Tag: the daily

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 65th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali as co-hosts. The big news is News Corp. shutting the tablet-only publication The Daily, which was losing millions and not gaining enough traction. What did they learn from that experiment? Our show is largely about science, with a look at […] more »

by Kathleen Bartzen Culver

When a story broke last week that news and gossip site TMZ had applied for a permit to put a drone in the air, the piece leapt to the top of the Drudge Report, as minds began to spin with visions of robot copters hovering over celebrities’ every move. The report turned out to be […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

As news spread on Monday that The Daily, the 100,000 subscription, tablet-only news magazine would shutter before the end of the year, a torrent of analysis sprung up to explain how and why 2010’s great media experiment failed to take off. There is no shortage of reasoning behind The Daily’s untimely demise — particularly in […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Mary Meeker releases stunning data on the state of the internet (VentureBeat) 2. 3 theses about The Daily’s demise (The Atlantic) 3. Forecast: Internet ad spend will outstrip all print in 2015 (paidContent) 4. 10 key takeaways from ‘post-industrial journalism’ (HuffPo) 5. Facebook mobile […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. News Corp. pulls the plug on its iPad-only newspaper app The Daily, after less than 2 years (AllThingsD) 2. Do publishers still need native apps? (Mashable) 3. Pope starts personal Twitter account (Reuters) 4. The newsonomics of going deeper (NiemanLab) 5. Partnership offers support […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. What Twitter means for political journalism (GigaOm) 2. 58% of Facebook users return to the site daily, company’s stats show (AllFacebook) 3. Patriot-News will cut down printing schedule to three days a week (Poynter) 4. The New York Times gives […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Facebook IPO to start trading May 18 (AllFacebook) 2. LinkedIn to buy SlideShare for $119 million in cash and stock (The Next Web) 3. Facebook will add photo filters for all phones (The Next Web) 4. How to make reading […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Encyclopedias, like journalism, are better when they are open (GigaOm) 2. The Daily launches self-built Angry Birds app (AllThingsD) 3. CW changes streaming policy to ward off piracy (PaidContent) 4. Steve Martin gets wild and crazy on Twitter (NPR) 5. […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Former Cosmo editor gives $30M to start media innovation center at Stanford, Columbia (Poynter) 2. Three founders leave Demand Media, operator of eHow (paidContent) 3. NBC to stream Super Bowl on web (All Things D) 4. Obama shines in Google […] more »

by Simon Owens

It seemed like the first-delivered iPad was hardly unsheathed from its box before News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch, apparently unfazed by a rich past of misguided forays into Internet ventures, announced the launch of The Daily, which was immediately labeled the first tablet-only newspaper. And it was mere weeks — if not days — after […] more »