Tag: nbc

by Julie Keck

1. BuzzFeed deleted posts under pressure from its own business department (J. K. Trotter / Gawker) 2. Fusion to turn its Snapchat channel into a network with five new shows (Tim Peterson / Advertising Age) 3. Academic research: ‘Huge growth’ in fact checking by the media (James Warren / Poynter) 4. Vice, CNN, NBC and […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter’s twin superpowers: The magic of obsession and the lure of community (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 2. NBC News Digital to launch JFK anniversary site with 275 videos from Brokaw interviews (Alex Weprin / Capital New York) 3. Why Getty Images is partnering with Pinterest (Sarah Laskow / Columbia Journalism Review) 4. Twitter’s IPO: […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter shows how the news is made, and it’s not pretty – but it’s better that we see it (PaidContent.org) 2. Boston explosions: Twitter acts as journalism’s ombudsman (Washington Post) 3. Google Boss: Whole world will be online by 2020 (CNN) 4. The digital lives of teens: The Internet never takes a rest (Edutopia) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Washington Post to charge frequent web users (Washington Post) 2. In 2012, newspapers lost $16 in print ads for every $1 gained in digital (The Atlantic) 3. NBCnews.com snags Yahoo News editor-in-chief amid first wave of hires (WSJ) 4. Can content marketing save journalism? (Mashable) 5. Social media and the global office (Wall Street […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NBC’s takedown notices skyrocket: Wasn’t file sharing supposed to be dead? (PaidContent.org) 2. The most important person at Gawker Media not named Nick Denton is leaving (AllThingsD)   3. Twitter kills off TweetDeck for mobile and drops Facebook in one fell swoop (memeburn) 4. Washington Post to try sponsored posts (Digiday) 5. Samsung’s new […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NBC shuts down hyperlocal, data-driven publishing pioneer EveryBlock (Poynter) 2. Digital revenues result in gains for The New York Times (Guardian) 3. NYT Junior: What it could (but shouldn’t) be (PaidContent.com) 4. Going through a social media crisis? Try over-communicating (memeburn) 5. Using Vine to cover breaking news (Fast Company) Subscribe to Daily Must […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. In a digital age, weighing a financial paper’s worth (NYT) 2. Instagram turns evil, and it’s all our fault (RW) 3. 5 ways journalists are using Pinterest (Poynter) 4. Yahoo teams up with NBC Sports to share online and broadcast sports news and […] more »

by Tristan Stewart-Robertson

Click to read our whole series Later this month, the Paralympics will open at the same London venues as the Olympic Games, and for the first time, will get full-day and prime-time coverage in the U.K. In 2008, Great Britain and Northern Ireland came in second in the Paralympics medals table with 102, including 42 […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Turner buys sports website Bleacher Report (AP) 2. What does Financial Times’ digital progress mean in dollars? (Guardian) 3. Most magazines suffered during the first half, report shows (FishbowlNY) 4. Why you can make a strong case for and against […] more »

by Mark Glaser

It didn’t take long for the #NBCfail hashtag to rear its ugly head on Twitter. The XXX Olympics had just begun in London, and NBC Sports was soon criticized for everything from tape delays and too many commercials to limiting online access to pay TV customers. Cord cutters are welcome to watch old highlights online […] more »