Almost all of those who published offensive cartoons from the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo were online media outlets, and virtually all of those who refrained from doing so were traditional media. Why the difference?
Flipboard, a leading mobile news-reading and content-sharing app, is acquiring one of its main competitors — an app called Zite — from CNN for a reported $60 million and forming an advertising and content partnership with CNN for all of the media giant’s content
A Twitter analytics company called Dataminr is building a custom version of its search tools for news companies like CNN, something that will help media outlets use Twitter better — but will also help reinforce Twitter’s brand as a breaking-news source
Twitter may not want to be seen as a media entity, but when news breaks and traditional media outlets are not around — as in Texas and Turkey — it quickly becomes the only media source that matters
“The domino is going to fall,” IAC chairman Barry Diller predicted. How fast and how hard, we don’t exactly know, but the television market is ripe for change.
Viewers got a first taste of a new partnership between BuzzFeed and CNN with a video clip that appeared on the viral site Tuesday morning. The deal also appears to involve syndicating YouTube content.
Twitter says it doesn’t have any interest in hiring reporters or performing other journalistic functions — but regardless of whether it does so, it is still a powerful media entity and one that grows stronger by the day.
CNN, struggling to find an identity and rebuild its audience, has turned to an old-time TV stalwart. Jeffrey Zucker, the former CEO of NBC, is expected to be formally named CNN President shortly.
How does it change the way we perceive a war when the armies involved become media entities — publishing their own live news reports, uploading photos and videos and even live-tweeting their attacks as they happen? The Israeli army has started doing just that.
If you weren’t clicking on news sites on election night, you were probably better off. Yottaa’s monitors showed that almost every major online news site fared very poorly when the results started to flow in with page load times hitting 50 seconds.