Tag: supreme court

by Jefferson Yen

The rise of the Internet has given more people the ability to express and share their thoughts. Social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter have helped like-minded people find each other and reach wider audiences. Unfortunately, that access means that bad actors and trolls can also use the platforms to threaten or harass others. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Social media: Local TV for the next generation? (Amy Mitchell, Jeffrey Gottfried & Katerina Eva Matsa / Pew Research Center) 2. Build-your-own Netflix: Vimeo On Demand introduces monthly subscriptions (Mic Wright / The Next Web) 3. AFP: All journalists need to be able to shoot and edit video (Abigail Edge / Journalism.co.uk) 4. Four […] more »

by Josh Stearns

According to the Supreme Court, police need a warrant to search the cell phones of people they arrest. The unanimous decision, which was handed down last week, is being heralded as a major victory for privacy rights and a landmark case with implications far beyond cell phones. The New York Times reports, “The ruling almost certainly […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. AP will use robots to write some business stories (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 2. Google Glass to be banned from all UK cinemas (Adam Sherwin / The Independent) 3. After Supreme Court ruling, Aereo’s rivals in TV streaming seize opening (Emily Steel / New York Times) 4. Facebook emotion study breached ethical guidelines, researchers […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. With the Aereo decision, local TV news likely dodged disaster (Sarah Laskow / Columbia Journalism Review) 2. Google starts removing search results under Europe’s ‘right to be forgotten’ (Sam Schechner / Wall Street Journal) 3. ‘Almost half’ of the NYT’s blogs will close or merge (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 4. Yahoo to charge some […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. T-Mobile’s Music Freedom initiative sets dangerous precedent for wireless net neutrality (Chris Ziegler / Verge) 2. No, a Supreme Court victory by Aereo would not crush the NFL (Chris Morran / Consumerist) 3. Google must remove list of websites around the world, Canadian court rules (Jeff John Roberts / GigaOm) 4. How far ahead […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Supreme Court will decide if the First Amendment can protect threats on Facebook (Barry Levine / VentureBeat) 2. Wikipedia strengthens rules against undisclosed editing (Jeff Elder / Wall Street Journal) 3. Apple settles e-books pricing case with states, consumers (Joel Rosenblatt / Bloomberg) 4. DreamWorks Animation launches YouTube channel with Shrek, original series and […] more »

by Fannie Cohen

This week, the Supreme Court began hearings to determine if Aereo’s broadcast-TV-time-shifting model is legal. Aereo is an antenna middle man for consumers, who can rent an unobstructed TV antenna that beams the content back to any of their devices as live-streamed TV, or saves it for watching later. It’s both a guaranteed good signal and […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Aereo case will shape TV’s future (David Carr / New York Times) 2. Newspaper industry narrowed revenue loss in 2013 as pay wall plans increased (Rick Edmonds / Poynter) 3. Comcast: Binge watching actually helps live TV ratings (Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat) 4. Digital Public Library of America to add millions of records to […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. One good thing about the newspaper industry decline? More innovation (Mathew Ingram / paidContent) 2. Beacon won’t be the Netflix of journalism, but it might help you make rent (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman Lab) 3. In Supreme Court opinions, web links to nowhere (Adam Liptak / New York Times) 4. New California law will […] more »