Tag: time inc.

by Julie Keck

1. Brands can’t resist taking chomp out of World Cup bite controversy (Martin Beck / Marketing Land) 2. Facebook’s TV integration makes social content part of the script (Samantha Subar / Spredfast) 3. AT&T/DirecTV and Comcast/TWC mergers could put small ISPs “out of business” (Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica) 4. Advance digital makeover of its [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Time Warner recently parted ways with its magazine unit, Time Inc., making Time Inc. its own independent magazine media company. Reactions to the move ranged from skepticism to hesitant optimism, and left magazine industry observers wondering if Time Inc. can reinvent itself for success as it approaches its hundredth year of operation. Though it’s tempting [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Fortune magazine triples amount of online content even as Time Inc. cuts costs (Sam Kirkland / Poynter) 2. 2014′s most talked-about media startups aren’t distinguished by the what, but the how (Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic) 3. How Slack is changing how newsrooms talk amongst themselves (Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab) 4. Ross [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Report: Global digital news audience increased by 23% in 2013 (Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk) 2. Is Medium a platform or a publisher? And is Matter a magazine or a collection? Yes (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 3. Blendle, Dutch startup that charges readers by the article, reaches 60k users (Alexander Klöpping / Medium) 4. Time [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Pay dispute, native advertising & more: Why Jill Abramson was fired (Ken Auletta / New Yorker) 2. Time Inc. waves goodbye to CNNMoney and its digital profits (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. NYT readers spend same amount of time on paid posts as news stories (Nathalie Tadena / Wall Street Journal) 4. The co-founder [...] 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 »

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, Reuters’ Felix Salmon, and USC’s Andrew Lih. Special guest Guy Kawasaki will be joining us as well. Our topics [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

Education content on MediaShift is brought to you by:  Innovation. Reputation. Opportunity. Get all the advantages journalism and PR pros need to help put their future in focus. Learn more about USC Annenberg’s Master’s programs. The best stories across the web on journalism education 1. Alex Hope: “Coding is the new Latin” (BBC News) 2. How Time [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

4MR is sponsored by Carnegie-Knight News21, an alliance of 12 journalism schools in which top students tell complex stories in inventive ways. See tips for spurring innovation and digital learning at Learn.News21.com. In this week’s 4MR podcast I look at the move by Time.com to restrict access to its print stories online. Rather than set [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Here’s the latest 4MR audio report from MediaShift. In this week’s edition, I look at Twitter Lists and how they allow people to group the people they follow on Twitter. Some say they might replace RSS feed readers. Robert Scoble answers Just One Question about how Twitter Lists have changed his life. Plus, magazines are [...] more »