Tag: the atlantic

by Mark Glaser

We are back with the Mediatwits podcast, revamped in a roundtable format with “regulars” and occasional special guests. This week we have Mark Glaser moderating, along with the Guardian’s Ana Marie Cox, Seattle Times’ Mónica Guzmán and Reuters’ Felix Salmon (USC’s Andrew Lih can’t join us this week). Special guest Andrew Sullivan will be joining [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. New York Times attacked by hackers for sources (memeburn) 2. Guardian CEO: “Responsive-designed sites are now table stakes for publishers” (Nieman) 3. Washington Post’s Truth Teller and the future of robots doing journalism (PandoDaily) 4. Following the Scientology debacle, The Atlantic will become more transparent about sponsored content (AdWeek) 5. Why Matt Lewis Hates [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Video app Vine doesn’t have an adult content problem; Apple has a policy problem (The Verge) 2. Blurring the line between between advertising and content (OnTheMedia) 3. What’s the difference between a hacker and a criminal? (NYT) 4. Should small businesses outsource their social media work? (Guardian) 5. One way to get canned? Ask for [...] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

Media organizations constantly confront an irksome question: How far can we go to accommodate a sponsor? The Atlantic last week designated its “screw-up” over a Church of Scientology advertorial as a mistake made as the magazine company explores “new forms digital advertising.” Let’s accept their claim at face value. Still, the principles have been in [...] more »

by Julie Keck

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Julie Keck.1. Push and pull: @TheAtlantic publishes then reconsiders content sponsored by the Church of Scientology (Poynter) 2. Tweet Your Own Adventure: CBS asks audience to solve the crime, via Twitter (Mashable) 3. More than 50% of kids have not read an e-book [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Pew study: Getting news is the second most popular activity on mobile devices (Poynter) 2. Why the updated Google Trends tool will benefit journalists (10,000 Words) 3. Four key trends changing digital journalism and society (O’Reilly Radar) 4. Why journalists [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. DNC out to a stronger start than the RNC on social media (Lost Remote) 2, Knight Foundation funds 20 projects for community reporting, data and collaboration (Poynter) 3. The Atlantic’s digital properties post ‘record-setting’ August (FishbowlDC) 4. Flipboard CEO expresses concern [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Facebook may be behind the decline of news-reader apps (TechCrunch) 2. Will social media help George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin case? (Poynter) 3. Inside Hulu’s first original scripted show (Lost Remote) 4. Tumblr dives into the world of curation [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. Why does Silicon Valley lack diversity? (TechCrunch) 2. EU Commissioner: “The millions of dollars invested trying to enforce copyright have not stemmed piracy” (TorrentFreak) 3. The symbol of adulthood for teenagers is no longer the car. It’s the smartphone. (New York Times) 4. Pakistan Telecommunication Authority bans “rude” text messages (The Guardian) [...] more »

by Amanda Hirsch

When I first heard about The Climate Desk back in April, I was impressed by its ambitious mission: The Climate Desk is a journalistic collaboration dedicated to exploring the impact — human, environmental, economic, political — of a changing climate. The partners are The Atlantic, Center for Investigative Reporting, Grist, Mother Jones, Slate, Wired, and [...] more »