HOME
          
LATEST STORY
Jacobin: A Marxist rag run on a lot of petty-bourgeois hustle
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE

Archives: July 2012

twitter-riot-cc
And you thought Twitter suspending @GuyAdams was bad. Governments can do much worse.
thunderdome-desk
Digital First’s new central command is just beginning to take shape, but its nascent team has already handled its first big story: the shootings in Aurora, Colorado.
SoundCloud logo
On the web, audio has long been video’s neglected little brother. Andrew Phelps
skift-logo
The founder of paidContent wants to grow his new travel venture Skift through curation and data products. Justin Ellis
Verge logo
The tech site has always been good about providing a persistent structure for source credit. Now it’s linking out more prominently, too. Justin Ellis and Joshua Benton
NBC-logo-smaller
NBC News’ first ever chief digital strategist reflects on her first year with the network. Adrienne LaFrance
aurora-shooting-theater-cc
Plus: The ethics of quote approval and draft sharing, charges in the News Corp. scandal, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
ben_smith
Ben Smith wants to increase the impact of breaking news and decrease the echo from redundant reporting. Justin Ellis
IMG_3651.JPG
The online retail giant’s shift into same-day delivery will change local retail. Will it also change local news?
Mountain Lion review
Developing ebooks can be a pain, but there is money to be made in repurposing otherwise free content.
What to read next
749
tweets
How a Norwegian public radio station is using Snapchat to connect young listeners with news
“A lot of people check their phones before they get out of the bed in the morning, and they check social media before the news sites.”
723When it comes to chasing clicks, journalists say one thing but feel pressure to do another
Newsroom ethnographer Angèle Christin studied digital publications in France and the U.S. in order to compare how performance metrics influence culture.
680Wearables could make the “glance” a new subatomic unit of news
“The audience wants to go faster. This can’t be solved with responsive design; it demands an original approach, certainly at the start.”
These stories are our most popular on Twitter over the past 30 days.
See all our most recent pieces ➚
Encyclo is our encyclopedia of the future of news, chronicling the key players in journalism’s evolution.
Here are a few of the entries you’ll find in Encyclo.   Get the full Encyclo ➚
FactCheck.org
The Globe and Mail
Foursquare
Spot.Us
The Batavian
FiveThirtyEight
Reuters
Hechinger Report
The Sunlight Foundation
Austin American-Statesman
Poynter Institute
Time