Tag: politico

by Julie Keck

1. A quest to save AM before it’s lost in the static (New York Times) 2. ‘Riptide’ project explains how legacy media got washed out to sea by digital currents (Poynter) 3. Opinion: Wolff – All Things D’s Kara Swisher is a feared player (USA Today) 4. Politico publisher buys Capital New York (Politico) 5. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How the iPhone and bad decisions killed Blackberry (New Yorker) 2. Award-winning digital entrepreneur Lisa Williams joins Investigative News Network as Director of Digital Engagement (INN) 3. How early adapters, innovative publishers, legacy media companies and more are pushing toward the annotated web (Neiman Lab) 4. Epic launches, Politico goes deeper: Why longform is […] more »

by Zach C. Cohen

Government snooping has been a recurring theme on our podcast, and this week the biggest revelation of all came out: The National Security Agency has had unfettered access to servers at Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube and Apple (but not Twitter) since 2007, according to an inside government source who was horrified […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Google+ users spent about 7 minutes there in March (Mashable) 2. Many air passengers never turn off electronics, says survey (NYT) 3. Who said what about the White House’s executive order on open data? (E Pluribus Unum) 4. Apple wins trademark case over ‘iBooks’ (GigaOm) 5. Politico to test pay wall in 6 states […] 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 »

by Julie Keck

1. Politico hits 1000 Pro subscriptions and plans to launch a magazine (PaidContent.org) 2. A time-saving plug-in that works like CliffsNotes for websites (Mashable) 3. What happens to our digital lives when we die? – VID (PBS NewsHour)  4. What’s next for ‘Alien’ and ‘Prometheus’ director Ridley Scott? YouTube (BuzzFeed) 5. In the digital era, […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. The AP is selling ads in its tweets, but Twitter doesn’t mind (Nieman Lab) 2. Politico lays off staffers amid restructuring (HuffPo) 3. Tablets will outsell notebooks in 2013, for the first time ever (Quartz) 4. Roku meets Time Warner: baby steps towards […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Twitter dismisses claim that hackers caused its outage (Guardian) 2. Flipboard launches on Android phones around the world (GigaOm) 3. Dow Jones shuts down print edition of SmartMoney, plans to hire for the web (Advertising Age) 4. Wired is reviewing […] more »

by Mark Hannah

As I’ve read up online about the 2012 campaign news in recent months, I’ve noticed I’m doing a lot less, well, reading. I’ve checked around a bit and confirmed that websites that traditionally focus on text-based journalism — like Politico.com and NYTimes.com — are indeed ramping up their video offerings to add a new dimension […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Warren Buffett says he may buy more newspapers (Telegraph) 2. Revenue at Washington Post’s newspaper division down 8 percent from last year (Poynter) 3. Tumblr’s first copyright lawsuit (PaidContent) 4. Why kids’ e-book sales are surging (PaidContent) 5. Wemple: Politico […] more »