Tag: tablets

by Melanie Stone

The question isn’t quite age-old, but it is one that has been asked since the rise of social networks: How much money is a tweet, post, pin, review or comment worth? A study released this week from ShareThis may have uncovered an answer. The research, developed by Beresford Research and presented in partnership with The [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Disruption 101 for self-publishers (Suw Charman-Anderson / Forbes) 2. Amazon launches Kindle Matchbook, offers digital copies of physical books (Chris Welch / Verge) 3. Taking NaNoWriMo direct to distribution (Mercy Pilkington / Good E-Reader) 4. How Amazon and Goodreads could lose their best readers (Laura Miller / Salon) 5. Tablet and e-reader ownership update [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. News’ need to pump web traffic presents speedbump for network TV coverage (Brian Lowry / Variety) 2. AT&T announces $5 tablet day passes (Ina Fried / AllThingsD) 3. Knight invests $4 million to expand Knight-Mozilla partnerships (Justin Ellis / Neiman Lab) 4. New digital book on journalism’s future is call for change and teaching [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. North Carolina school district suspends News Corps.’ Amplify tablet program (Kai Mae Heussner / GigaOm) 2. How college newspapers can cope with stories that go viral (Dan Caterinicchia / Poynter) 3. The edtech pros and cons of partnering with corporate big guns (Carmel DeAmicis / PandoDaily) 4. MOOC providers expanding abroad (Insider Higher Ed) [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Digital magazine publishing is increasingly within reach for all kinds of content creators — big, small, non-profit, for profit. As another way to reuse existing content and reach audiences, digital magazines might especially appeal to non-profit and public media news organizations. At least two such organizations — ProPublica and Oregon Public Broadcasting — have launched [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Atlantic Media loses digital driver Justin Smith to Bloomberg (AllThingsD) 2. Why YouTube buffers: The secret deals that make – and break – online video (Ars Technica) 3. Tablet editions of magazines are no quick cure for the industry (Guardian) 4. Two ad giants chasing Google in merger deal (NYT) 5. How can j-school [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Live analysis of the Supreme Court decisions on gay marriage (NYT) 2. Do we need more kinds of social media that self-destruct the way Snapchat content does? (GigaOm) 3. TV industry-backed second screen app ConnecTV raises $1.4 million (VentureBeat) 4. Journalist search platform Spundge partners with Getty Images and Reuters (Journalism.co.uk) 5. American Society of News Editors census finds 2,600 newsroom [...] more »

by Gabriel Kahn

Not long ago, I heard Hearst Corp. Magazine Chief Executive David Carey relay a remarkable development: Since the debut of the iPad Mini, paid electronic subscriptions for Hearst magazines had skyrocketed. When he said this in February, at the Dive Into Media conference, the iPad Mini wasn’t even three months old. Though the Mini is [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Shield law won’t keep government from spying on press (New York Observer) 2. Apple CEO: We rejected settlement in e-book suit (CNET) 3. The New York Times experiments with native advertising…on two wheels (Nieman Lab) 4. At high school papers, the ink is drying up (NYT) 5. One-quarter of tablet owners prefer digital magazines [...] more »

by Dena Levitz

In the beginning, newspapers’ apps were mostly replicas of what they produce in print daily, shrunk down to fit a desired screen. Publishers simply wanted to be in the mobile mix -– and the emphasis was less on trying creative approaches in application look and feel and more on just being there. That, I’m happy [...] more »