Tag: streaming tv

by Fannie Cohen

Last week HBO and CBS both announced plans to offer stand-alone streaming services on the web. It’s a major turn-about for the pay cable service HBO (owned by Time Warner), which has long maintained they are “not TV.” This move will allow viewers to cut the cord to their cable TV subscriptions and purchase HBO [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Whisper: The anonymous app that isn’t so anonymous after all (John McDermott / Digiday) 2. Turkish journalist briefly detained for tweets in first ‘reasonable doubt’ raid (via Hurriyet Daily News) 3. The other reason the TV guys are moving to the Web (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 4. Boston’s WBUR wants to build a new [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Infiltrating people’s habits: How Time works to engage readers (Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab) 2. BBC launches WhatsApp service in West Africa to fight Ebola (Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk) 3. How a small experiment at The Washington Post revolutionized its content management platform (Benjamin Mullen / Poynter) 4. How did GamerGate become a lightning [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Chinese web censors struggle with Hong Kong protest (Andrew Jacobs / The New York Times) 2. YouGov study affirms growing clout of Facebook as a news medium (John Glenday / The Drum) 3. Internet companies take aim at wireless net neutrality as debate rages on (Amy Schatz / Re/code) 4. Here’s what happened to [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why rumors outrace the truth online (Brendan Nyhan / New York Times) 2. Does it matter that some New York Times editors and writers don’t tweet? Yes and no (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 3. The Toast hires Roxane Gay to lead new sister site ‘The Butter’ (Peter Sterne / Capital New York) 4. The [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ESPN suspends Bill Simmons from work, social media for criticism of Roger Goodell (Richard Deitsch / Sports Illustrated) 2. Where books are banned, the Internet can be a lifesaver (Jillian York / Electronic Frontier Foundation) 3. How TV Everywhere strategy is evolving in the world of cable news (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman Lab) 4. [...] more »

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. Storyful funds project to define best practice for eyewitness media (Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk) 2. Twitter vows to improve policies after Robin Williams’ daughter is bullied (Hayley Tsukayama / The Washington Post) 3. Facebook has been the key to Mother Jones’ growing popularity online (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman Lab) 4. iHeartRadio hearts video too, [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Digital editions up slightly at U.S. magazines (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 2. Timeline of China’s social media crackdowns (Eva Dou / Wall Street Journal) 3. Turning a profit in the Netherlands: How a Dutch hyperlocal network has grown (Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab) 4. Coming to the Internet: Shows from CBS that you won’t [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Scammers, hackers and spies hit campaign trail (Byron Tau / Politico) 2. Guardian News & Media loss narrows, with print income stable and digital revenues up 24% (Mark Sweney / Guardian) 3. Facebook suffers brief outages in violence-hit Myanmar (Shibani Mahtani & Newley Purnell / Wall Street Journal) 4. Beacon Reader’s crowdfunding platform now [...] more »