Tag: pope

by Sonia Paul

What do Pope Francis and sports stars have in common? Quite a lot, according to Jason Deal, the Executive Vice President of the Catholic digital media company Aleteia. Both attract specific dedicated followers. And both figures, unlike individual celebrities, also represent the larger teams behind them. “You don’t cheer for Kobe Bryant, you cheer for the […] more »

by Simon Roughneen

ROME – If you’re on Twitter, #conclave has been one of the best places to follow news about the next leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics. On Tuesday evening Rome time, between start of the vote, and the inconclusive end to the first ballot, tweets were coming in at around 40 per minute by […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. EveryBlock could still be sold (Poynter) 2. NYT plugs big hole in paywall (PaidContent.org) 3. Private photos accidentally made public briefly on Flickr (The Verge) 4. Twitter and AmEx to let you pay by hashtag (CNN)   Subscribe to Daily Must Reads newsletter more »