Tag: vox media

by Mark Glaser

Vox.com launched this week, the much talked-about explanatory news site headed up by former Washington Post columnist Ezra Klein. There’s been a lot of anticipation around Vox.com’s launch, and to many it seems like Vox is lodestar for a new kind of journalism that’s largely influenced by a singular editorial vision. We’ve seen other journalists [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter launches photo-centric profile redesign (Harrison Weber / VentureBeat) 2. Vox Media ventures into general news and news analysis (Paul Farhi / Washington Post) 3. Collaborative-writing platform Wattpad gets $46M in financing for global expansion (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 4. 26 awkward questions to ask news organizations about the move to digital (Raju Narisetti [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How CNN is prepping for the majority-mobile audience coming in 2014 (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 2. Inside’s news is longer than Twitter, shorter than Business Insider (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. NPR eyes more personalized digital platform (Michael Depp / NetNewsCheck) 4. News websites proliferate, stretching thin ad dollars (William Launder / Wall [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Ezra Klein is joining Vox Media as web journalism asserts itself (David Carr / New York Times) 2. What the longform backlash is about (Ben Smith / Medium) 3. Hoaxsters bought us 75,000 fake followers in a new kind of Twitter attack (Fernando Alfonso III / The Daily Dot) 4. Google beat Facebook for [...] more »

by Zach C. Cohen

This week’s episode focuses on the role of live coverage in the media ecosystem. When does it work? When does it not? How do you balance speed and accuracy? How does it pull in readers? We’ll talk to some of the leading minds in breaking news journalism and how their live coverage has meant big [...] more »