Tag: piracy

by Julie Keck

1. Can Donald Trump’s Social Media Genius Take Him All the Way to the White House? (Hannah Jane Parkinson / Guardian) 2.  New Zealand Says U.S. Can Extradite Alleged Piracy Mastermind Kim Dotcom (Kevin Collier / Daily Dot) 3. Review-Journal Editor Steps Down in Wake of Adelson Family Purchase (Brian Stelter v/ CNN Money) 4. […] more »

by Matt Smith

The following opinion piece is a guest post and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of this publication. Read more about MediaShift guest posts here. Sharing is the new normal. Everywhere we look, our social networks are providing us with links, lists and video that our friends and acquaintances think will impress and delight us. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Amazon and Apple just made buying digital media a lot more attractive (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 2. News for high schools: Digital media plus teaching equals support for freedom (Eric Newton / Knight Foundation) 3. Susan Glasser named Editor of Politico (Dylan Beyers / Politico) 4. NewsCorp: Google is a ‘platform for piracy’ (BBC […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The New Yorker alters its online strategy (Ravi Somaiya / New York Times) 2. Dean Baquet’s first digital initiative: Adding editors (Jeremy Barr / Capital New York) 3. Amazon angles to attract Hachette’s authors to its side (David Streitfeld / New York Times’ Binary Bits) 4. Singapore passes Pirate Bay-blocking anti-piracy law (Torrent Freak) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Omidyar start-up hires Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi (Ravi Somaiya / New York Times) 2. Steve Shepard to help launch new Politico vertical (Chris O’Shea / Fishbowl NYC) 3. LinkedIn’s competitive advantage over other publishers: $1.5B in annual revenues (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 4. New report says how much advertising is going to piracy sites: […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Columbia University’s piracy.lab explores the online world of digital piracy (Sarah Laskow / Columbia Journalism Review) 2. Steven King tops e-book best-seller list at discount as prices decrease (Jeremy Greenfield / Digital Book World) 3. Scribd, HarperCollins launch $8.99 subscription book service (Austin Carr / Fast Company) 4. Opinion: E-books price people out of […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Social networks in a battle for the second screen (Vindu Goel & Brian Stelter / New York Times) 2. Are personal essays the future of digital journalism? (Aneya Fernando / 10,000 Words) 3. Who are the most social publishers on the web? (Ami Sedghi / Guardian) 4. Columbia University’s piracy.lab explores the online world […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. “Fair use” takes center stage at Google Books appeal (PaidContent.org) 2. Ending the TOC conference, but still pushing tools of change for publishing (O’Reilly) 3. Microsoft mulling Nook Media LLC purchase for $1 billion (TechCrunch) 4. U.K. publishers hit book sales record for 2012 amid digital growth (The Hollywood Reporter) 5. Piracy not an […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Variety drops pay wall in what it calls “end of an error” (PaidContent.com) 2. NASCAR explains the blocking of fan video after wreck (Washington Post) 3. Breeding unicorns and building off others: A wrap-up of the Journalism Interactive conference (Nieman) 4. How do you grow a Twitter following? Be nice and informative (Forbes) 5. […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing. 1. McGraw-Hill & Kno offer a peek into the future of textbooks (TechCrunch) 2. Self-publishing site Lulu drops DRM on e-books, sort of (paidContent) 3. Why winning a $7,000 piracy lawsuit could be the worst news ever for book publishers (readwrite) 4. 21 book […] more »