Tag: yelp

by Julie Keck

1. It’s not enough to keep saying Silicon Valley has a diversity problem—we have to get specific (Andy Newman / Quartz) 2. Arianna Huffington’s improbable, insatiable content machine (David Segal / New York Times) 3. Why Yelp’s anti-competitive case against Google is weak at best (Mathew Ingram / Fortune) 4. U.S. House of Representatives allows […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Google manipulates search results, according to study from Yelp and legal star Tim Wu (Mark Bergen / Re/code) 2. Were all those rainbow profile photos another Facebook experiment? (J. Nathan Matias / The Atlantic) 3. Poynter will partner for Pulitzer’s 2016 centennial with a focus on social justice (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 4. Where […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Univision buys African-American news site The Root (Shannon Bond / Financial Times) 2. What’s going on at Medium? (Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed) 3. NSA surveillance authority lurches closer to expiration (Mike DeBonis & Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post) 4. Global news organizations agree to share climate change content (Mark Sweney / Guardian) 5. Buying […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Once Comcast’s deal shifted to a focus on broadband, its ambitions were sunk (Jonathan Mahler / New York Times) 2. The California law that could be used as a ‘tool’ by police to harass journalists (Eriq Gardner / The Hollywood Reporter) 3. Yelp wins dismissal of lawsuit over quality of its reviews (Jonathan Stempel […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Survival in the age of Spotify (Aimee Mann & Ted Leo / MIT Technology Review) 2. Millennial news site Mic premieres first video series in 2015 push (Tim Peterson / AdAge) 3. Lots of precedent for media dependence on Facebook, including cautionary tales (via Steve Buttry) 4. Tapping digital tools to study how the […] more »

by Melanie Stone

The question isn’t quite age-old, but it is one that has been asked since the rise of social networks: How much money is a tweet, post, pin, review or comment worth? A study released this week from ShareThis may have uncovered an answer. The research, developed by Beresford Research and presented in partnership with The […] 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 Lauren Orsini

Jordan Shafran’s family owned construction business, Shafran Construction, has been in the business of home improvement for 25 years. It has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, hundreds of happy customers — and a one-star review on Yelp. “Shafran Construction Company did the worst possible job I’ve ever seen,” reads the sole review, […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. In real-time journalism, declaring what you won’t report can be just as important as what you will (Poynter) 2. Instagram says it now has the right to sell your photos (CNET) 3. Towards fewer apps: How Google Maps threatens Yelp, Waze, and Foursquare (PandoDaily) 4. […] more »

by Mark Glaser

This episode of 4MR is brought to you by GoDaddy, helping you set up your own website in a snap with domain name registration, web hosting and 24/7 support. Visit GoDaddy to learn more. Here’s the latest 4MR audio report from MediaShift. In this week’s edition, I look at the hype and reality around the […] more »