The New York Times has been criticized because some of its senior editors and writers — including its executive editor — don’t use Twitter. That may seem trivial to some, but it is also an indication of what could be a much larger problem
Even as it announces a move to a swanky uptown New York office, Gawker Media remains a work in progress, says founder Nick Denton — especially the somewhat balky commenting/blogging platform known as Kinja that was supposed to reinvent online media
Some might wonder why Microsoft would pay $2.5 billion for a game with low-res graphics and no real plot-line — but the reality is that Minecraft is far more of an open platform for creativity than it is a simple game, and is likely worth much more than $2.5B
A Chef release engineer claims that he received death threats and abusive emails due to his contributions on projects relating to the open source configuration management tool.
Reddit is looking to monetize its community, but its somewhat anarchic approach makes it hard to cozy up to brands, so the site is focusing on the benefits of a real conversation with users
The attempt to use Reddit to drive traffic to its new online-gaming news destination worked wonders for CBSi’s website OnGamers, until the link-sharing community spotted what it calls vote manipulation and banned the site
Journalists and readers who want to support and collaborate with journalists can sign up for one of two new levels of paid membership in Contributoria, a crowdfunding platform backed by Guardian Media that launched earlier this year
Fans of the cult comedy Community can be relieved: The show isn’t dead after all, as Yahoo just ordered another season.
Gawker wants to add more staff and boost its traffic so that it can try to catch up to its nemesis BuzzFeed, but its ambitious Kinja commenting and community-engagement platform is having some growing pains, according to editorial director Joel Johnson
Comment sections are one of the most unloved parts of the online media business, but the media giants behind a new joint venture believe that they are worth fixing, and they are going to create an open-source platform for community to try and do exactly that