After leaving the Huffington Post, former CTO Paul Berry built a social-content management platform called RebelMouse to help media make their content more viral — and now RebelMouse wants to help them build their own niche communities as well
The crowdfunding platform Beacon just announced a partnership with Newsweek magazine to help fund a reporter investigating sexual assaults on college campuses, and despite the criticisms of an earlier partnership with The Huffington Post, there are a lot of benefits to such an approach
Many media outlets seem to believe that by forcing readers to use their real identities, they will solve the problem of bad comments — but in reality, all they are doing is making it less likely that most of their readers will ever respond to their content
The Huffington Post has sparked a backlash by partnering with Beacon Reader to crowdfund a reporting fellowship in Ferguson, Mo. — but the project is actually a smart way to experiment with a new journalism-financing tool and create relationships with readers in the process
Medium founder Evan Williams tried to clear up some of the confusion around whether his site is a platform, a publisher or a kind of magazine — but some of that confusion can’t be dispelled because the service has elements of all three. Sometimes it’s okay to experiment
RebelMouse, the social-aggregation platform founded by Paul Berry — the former chief technology officer at Huffington Post — is relaunching as a full-fledged publishing system designed for media companies who want to control the social ecosystem around their content
A fight over the founding of the liberal new site HuffPo has ended in an “amicable” settlement. The case ends the possibility of a jury trial.
In an internal memo, BuzzFeed founder Jonah Peretti compares his upstart media company to the venerable newsmagazine Time. Is there any truth to this comparison? More than some members of the mainstream media would probably like to admit
A New York judge refused to grant a summary judgment motion to Arianna Huffington — meaning that the liberal media icon may have to take the witness stand in coming months to rebut charges she stole the idea for the Huffington Post.
Jim Roberts, a former New York Times editor and Reuters executive, is joining Mashable as executive editor, and says he wants to expand the kinds of journalism the site does while taking advantage of its social-web skills