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Media's mobile future makes room for long-form journalism

May 8, 2013
The media landscape is rapidly changing. Kara Swisher, co-exectuive editor AllThingsD, says any news outlet that wants a future must go mobile in every way.
Posted In: media, news media, mobile

The Root launches black Twitter aggregator 'The Chatterati'

May 6, 2013
Online magazine The Root has just launched 'The Chatterati', a new webpage that watches Twitter users, phrases and hashtags trending in the black community.
Posted In: Twitter, African-American, Internet, media

Obama's digital director takes his talents to business world

May 3, 2013
Big data helped the President Obama's campaign team identify potential voters and get them to the polls. Now Teddy Goff, who was digital director of Obama's 2012 campaign, is taking his ideas to the business world.
Posted In: Obama, big data, social media, media

Jodi Arias trial is a big revenue generator for media

May 2, 2013
The high-profile prosecution of a Phoenix-area woman has cost taxpayers nearly $1.7 million in legal fees. But local and national media outlets have seen a ratings boost due to the coverage.
Posted In: Jodi Arias, Crime, Law, media, news media

Is reality TV running out of steam?

Apr 22, 2013
Today Dutch group Mars One is set to announce details about its plan to fund a human colony on Mars -- by turning the process into a reality TV show. Is the once fast-growing, profitable reality TV machine -- here on Earth -- sputtering?
Posted In: reality tv, television, media

Why go through the Internet to watch TV on the go?

Apr 8, 2013
Instead of streaming movies and shows on your smartphone over Wi-Fi, why not watch them over the same transmitters that send signals to your television? Mobile TV may be the next key development for broadcasters.
Posted In: television, mobile, media

Financing the best journalism you've never read

Apr 2, 2013
Did you know you're missing out on some great reads? Journalism that never sees the light of day because, well, one person decides it's just not interesting enough to publish.
Posted In: Entrepreneur, media, journalism

Did 'barefoot homeless guy' really deserve charity?

Mar 29, 2013
Remember the “barefoot homeless guy” from when an NYPD officer bought him shoes? Well, he’s back in the news this week after being seen recently counting a “huge wad of bills.”
Posted In: media

Turmoil at 'Today' show could spell big trouble for NBC

Mar 29, 2013
NBC's 'Today' show has ceded its long-held number one position in the ratings to Good Morning America amid a high profile, unsuccessful tryout of Ann Curry as co-host.
Posted In: NBC, Today show, tv, media

Netflix offers $100,000 prize in cloud competition

Mar 15, 2013
Netflix is waving around $100,000 dollars in prize money for people with the best ideas to tune up and improve Netflix's data cloud. Netflix cloud systems director of architecture Alex Cockcroft joins Marketplace Tech host David Brancaccio to talk through the challenges of managing the company's remote data.
Posted In: netflix, cloud, Tech, innovation, media

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