Tag: village voice

by Julie Posetti

Australia’s attorneys general have formed a task force to consider social media regulation and possible law reform following an online outpouring of grief and anger, in a murder case that has highlighted both the strong benefits and sharp risks of social media reporting on criminal investigations and prosecutions. The country’s chief lawmakers held an urgent […] more »

by Dan Kennedy

On a recent Wednesday evening at Tico, a fashionable restaurant in Boston’s equally fashionable Back Bay, the Boston Phoenix threw itself a party. The food was free and the bar was open as several hundred guests shouted to be heard over thunderous music. Mingling with the crowd was the publisher, Stephen Mindich, who in 1966 […] more »

by Mark Glaser

It used to be so easy. If you wanted to find out what was going on around town, you picked up an alternative weekly newspaper, free for the taking at every corner cafe and store. But now it seems so much easier to just pick up your phone, pull up an app, search the web […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 57th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali as co-hosts. This week, we take a deep dive into “responsive design,” a new design philosophy that creates consistent-looking sites on the web, smartphones and tablets. It started with the Boston Globe and now is coming to the USA Today […] more »