Tag: jill abramson

by Julie Keck

1. ‘Aaron’s Law’ is back to fix the ‘worst law in technology’ (Kevin Collier / Daily Dot) 2. Political fact-checking: Growing and influential, but partisanship is a factor (via American Press Institute) 3. Abramson ‘hasn’t let journalism’s reinvention or gender disparity clobber her optimism’ (Dan Reimold / College Media Matters) 4. The Washington Post offers […] more »

by Jefferson Yen

Long-form journalism is seeing something of a resurgence on the web. While many people believe digital media has pushed people toward short, bite-sized listicles, deeper stories continue to resonate when they hit the right audience. Plus, online publications such as Atavist, The Verge and even BuzzFeed regularly publish long-form pieces. Now we have another long-form […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Jill Abramson startup to advance writers up to $100k for longform work (Kelly McBride / Poynter) 2. What’s behind the Great Podcast Renaissance? (Kevin Roose / New York Magazine) 3. How one publisher is taming the world of messaging apps (Lucia Moses / Digiday) 4. Pianist asks the Washington Post to remove a concert […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Media habits of liberals, conservatives: ‘different worlds’ (Brian Stelter / CNN Money) 2. Nielsen, Adobe to measure online TV across multiple devices (Jennifer Saba / Reuters) 3. Ebola Deeply builds on the lessons of single-subject news sites (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 4. Inside Gamergate’s (successful) attack on the media (Caitlin Dewey / The […] more »

by Julie Posetti

In partnership with the Paris-based World Editors Forum, WAN-IFRA Research Fellow Julie Posetti reports on the sixth trend in our Trends in Newsrooms 2014 series. Read the other installments here: Part one, part two, part three, part four, and part five. The high-profile and unexpected departure earlier this year of two of the world’s top women editors […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Pay dispute, native advertising & more: Why Jill Abramson was fired (Ken Auletta / New Yorker) 2. Time Inc. waves goodbye to CNNMoney and its digital profits (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. NYT readers spend same amount of time on paid posts as news stories (Nathalie Tadena / Wall Street Journal) 4. The co-founder […] more »

by Mark Glaser

There’s a lot of business to attend to on this week’s podcast. First, the business of microblogging grows up, with Twitter inking a massive ad deal with Starcom Mediavest Group worth “hundreds of millions of dollars,” according to FT’s Emily Steel. Steel broke the big story and will be joining us as a special guest; […] more »