Tag: washington post

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 »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter hoaxes & the ethics of new media: What happens now that we are all journalists? (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 2. Scripps buys Newsy for $35 million to expand into digital video (Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch) 3. Mobile video ads get cut down to size (John McDermott / Digiday) 4. Warner takes Netflix-style service […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Report: Stories about politics inspire best/worst comments (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 2. Twitter now lets you receive direct messages from any follower (Tom Warren / The Verge) 3. YouTube Partner: We are “not happy” with money from subscription channels (Lucas Shaw / The Wrap) 4. Who’s behind the sponsored content at BuzzFeed, Gawker, Hearst […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Microsoft to buy Nokia’s device business in deal worth over $7 billion (AllThingsD) 2. CBS returns, triumphant, to cable box (NYT) 3. Jeffrey Bezos, the Washington Post’s next owner, aims for a ‘new golden era’ at the paper (Washington Post) 4. Vimeo starts funding indie films to broaden its on demand platform (PaidContent) 5. […] more »