Tag: atlantic media

by Aleszu Bajak

“Your last glorious run of green lights was no accident.” That’s how Quartz, a digital news outlet, opened a story detailing how Siemens is using data to reduce congestion and improve traffic patterns. The piece contains 600 well-written words, two Quartz-style charts and one interview with a Siemens sales manager. Prominently displayed at the top, bottom and on every […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Atlantic Media in Talks to Sell Quartz (James Fontanella-Khan & Shannon Pareil / Financial Times) 2. Kickstarter Hires Reporter to Probe Startup that Collapsed after Raising $3.4M (Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica) 3. NFL Media Czar Suggests Thursday Night Football Won’t Move Online (Eric Johnson / Re/code) 4. Beloved Parenting Podcast ‘Longest Shortest Time’ […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why Atlantic Media is funding a social platform for sharing links, one at a time (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman Lab) 2. Fandor and Festival Scope change video-on-demand (Brad Schreiber / Huffington Post) 3. Startup that places women in tech jobs plans journalism vertical (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 4. Mobile traffic surpasses desktop for top […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Copy editors carve niche in digital media landscape (Dan Appenfeller / American Journalism Review) 2. Purge pay TV, binge on data: Cord-cutters are gulping down bandwidth (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. FCC considers treating cable firms like utilities in net neutrality debate (Dominic Rushe / The Guardian US) 4. Google faces challenges in Europe […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Atlantic Media loses digital driver Justin Smith to Bloomberg (AllThingsD) 2. Why YouTube buffers: The secret deals that make – and break – online video (Ars Technica) 3. Tablet editions of magazines are no quick cure for the industry (Guardian) 4. Two ad giants chasing Google in merger deal (NYT) 5. How can j-school […] 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 »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. Twitter says we’ll be able to download all of our past tweets by year’s end (AllTwitter) 2. Patch unveils a new site, focused on social and mobile (10,000 Words) 3. Atlantic Media covers the world of business, digital only (NYT) 4. […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. States’ $69 million e-book settlement with publishers is preliminarily approved (PaidContent) 2. Apple announces record pre-orders for iPhone 5 (TechCrunch) 3. Atlantic Media readies its business news startup, Quartz (Nieman Lab) 4. Winklevoss twins are back with their own social network […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Will Newsweek stop existing as a print publication? (Forbes) 2. Roku raises $45 million from News Corp, BSkyB and others (TechCrunch) 3. Publisher Random House is getting into television (Publishers Weekly) 4. Atlantic Media’s business site, Quartz, fills out team […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Should Facebook open up to young kids? (Time) 2. Windows Phone Marketplace has surpassed 100,000 apps (The Next Web) 3. Atlantic Media’s digital-only pub has tablets in mind (Lean Back 2.0) 4. Twitter co-founder snags a book deal (Sacramento Bee) […] more »