Tag: spain

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter is pushing celebrities and publishers to stop using Meerkat (Josh Constine & Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch) 2. Behind Time Warner chief’s ‘cord-cutter’ pitch (Keach Hagey / Wall Street Journal) 3. The truth about Black Twitter (Donovan X. Ramsey / The Atlantic) 4. TV industry faces its ‘ketchup’ moment: ‘Mobile is now the first […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Smart filters on the rise (Millie Tran / Nieman Lab) 2. Jury finds Apple not liable of harming consumers in iTunes DRM case (Josh Lowensohn / The Verge) 3. External traffic to Spanish news sites plummets after Google move (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 4. Spotify CEO wants ‘to do a better job’ convincing musicians […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Can wine tastings and movie tickets really help newspapers keep subscribers? (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman Lab) 2. Spain’s publishers brace for Google News shutdown (David Roman / Wall Street Journal Digits) 3. eMerge Americas tech & innovation event returns to showcase Miami’s entrepreneurial spirit (via Knight Foundation) 4. Everyone is a Newser with NBC […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Strict new ‘copyright law’ forces end of Google News in Spain (Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land) 2. Facebook gives publishers new tools, hopes they’ll use them to give Facebook more stuff (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. Media portrayals of women in tech: Google joins nonprofits to drive change (Conner Forrest / TechRepublic) 4. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Saving community newspapers? Don’t start with layoffs (Jim Bach / American Journalism Review) 2. FCC won’t let firms segregate web traffic into fast, slow lanes (Gautham Nagesh / Wall Street Journal) 3. Apple, Amazon and the uncertain future of the book start-up (Laura Hazard Owen / GigaOm) 4. Spain set to introduce new law […] more »

by Maite Fernandez

As the media landscape continues to shift, traditional news outlets are trimming or eliminating specialized reporting, including science coverage. In Spain, a new website wants to not only fill that void, but to become the go-to science publication in the Spanish-speaking world. Launched last year, Materia is devoted to science, environment, health and technology. And […] more »

by Gina Gulberti

In a small office in Alcala Street, in the center of Madrid, a team of seven young entrepreneurial journalists are working overtime to produce the next issue of digital magazine Vis à Vis. Conceived exclusively for the iPad and launched in January, Vis à Vis is an interactive, visual and modern publication that wants to […] more »

by Valentina Giménez

Pressure from the publishing industry has weakened the watchdog role of journalists, turning them into lapdogs at the service of corporations and politicians and unable to serve their readers. That’s one of the conclusions of Bernardo Diaz Nosty, journalism professor at the University of Malaga. Diaz Nosty, also a journalist, is the author of “Libro […] more »

by Michelle May

Shortly after I moved to Madrid after visiting Cairo, an Egyptian friend tweeted solidarity with the hashtag #SpanishRevolution. A revolution? In Spain? Was this his attempt to make my new home seem more exciting? The link he posted led to video of a packed Puerta del Sol — a square in the center of Madrid. […] more »

by Laura Parkinson

JEREZ DE LOS CABALLEROS, SPAIN — When I first got to Spain, my Spanish students immediately asked me if I was on Tuenti. Like most Americans, I had never heard of it. Once I learned that it was another social network, I figured I didn’t need it. First of all, I had a Facebook page, […] more »