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. San Francisco Chronicle to put all reporters through social media boot camp (Chris Taylor / Mashable) 4. [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. While House official fired for tweeting under fake name, leaking information since 2011 (Josh Rogin / The Daily Beast) 2. Facebook reverses stance – again – on violent viral video (Mike Isaac / AllThingsD 3. Push notifications aren’t just for your users’ phones anymore (Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab 4. Four more Reuters.com employees [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NSA broke privacy rules thousands of times per year, audit finds (Washington Post) 2. Is it OK to spy on your children’s online activities? (Guardian) 3. The Next Web sheds key staff amid shift in editorial priorities (PandoDaily) 4. Sony and Viacom reach tentative deal to stream cable channels (The New York Times) 5. [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Amazon, Kobo and Sony petition FCC to exempt e-readers from accessibility laws (GigaOm) 2. Hachette strikes deal with Follett to sell e-books in school libraries (Digital Book World) 3. Publishers object to U.S. restrictions on Apple in e-books case (Reuters) 4. E-books strain relationships between libraries, publishing houses – AUDIO (NPR) 5. Kindle surprise [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Open letter to Jeff Bezos from ex-Washington Post mail room employee (and creator of AllThingsD) Kara Swisher (AllThingsD) 2. Luvit.Me: Bitly lets you tell people how you really feel about links you post (The Atlantic) 3. YouTube’s founders challenge Vine and Instagram with new video app (NYT) 4. Canadian standards body: Journalistic errors must [...] more »

by Zach C. Cohen

Like most media, the future of television is online. This edition of the Mediatwits, we’ll talk about the prospects for tech upstarts Apple, Google, Intel and Sony, who are trying to push their way into the lucrative TV and entertainment business. Apple is aiming to work with incumbent cable companies, while Google is working against [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Sony launches web store for e-books (Engadget) 2. Forbes will let contributors publish e-books under the company’s name (Adweek) 3. Want to publish your own digital book? Here are some tips (CNET) 4. New social site will let you discover, [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Who chooses what gets sold in digital bookstores? (Huffington Post) 2. Did Apple go too far with rejection of writer’s e-book? (ReadWriteWeb) 3. E-book production outpaces hardbacks (eBookNewser) 4. How Sony got clobbered by Amazon in the e-reader war (Fast [...] more »