Tag: news corp

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 65th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali as co-hosts. The big news is News Corp. shutting the tablet-only publication The Daily, which was losing millions and not gaining enough traction. What did they learn from that experiment? Our show is largely about science, with a look at […] 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. News Corp. pulls the plug on its iPad-only newspaper app The Daily, after less than 2 years (AllThingsD) 2. Do publishers still need native apps? (Mashable) 3. Pope starts personal Twitter account (Reuters) 4. The newsonomics of going deeper (NiemanLab) 5. Partnership offers support […] more »

by Julie Posetti

Rupert Murdoch’s toxic News of the World legacy has the potential to undermine press freedom in his country of birth — Australia — where the national government is considering recommendations for the regulation of all news content … including low-traffic blogs. What started with a phone-hacking scandal in the U.K. rolled into a debate about […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Ex-New York City schools chief touts News Corp. tablet computer venture (Huffington Post) 2. Schools consider social media rules for students and teachers (Hispanic Business) 3. Some universities require students to use e-textbooks (USA Today) 4. Does more technology in classrooms mean more […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. News Corp announces plans for education reform (TechCrunch) 2. Can technology fix the education system? (PC Magazine) 3. Why the web won’t obliterate college as we know it (The Atlantic) 4. How big data could help the education system (Huffington Post) 5. Mass. […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. News Corp empire will be split into separate entertainment and publishing companies (Guardian) 2. How SCOTUSblog prepped for today’s health care ruling (Poynter) 3. The two sides of New York Times media columnist David Carr (CJR) 4. Google offers wearable […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. How much is past hacking costing News Corp now? (PaidContent) 2. Facebook launches app store (VentureBeat) 3. The best time to post links on certain social networks (Poynter) 4. The many ways journalists can use Pinterest (Buttry Diary) 5. Will […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Shareholders renew call for Rupert Murdoch to quit as News Corp chairman (Guardian) 2. The “Netflix for magazines” is here, but it has its limits (AllThingsD) 3. Study: 76% of TV viewers engage in social media mainly to save shows […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Netflix and WaPo bought a combined $8M in Facebook ads last year, IPO says (All Facebook) 2. Analysis: A sobering look at Facebook (Reuters) 3. How the Huffington Post became a new-media behemoth (GigaOM) 4. News Corp. names Bloomberg exec […] more »