Tag: spotify

by Julie Keck

1. The problem with online freelance journalism (Reuters) 2. Pay walls for digital content are getting higher, starting sooner (paidContent)  3. No end in sight to tough Venezuelan control over media, social or otherwise, following Chavez passing (Variety) 4. YouTube to launch streaming music service, take on Spotify (CNN Money) 5. Medium wants to help […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. 6 top tips for handing a social media crisis (memeburn) 2. Kickstarter’s Perry Chen on crowdsourcing and creativity – Podcast (GigaOm) 3. Success of music streaming apps like Spotify means less money for musicians (NYT) 4. “In death, Swartz has become a political martyr for the cause he championed in life: making scientific and […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Twitter CEO is confident the company will grow (Wired) 2. 22 percent of Millenials read a paper at least every other day (Poynter) 3. Christian Science Monitor sees revenue jump after 3 years of Web-first model (Poynter) 4. When Twitter […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Publishers could reach settlement with 50 states in e-books case (PaidContent) 2. NBC will stream live all 30-plus sports in upcoming summer Olympics (NYT) 3. California’s lieutenant governor snags gig at Current TV (NYT) 4. Spotify teams up with Coca-Cola […] 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 »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. This American Life retraction sets an online listening record (Nieman Lab) 2. More U.S. lawmakers support protecting the privacy of Facebook passwords (All Facebook) 3. What happened when a PaidContent staff writer got retweeted by @BarackObama (PaidContent) 4. PC Magazine […] more »

by Jason Feinberg

Click to read all SXSW coverage As I noted in the my SXSW Music 2012 post last week, subscription services and engagement apps are quickly becoming core factors driving the music industry and the conversations surrounding them. Services such as Spotify and Rdio are responsible for an increasing percentage of music consumption. And apps, such […] more »

by Jason Feinberg

The common ground between technology developers and music companies becomes clearer and clearer every year at SXSW. For many years, the festival has seen a distinct interdependence between the two industries. However, as the Interactive conference transitions into the Music conference, the two industries are beginning to show significantly different trajectories. While the Interactive conference […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. Is HP’s decision to make webOS open source a good move? (Monday Note) 2. Michael Robertson: Why Spotify can never be profitable (GigaOM) 3. Why you didn’t hit reply: Jonah Lehrer on email and friendship (Wall Street Journal) 4. How a book is made: From the Middle Ages […] more »

by Jason Feinberg

SXSW is easily the most chaotic experience in the music industry. For the 14,000 people that attend the music conference it provides opportunities to immerse themselves in the ecosystem that powers much of the global business. It is one of the best times to tee up deals and relationships that could power significant developments for […] more »