All Entries Tagged ‘medialand’
- Mark Zuckerberg Doesn’t Understand Journalism
Facebook’s News Feed Update Relies on Unreliable Signals
Like pretty much everyone else in journalism I’ve been thinking a lot about Facebook’s big News Feed announcement.
- We’re Not Shutting Up
Photojournalists Call on Camera Manufacturers to Add Encryption
The Freedom of the Press Foundation has published an open letter signed by over 150 photojournalists and documentary filmmakers.
- Nieman Lab Interview
Fitting Design to the News
Because it’s often tangled up with personal taste, conversations about news design can get very messy, very fast.
Turning Against ‘Streams’ as a Media Design Principle
Taken at its most literal, the “streams” mindset has resulted in news designs optimized almost exclusively around reverse chronological lists.
- He Ain’t Snowfalling, He’s My Brother
- Building Digital Literacy in the Newsroom
- Third-Party Tracking and the Cookie Clearinghouse
News Corp Shutters The Daily
The fundamental contradiction at the heart of The Daily was that it aspired to be a mass market newspaper while only pursuing a single delivery channel.
- But First, A Little History
Dead Silos and the Content Archipelago Ascendant
Last week Pew published its annual State of the News Media report, there are lessons aplenty for publishers and content builders of all stripes.
- On the Big Web Show
A Retina Display Reckoning for Magazine Publishers
Because of legacy tools and mindsets, the size of the average “iPad magazine” is about to go through the roof.
Thieves Are Your Best Customers in Waiting
Wherein I throw my two cents into the latest media piracy kerfuffle.
Traditional Publishers vs. Evolving Social (Media) Conventions
So the Editor in Chief of the New York Times went and wrote something that’s irritated a few of us Intertubes Types.
Whose Lifestyle, Exactly?
Anil Dash has gone and written something rather wonderful about the “lifestyle business” euphemism.
Of Magic Beans and Tablet Myopia
Here’s a tip. Whenever you hear reports about how something new will “revolutionize” an industry while somehow preserving its previous context and practices, you are entering the realm of magic beans.
For the Future of Publishing, Many Come From Few
A quick food-for-thought quote from Clay Shirky’s speech at the Shorenstein Center last week.
A Style of Looking
“I guarantee there’s non-crap out there.”
On Pushing Back Against Obviously Bad Ideas
In which we recall the tragedy of the CueCat.