Tag: washington post

by Julie Keck

1. Vox takes melding of journalism and technology to a new level (Leslie Kaufman / New York Times) 2. Microsoft goes Hollywood in Amazon-like programming push (Dina Bass & Cliff Edwards / Bloomberg News) 3. The “Cuban Twitter” scam is a drop in the Internet propaganda bucket (Glenn Greenwald / The Intercept) 4. Can the [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Analysis: What Viacom has to show for seven years of pursuing YouTube (Eriq Gardner / The Hollywood Reporter) 2. The Washington Post offers free digital access to readers of local newspapers (Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab) 3. Why do we expect so much from Nate Silver? (Ben Wallace Wells / New York Magazine) 4. [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ABC’s live Oscar Internet stream suffers nationwide outage (Todd Spangler / Variety) 2. Comcast is acquiring video ad company FreeWheel for $320 million (Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch 3. Washington Post expands fact-checking project (Craig Silverman / Poynter) 4. J-schools: Success in news today is about a lot more than reporting and writing (Lance Knobel [...] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week we will explore personalized experiences with news and advertising, as envisioned by leaders at the Washington Post and iStrategy Labs. PART 1: Personalization ideas from The Washington Post Digital leaders at the Washington Post say they want to give news consumers of the future a personalized [...] more »

by Claire Groden

This week, the Washington Post’s Ezra Klein joined a growing group of big-name journalists leaving traditional news outlets for ones that promise to be at the edge of digital innovation. Ezra Klein is bound for his own venture within the digitally native Vox Media, while the New York Times’ David Pogue and ABC’s Katie Couric [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Co-chief Eric Eldon leaving TechCrunch (Sam Biddle / Gawker) 2. Nook sales crashed by over 66 percent during 2013 holiday season (Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica) 3. Gabriel Snyder, former editor of The Wire, joins mobile news start-up (Ravi Somaiya / New York Times) 4. Contributoria founders on their open community for crowdfunding journalism [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The New York Times embraces ‘organic’ ad strategy (Brian Morrisssey / Digiday) 2. Ezra Klein is said to plan to leave the Washington Post (Ravi Somaiya / New York Times) 3. Entrepreneurs dominate Forbes 30 Under 30 list (Jeff Bercovici / Forbes) 4. Internet streaming device maker unveils Roku TV at CES 2014 (Dawn [...] more »

by Julie Keck

Note: Daily Must Reads will be back Monday, January 6, 2014. Keep up with new posts by signing up for our PBS MediaShift Daily and the PBS Idea Lab Daily. 1. Pledging clarity, the Times plunges into native advertising (Margaret Sullivan / New York Times) 2. A first look at NewsCo’s structure (Jay Rosen / [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Hackers break into Washington Post servers (Craig Timberg / Washington Post) 2. Twitter users are furious at new breaking news alerts (Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed) 3. NPR’s $10 million digital bet (John McDermott / Digiday) 4. British Telecom porn filters block sex education sites (Mike Deri Smith / BBC) 5. Twitter’s Vine gets vanity [...] more »

by Denise Lu

A big year for both breaking news as well as shifts within the industry, 2013 saw its fair share of massive media stories. The biggest of all were the revelations about NSA surveillance from a leaker, Edward Snowden, who surprised everyone by exposing his identity. And that followed the Obama Administration’s push to prosecute journalists, [...] more »