Tag: wikileaks

by Julie Keck

1. Facebook made Instagram’s new videos exactly as long as a television commercial…and it’s no accident (Quartz) 2. Messaging app WhatsApp surpasses 250 million active monthly users (WSJ) 3. Michael Hastings, the FBI, and Wikileaks: Death of a journalist sparks conspiracy theories (NY Mag) 4. Full document: Procedures used by NSA to minimize data collection from U.S. persons (Guardian) 5. Columbia’s Sreenivasan bolts for […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How Google transfers data to NSA (WSJ) 2. For some, the reaction to PRISM is a shrug: Are we suffering from Big Brother fatigue? (GigaOm) 3. Why Pandora bought an FM radio station (The Hill) 4. Judge in Manning Wikileaks case allows crowdfunded stenographers permanent court access (Freedom of the Press Foundation) 5. New reality show airs only on Twitter, social media (WSJ) 6. Best […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. What if Bradley Manning had leaked documents to The Times instead of Wikileaks? (NYT) 2. Cory Booker at SXSW: Twitter allows for raw truth, random acts of kindness (memeburn) 3. Tesla CEO says his only regret in the NYT controversy was not rebutting the rebuttal (TechCrunch) 4. Where WordPress is headed: Longform content, curation, […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. A reluctant witness: @quinnnorton on the investigation of Aaron Swartz (The Atlantic) 2. Google Glass’ women problems (TechCrunch)   3. Study: Tone of comments can influence reader understanding of an article (NYT) 4. If Bradley Manning and WikiLeaks are guilty, so is the New York Times (PaidContent.org) 5. Banner ads to become a thing […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Bradley Manning provides evidence for why we need a media entity like WikiLeaks (PaidContent.org) 2. How much could The Guardian make by putting up a pay wall? (The Media Briefing) 3. Federated Media’s Battelle headed back to the CEO role (Forbes) 4. Why we need to stop thinking about Groupon as a tech company […] more »

by Julie Keck

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Julie Keck. 1. Rugged, colorful tablets designed for kids (Wired) 2. Kim Dotcom’s Mega announcement (CNN) 3. Wikileaks, via Twitter, names Aaron Swartz as a definite ally, possible source (Mashable) 4. Free-speech ruling extends protection to online firms but not users (AP) 5. […] more »

by Jeffrey D. Neuburger

Online dating services have been around for quite a while, and through them, members of just about any social subgroup can get help looking for that perfect match. But an online dating service may be promoting something more than just a social introduction. Sexual Services in the Online World Adult services such as prostitution have […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Op-ed: Michael Moore and Oliver Stone “deeply grateful for the accomplishments of WikiLeaks” (NYT) 2. Red & Black board reinstates top two editors (Romenesko) 3. The one big thing newspaper visionaries failed to predict (GigaOm) 4. How do we measure […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Facebook unveils new features including long-awaited scheduling (The Next Web) 2. The Denver Post and its #theatershooting coverage (The Buttry Diary) 3. Reading app Zite adds more big-name publishers to its program (PaidContent) 4. Grief in the age of social […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. WikiLeaks partners with the Associated Press to present ‘Syria Files’ stories  (FishbowlNY) 2. Netflix viewership passes 1 billion hours in a month (VentureBeat) 3. Indie publishers respond to the DOJ’s antitrust case  (The Atlantic) 4. GM may advertise again with […] more »