It’s always been true to some extent, but it is even more true now — serious online journalism requires something else to subsidize it, whether it’s a rich benefactor or cat GIFs and slideshows.
“The great irony of your click-bait strategy is, it may actually be counterproductive…and it’s an especially egregious public disservice to not include the location when discussing something like, oh I dunno, A PRISONER ON THE LAM.” Meet Alex Mizrahi, the man behind @HuffPoSpoilers, who thinks five tweets about the germs hiding on your mop is five too many.
The Digital Riptide project interviewed more than 60 senior media and technology players about the disruption of journalism and the media industry over the past three decades — but is their conclusion a fair one?
As journalism professor George Brock points out, the newspaper industry has been in decline since long before the internet came along — and journalism is doing fine if you know where to look.
According to an internal memo from founder Jonah Peretti, BuzzFeed has tripled its traffic in a year, has more than 300 employees, is profitable and plans to invest in breaking news and investigative journalism.
Huffington Post CTO John Pavley hopes to use existing forensic analytics, paired with HuffPo-specific logic, to keep abusive commenters at bay.
Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington says the site will no longer allow anonymous comments — but by taking such a step, the site will be giving up something of value, and may not even solve its troll problem.
Arianna Huffington said the time has come to put names to commenters — at least on the Huffington Post.
A story’s headline on a website doesn’t always work on Twitter, so Slate has found a cool fix.
The Huffington Post is launching a French-language edition, Al Huffington Post Maghreb, in the Maghreb region of Africa — Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria. The site was inspired by events of the Arab Spring.