Tag: upworthy

by Julie Keck

1. Nielsen, comScore can’t tell you how many people streamed USA’s World Cup tie with Portugal (Mike Shields / Wall Street Journal) 2. 19 projects win Knight News Challenge on strengthening the Internet (John Bracken / Knight Foundation) 3. Amazon adds more video ads (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 4. Vanity Fair’s fall conference taps power [...] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

It’s been said for years that the page view is dead as a way to measure media on the web. Now, finally, there may be a replacement. Advertisers and publishers are increasingly asking if “time” or “attention” — proven time spent engaging with media — can work instead. They’re hoping that by using technology to [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. AT&T, Verizon may join Comcast in Netflix streaming deal (Marguerite Reardon / CNET) 2. A new ‘micro-publication’ for deep environmental and tech reporting (Nicola Pring / CJR) 3. Upworthy details why it fact-checks every post (Craig Silverman / Poynter) 4. Marc Andreessen says more net neutrality laws are not the answer (Mathew Ingram / [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Upworthy combats clickbait critics with attention data (Brian Morrissey / Digiday) 2. Verizon denies using net neutrality victory to sabotage Netflix, Amazon (Brian Fung / Washington Post) 3. Marc Andreessen: The ‘problem with local news is most people don’t care’ (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 4. How Portlandia grew their Twitter following by 25% during [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Saving the Net from the surveillance state: Q&A with Glenn Greenwald (Edward Moyer / CNET) 2. Where freedom of the press is muffled (David Carr / New York Times) 3. Brian Stelter, formerly of the New York Times, debuts as host of CNN’s ‘Reliable Sources’ (Erik Hayden / The Hollywood Reporter) 4. Why are [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How the New York Times neglects business journalism (Felix Salmon / Reuters) 2. On the ethics of data-driven journalism (Alex Howard / Tow Center) 3. News use across social media platforms (Jeffrey Gottfried, Jesse Holcomb & Amy Mitchell / Pew Research) 4. A look inside the Wall Street Journal’s video app toolbox (Alastair Reid [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why Associated Press is focusing on user generated content standards and safety (journalism.co.uk) 2. Six months in, Andrew Sullivan’s Dish hits 28k paid subscribers and $715k in revenue (paidContent) 3. Authors lose class status in Google digital books case (Reuters) 4. With 30 million unique views under its belt, Upworthy is ready to monetize (Forbes) [...] more »

by Zach C. Cohen

NEW YORK — With reports that the National Security Agency is amassing data from Internet and phone companies, jokes abounded at the 10th annual Personal Democracy Forum (PDF) in New York City on June 6 and 7, especially when the list of sponsors for PDF sounded like a tally of NSA’s tech titan collaborators — Google, Facebook, Yahoo, [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Upworthy has a recipe for chocolate-covered news broccoli that actually tastes delicious  (Nieman Lab) 2. HuffPost Live’s new iPad app could be a second screen breakthrough (GigaOM) 3. Sandy Twitter troll outed and shamed (PRNewser) 4. Twitter launches election map to track candidates’ [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Political magazines have found a new way to be opinion leaders during this election — in just 140 characters. Twitter is helping them publicize their print and online content and offer real-time interpretation and analysis. Reaching audiences well beyond their print readership, these magazines’ tweets may be affecting conversations about the election in intriguing ways. [...] more »