Tag: sochi

by Claire Groden

First, cable company Charter Communications made a run at buying Time Warner Cable. That ended up being a prelude to cable and media giant Comcast swooping in to buy Time Warner Cable in a $45 billion deal. The combined firm would serve 30 million pay TV subscribers (Comcast would divest 3 million subscribers it would […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Viral Twitter account rounds up all of Sochi‚Äôs problems (Caitlin Dewey / Washington Post) 2. To grow, Netflix must learn from the quietly brilliant UI of regular TVs (Kyle Vanhemert / Wired) 3. Twitter transparency report shows government takedown and info requests are on the rise (Nick Summers / The Next Web) 4. Wolff: […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why do journalists prefer Twitter to Facebook? (Ezra Klein / Washington Post) 2. IOC spokesperson: Journalists free to Instagram at Sochi Olympics (Nina Mandell / USA Today) 3. Video accounts for 53 percent of Internet traffic (Andy Lewis / The Hollywood Reporter) 4. Designing a mobile-first newsroom (Sarah Marshall / Journalism.uk.co) 5. Spotify tunes […] more »