How the world consumes news: Depends on where you live

Jun 26, 2013
Digital consumption of news is rising worldwide, thanks to increasing usage of tablets and sharing on social media.
Posted In: news, media

Google Reader fail: Internet outraged (again)

Mar 14, 2013
The Google Reader is going away. Why? Because it was losing users, didn’t make money and what’s good for some of us isn’t necessarily good for Google. That’s the way of the tech world.
Posted In: Google, google reader, news, Internet, Feedly, flipboard

Pistorius murder media frenzy reminds some of O.J.

Feb 22, 2013
Cable news counts on the ratings bump it gets from sensational trials and other long-running stories.
Posted In: Oscar Pistorius, O.J. Simpson, trial, legal, lawsuit, media, cable TV, news

Thirst CEO on creating the future of online news

Feb 18, 2013
A startup called Thirst has just launched an app for iPhone-iPads that is trying to re-invent the way we get news online.
Posted In: news, media, social media, app

How did you hear the Pope is quitting: Horseback messenger or Taxi TV?

Feb 13, 2013
How does today's news compare to the information technology that was around when the last Pope resigned in 1415?
Posted In: Pope Benedict, Catholic church, Tech, history, news

News organizations want to be right -- and fast

Nov 5, 2012
The race among the news media to be first to declare states for President Obama or Gov. Romney will be intense. And yet, accuracy is also important. How will news organizations balance the two on election night?
Posted In: news, 2012 election

NBC in talks to buy back Microsoft stake in

Jul 12, 2012
NBC is reportedly in talks to buy back Microsoft's chunk of, essentially ending their partnership. Originally the two companies went in together on the telvision news network and the website.
Posted In: NBC, Microsoft, media, news

How TV news and ads affect Americans

Jul 12, 2012
Frank Newport, editor-in-chief at Gallup, explains how much Americans trust television news, and whether are really impacted by political ads they see on TV.
Posted In: Political ads, tv, news

Former ABC News president on the state of the news today

May 22, 2012
David Westin discusses his 14 years as head of the news division at ABC and whether we can still afford the news in today's world.
Posted In: abc, news