After his offer of a co-ownership deal was rebuffed, Wonkblog founder Ezra Klein is leaving the Washington Post for his own venture — a departure that reminds more than one media watcher of how the Post lost what would eventually become Politico.
The ongoing disclosures about the NSA’s surveillance have revealed a troubling new detail: the spy agency is collecting, and keeping, a vast number of location records.
Digg isn’t a newcomer to the social news scene — in fact, it helped pioneer the concept. But the folks at Betaworks are re-imaginging social news for 2013, and the RSS reader they plan to launch in late June will play an integral role.
The Washington Post will start rolling out its paywall to a select group of readers next week.
In a Q&A, Politco’s executive editor talks about how to stay relevant as your media company gets older, how to grow in a saturated Washington market, and why he barely watches TV.
Smaller and mid-size newspapers have been the early adopters when it comes to paywalls. But now, more of the big papers are starting to flip the switch too.
A popular trick, called NYClean, to get around the New York Times’ article limit no longer works. The development coincides with the Times’ ongoing effort to shut down loopholes around its digital subscription.
In its 17 years, Slate has distinguished itself as a publishing innovator and a home for well-written news and ideas. But, until recently, it has been hampered by a lack of technology and a business model. Is that about to change?
A new study shows that the BBC and the New York Times have the most reach and influence on Twitter among news organizations. The findings are just a taste of what we can expect as researchers apply data-based network analysis to patterns of news consumption.
The Washington Post’s new daily news show The Fold is interesting for a number of reasons: It debuts on Google TV and was made specifically to be viewed on connected TVs, and its target audience are cord cutters who don’t watch cable news anymore.