Via Terence Kawaja
Posted on Thursday, December 5th 2013
Posted on Monday, November 11th 2013
Newspapers and investigative reporting just can’t go away… They do so much, keeping society in check.
Posted on Sunday, October 13th 2013
Reblogged from Commonplace Pages
Posted on Sunday, October 13th 2013
Publishers are busy re-imagining their sites for a mobile and visual era. The last six months has seen several big-name publishers put out redesigns. In most cases, these outlets have cited the need to clean up the user experience and make their sites “responsive” for mobile users. Who nailed it? Here are five recent redesigns. Which of the following comes closest to what a modern publishing site should be?
Posted on Tuesday, September 24th 2013
Serena is the best ever because of her ability to recognize her mistakes, play them back and understand them, and then mentally move on.
Posted on Saturday, September 14th 2013
Perry Hewitt, hbr.org
As digital becomes part of every line of business, effective marshaling of digital capabilities is a critical competency. Management is often maligned (sometimes for good reason!), but strong management is an important differentiator in both digit…
Posted on Friday, September 13th 2013
CBS Interactive announced on Thursday it has expanded its roster of fantasy sports mobile offerings with a new predictive second-screen game app for the 2013 football season. Built and delivered in partnership with PrePlay, the world’s leading predictive game studio, the CBS Sports PrePlay Football app will offer an interactive second-screen experience for both pro and college football games, allowing fans to predict every down of every drive in real time.
Posted on Thursday, September 12th 2013
Sporting News Media has locked up a multi-year deal with the NFL to feature the league’s video highlights on the media company’s ePlayer, a platform that delivers content to newspaper sites such as the Chicago Tribune and Miami Herald.
Posted on Tuesday, September 10th 2013
The digital age is killing AM radio, an American institution that brought the nation fireside chats, Casey Kasem’s Top 40 and scratchy broadcasts of the World Series. Long surpassed by FM and more recently cast aside by satellite radio and Pandora, AM is now under siege from a new threat: rising interference from smartphones and consumer electronics that reduce many AM stations to little more than static. Its audience has sunk to historical lows.
Posted on Monday, September 9th 2013
Alex Madrigal writes in The Atlantic: “Over the last year, Medium’s momentum has been building… In the last couple weeks, five very different posts circulated widely in social media, all housed at Medium.com….
"All this built the idea that Medium was something more than yet another blogging platform. It was a place to be seen. Pieces that might have run on The Atlantic, The New Yorker, or Wired would pop up on Medium, and I’d be like, "Dang. How’d that happen?"
"All that made sense, too, given that the company was hiring elite web editors. Medium wasn’t building a magazine, I realized, but a magazine killer.
"They would and could do what we could do, but merely as a component of their overall strategy. It would be as if LiveJournal simultaneously built The Verge. It was almost the Huffington Post or Forbes evolved, with similar editorial chops at the high end and a better blogging platform at the low end (minus the relentless social media stuff)."
Posted on Friday, August 23rd 2013
"Every story you ever see about Amazon, it has that sentence: ‘An Amazon spokesman declined to comment,’" Mr. Marcus said.
Drew Herdener, an Amazon spokesman, declined to comment.
Posted on Monday, August 19th 2013
In which The New York Times curates a Buzzfeed interview down to “The 11 Most Memorable Moments from Anthony Weiner’s Buzzfeed interview.”
The Times they are a changin’!
"Anthony D. Weiner stopped by a Midtown bar on Monday evening for an interview with Ben Smith, editor in chief of Buzzfeed, the popular online outfit known for cute animal pictures and breezy “listicles” (along with political reporting). Mr. Smith drank a pint of beer; Mr. Weiner, who said he no longer drinks alcohol, sipped iced coffee. What follows is a Buzzfeed-inspired account of the evening."
Posted on Tuesday, August 13th 2013
Here are two case studies to illustrate how journalists are using design thinking in their stories and projects.
Posted on Thursday, August 8th 2013