Tag: sxsw 2013

by Julie Keck

1. Pay-as-you-read e-bookselling won’t make it off the shelves (ReadWrite) 2. Apple CEO Cook ordered to testify in e-books case (Reuters) 3. Agent Mollie Glick on trends, self-publishing and truth vs. fiction (Huffington Post) 4. Cosmo, Harlequin to kick off e-book line (PaidContent.org) 5. SXSW 2013: Self-publishing, David Carr, and the ‘theology of free’ (Publishers [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Google Reader to shut down July 1 (The Verge) 2. Aaron Swartz lawyers accuse prosecutor of misconduct (Huffington Post) 3. Small but passionate online audience Kickstarts “Veronica Mars” movie (TechCrunch) 4. In Defense of Reddit: The SXSW controversy that just won’t die (MotherBoard) 5. Redbox Instant ready to open its doors to the public [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. A proposed Texas law promotes correcting incorrect news, online and off (Nieman) 2. MOOCs and assessments and makers, oh my! A SXSWedu summary (EdSurge) 3. The Telegraph group cuts 80 print jobs, creates 50 digital jobs (Guardian) 4. Citizen journalism school turns coffee shops into classrooms (Crosscut) 5. Transitioning from text books to open [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Every year, the hype machine revs up in Austin, Texas, for the South by Southwest confab. What started as a lil’ old music conference has turned into a smorgasbord of media makers in film, music and interactive. And where else could you find something called Hype Machine’s Hype Hotel? But that was so last year. [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Did Nate Thayer plagiarize the article The Atlantic wanted for free? (NYmag) 2. Facebook is making the world’s ‘best personalized newspaper’ (BusinessInsider) 3. The newsonomics of ‘why pay walls now?’ (Nieman) 4. 8 essential apps for SXSWi attendees (Mashable) 5. Former Wired Digital Editor heads to Obvious Corp. (AllThingsD) Subscribe to Daily Must Reads [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

This week’s Mediatwits has a Southern flavor, with a preview of the coming South by Southwest confab in Austin, as well as a look at Facebook’s latest rootin’ tootin’ revamp of its newsfeed and what it means for media folks. Our special guest is Joshua Topolsky, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Verge, who will be [...] more »