HuffPost Live is dead. With its eight-hour-a-day streaming network, Huffington Post tried to do what every media company out there is scrambling to figure out: video. But, like too many of its desperate peers, HuffPo did exactly the wrong thing: It aped television news—worse, cable news.Read More
It’s a new year and like millions of others I’ve also vowed to finally drop that excess weight and get in better shape. Fortunately, before I dived head-first into the world of dieting, I read this and it makes a lot of sense.
I finally got around this weekend to rooting my Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and installing CyanogenMod on it. There were, however, a couple of heart-stopping moments along the way, moments when I thought, “uh, oh, that’s it, my phone is dead.”
Fortunately this wasn’tRead More
The rise of the reader: journalism in the age of the open web
“Digital is a huge conceptual change, a sociological change, a cluster bomb blowing apart who we are and how our world is ordered, how we see ourselves, how we live. It’sRead More
Age of Internet Empires: One Map With Each Country’s Favorite Website – Atlantic MobileRead More
Q&A: Guardian social and community editor Joanna Geary heads off to Twitter U.K.
“What we’re seeing is we just haven’t found the right social signals or social codes to make people feel that they have to behave a certain way in certain spaces onlineRead More
Ken Auletta: Can the Guardian Take Its Aggressive Investigations Global?
Since June 5th, the Guardian had been publishing top-secret digital files provided by Edward Snowden, a former contract employee of the National Security Agency. Such articles have become a trademark of the Guardian. TheRead More
Community news sites should be cautious about moving too sweepingly with the trend toward content personalization. A prominent chunk of the homepage should consist of common content ‘on the key things the community needs to understand’.
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