Tag: steve jobs

by Julie Keck

1. The newsonomics of Quartz, 19 months in (Ken Doctor / Nieman Lab) 2. How Bleacher Report gamified journalism for 1.3 billion monthly page views (Garrett Goodman / The Media Briefing) 3. Steve Jobs biographer: Why online media turned to ads — and why that failed (Gregory Ferenstein / VentureBeat) 4. Hulu faces trial over […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Journalists at Bradley Manning-Wikileaks trial report hostile conditions for press (Boing Boing) 2. Gawker lets readers rewrite headlines and reframe articles (Neiman Lab) 3. Google ends Chromecast-Netflix promotion ‘due to overwhelming demand’ (LA Times) 4. Study finds half of web ads do not appear, publishers under pressure to display (WAN IFRA) 5. Journalists and […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. One year after rebranding, Google Play offers over 5 million e-books (TechCrunch) 2. Copyright reformers launch attack on DMCA’s “digital locks” rule (arstechnica) 3. Indie books and their critics (IndieBooks) 4. Cosmixology launches online self-publishing platform for comics (The Verge) 5. Steve Jobs biographer deflects subpeonas in e-books case (Reuters) Subscribe to the E-Books […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. High stakes if Apple e-books antitrust case goes to trial (Reuters) 2. TOC kicks off, explores the future of the book and the power of publishers (GoodEReader) 3. Serial fiction startup Plympton acquires company that delivers e-book installments by email and RSS (PaidContent.org) 4. Bowker and Vook partner to expand self-publishing services (AppNewser) 5. […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 35th episode of “The Mediatwits,” the weekly audio podcast from MediaShift. The co-hosts are MediaShift’s Mark Glaser and Dorian Benkoil, who is filling in for Rafat Ali. Once again, Apple dominates the headlines, this time for quarterly earnings that blew away Wall Street — and everyone else. The company made $13.1 billion […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Yes, 2011 was another year of massive change in the American media landscape, with newspapers struggling, radio and TV trying to sharpen digital strategies, and magazines prettying themselves for tablets. But more often than expected, we turned our eyes overseas, to the role of social media in organizing protests and revolutions in the Arab world. […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Apple has already brought innovation to music, cell phones and laptops. Is the TV set its next frontier? Rumors have swirled for years that Apple would come out with a TV set, but nothing’s happened yet. VentureBeat’s Dylan Tweney believed there was enough evidence to support an Apple TV set coming out by the 2012 […] more »

by Mark Glaser

The Mediatwits podcast is sponsored by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, which offers an intensive, cutting edge, three semester Master of Arts in Journalism; a unique one semester Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism; and the CUNY J-Camp series of Continuing Professional Development workshops focused on emerging trends and skill sets in the industry. Welcome […] more »

by Mark Glaser

The Mediatwits podcast is sponsored by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, which offers an intensive, cutting edge, three semester Master of Arts in Journalism; a unique one semester Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism; and the CUNY J-Camp series of Continuing Professional Development workshops focused on emerging trends and skill sets in the industry. Welcome […] more »

by Mark Glaser

We all knew this day would come, but it still was hard to take. Apple’s iconic leader, Steve Jobs, has died. His influence at the company, and in so many industries, will continue to be felt for many years to come. So what will you miss most about Jobs? His trademark presentations? His design sense? […] more »