Tag: ipad

by Julie Keck

1. David Mamet joins DIY trend as self-published e-books top the charts (Guardian) 2. Mobile phones deliver millions of e-books to the developing world (Mashable) 3. Bookboard streams kids’ books on the iPad, but are e-books good for your children? (Forbes) 4. Next generation e-books introduced at London Book Fair (Guardian) 5. E-books growth is […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. BBC launches ‘expert women database’ to help its journalists diversify sources (Poynter) 2. Summly’s teenaged founder says he wants to make Yahoo great again (GigaOm) 3. New York Times closes another loophole in its digital pay wall (PaidContent.org) 4. Spotify plans to take on Netflix and HBO with streaming video service (Business Insider) 5. […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Why do community news sites, once hailed as the future of journalism, so often flop? (Adweek) 2. Online radio will start serving ads based on your web browsing (paidContent) 3. How does BuzzFeed intend to crack a $1B valuation? By embracing journalism’s […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Andrew Sullivan’s ad-free publishing experiment sees six-figure revenue in first six hours  (TechCrunch) 2. There’s no avoiding Google+ (WSJ) 3. From mobile to taking on newspaper pay walls, 3 big moves for local TV in 2013 (Lost Remote) 4. iPad web traffic share […] more »

by Jenny Shank

If you thought e-books, e-readers and tablets dominated the last holiday season, you haven’t seen anything yet. For one, this year it’s easier than ever to give e-books as gifts, and, thanks to a recent partnership with Kobo, it’s now even possible to support your local independent bookseller while giving them. And, according to the […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Instagram, you’re at war with Twitter. Just admit it (AllThingsD) 2. How Netflix wants to change television forever (GigaOM) 3. Twitter extends Trends to surface breaking news in 100 more cities (VentureBeat) 4. Apps and accessories help make the iPad a scaled-down darkroom (NYT) […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

As news spread on Monday that The Daily, the 100,000 subscription, tablet-only news magazine would shutter before the end of the year, a torrent of analysis sprung up to explain how and why 2010’s great media experiment failed to take off. There is no shortage of reasoning behind The Daily’s untimely demise — particularly in […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. The newsonomics of The New York Times’ expanding global strategy (Nieman Lab) 2. The internet split: high audience low yield, low audience higher yield (Monday Note) 3. Yahoo dilemma: focus on media or go social (TNW) 4. What to expect […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Education chief: “Over the next few years, textbooks should be obsolete.” (AP) 2. Is Big Brother invading the classroom? (Salon) 3. Op-ed: It’s time to hit the ‘off’ button in the digital classroom (Toronto Star) 4. Do students behave better in a digital […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. Fact-checking will play key role in tonight’s debate (Poynter) 2. Pearson to sell the Financial Times (Guardian) 3. “When it comes to jobs, internet-media businesses are the new mainstream media.” (Ad Age) 4. News editors tapped for NBCNews.com, MSNBC.com (TVNewser) 5. Talking […] more »