Tag: politico

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

Must Reads is MediaShift’s daily curation of the big stories about media and technology from across the web. Sign up here to get these delivered right to your inbox. 1. Massive Politico Shakeup: Jim VandeHei, Mike Allen, 3 Others Departing (Dylan Byers / CNNMoney) 2. MTV News Hires Ana Marie Cox, Jaime Fuller In Effort to […] more »

by Jefferson Yen

Just how big an effect will social media have on Election 2016 in the U.S.? There are some who truly dislike social media like Nicholas Carr and argue it is ruining politics, that the medium “prizes emotionalism over reason.” But, according to Pew Research, more Americans are using social media to connect with politicians. Since […] more »

by Elia Powers

Slate’s avid supporters are used to schmoozing with each other at happy hours before live podcast tapings or while in line waiting for seats near the stage. Because listeners so vastly outnumber podcasters at these events, face time with the hosts can be fleeting – a quick introduction made over drinks, a brief question posed […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Automation in the newsroom (Celeste LeCompte / Nieman Reports) 2. Dylan Byers joining CNNMoney and CNN Politics (Brian Stelter / CNNMoney) 3. Twitter needs the news and the news needs Twitter (Mathew Ingram / Fortune) 4. Business Insider publishes on social sites with new ‘Insider’ project (Jack Marshall / Wall Street Journal) 5. Digital […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The eternal return of BuzzFeed (Adrienne LaFrance & Robinson Meyer / The Atlantic) 2. 100B messages and 500M users say push still works — for messages that matter (John Koetsier / VentureBeat) 3. Capital to become POLITICO New York as parent company sets expansion plans (Joe Pompeo / Capital New York) 4. Inside Disney’s […] 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. Why disruptors are always white guys (Annie Lowrey / New York Magazine) 2. A Kickstarter for journalism enters the big leagues (Ricardo Bilton / Digiday) 3. MTV, Comedy Central to show up on Sony’s Internet-TV service (Edmund Lee / Re/code) 4. CNN raids Politico for growing digital politics team (Michael Calderone / Huffington Post) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Learning from 800k public comments on the FCC’s net neutrality plan (Bob Lannon & Andrew Pendleton / The Sunlight Foundation) 2. FBI and Apple investigate nude celebrity photo hack (David Meyer / GigaOm) 3. Mental Floss is buoyed by online video (Christine Haughney / The New York Times) 4. Pioneer David Cohn on Circa, […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Dan Fletcher has built a home for journalism outside of Facebook — where it belongs (Hamish McKenzie / PandoDaily) 2. NYT is creating a new data-driven journalism venture (Henry Farrell / Washington Post) 3. Facebook drives massive new surge of traffic to publishers (Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed) 4. Opinion: Politico’s Mike Allen, native advertising […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Tech wealth and ideas are headed into the news (David Carr / New York Times) 2. Online-only Chalkbeat network opens bureaus in Indianapolis, Memphis, Nashville (Greg Toppo / USAToday) 3. Digital drought wrecks the great American content farm (Felix Gillette / Bloomberg Businessweek) 4. Can e-books save the neighborhood bookstore? (Michael Grothaus / Fast […] more »