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Gigaom Shuts Down PaidContent As A Brand Gigaom Shuts Down PaidContent As A Brand

Gigaom is shutting down paidContent.org as a standalone brand, and is rolling it into the Gigaom site. Last year, Gigaom acquired paidContent along with the rest of the ContentNext Media assets (which included mocoNews.net, contentSutra and paidContent UK – all …

Yahoo News Gets Yet Another New York Times Columnist With Matt Bai Hire Yahoo News Gets Yet Another New York Times Columnist With Matt Bai Hire
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Yahoo continues to build its news team, adding Matt Bai as a new Yahoo News National Political Columnist. Bai is the former chief political correspondent for the New York Times Magazine.Yahoo says in his new role he’ll offer “unique commentary …

Xbox One Rewards You For Watching TV Xbox One Rewards You For Watching TV

(image) You may be familiar with the above icon that pops up out of nowhere during game play on your Xbox 360; it usually signifies that the player has achieved some notable feat or challenge (i.e. points). The numbers and …

Amazon’s Set-Top Box May Not Arrive by the Holidays Amazon’s Set-Top Box May Not Arrive by the Holidays

The oft-rumored Amazon set-top box has been delayed once again, according to a report from The Verge: Amazon has been been rushing to finalize and release a set-top box in time for the holidays, designed to compete directly with the …

Facebook Reveals How To Increase Referral Traffic By Over 80% Facebook Reveals How To Increase Referral Traffic By Over 80%
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Facebook has some new advice on how to get more traffic out of your Facebook Page. Post more frequently. Yep, so simple. But there must be a little more to it than that, right? Do you believe posting more frequently …

Facebook Gives Publishers ‘Stories to Share’ Tool Facebook Gives Publishers ‘Stories to Share’ Tool

Facebook announced today that it is giving media organizations a new tool on their Facebook Pages, suggesting content from their sites that they may wish to share with their followers. Right now, the “Stories to Share” feature is only being …

Yahoo Taps David Pogue To Lead Tech Coverage Yahoo Taps David Pogue To Lead Tech Coverage
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Yahoo announced on Monday that well-known tech columnist, author and TV host David Pogue is joining the company to lead the expansion of its consumer tech coverage. Pogue will publish columns, blog posts and video stories about gadgets, apps and …

Glenn Greenwald Is Leaving The Guardian for ‘Dream Journalistic Opportunity’ Glenn Greenwald Is Leaving The Guardian for ‘Dream Journalistic Opportunity’

The Guardian’s Glenn Greenwald has announced that he will be leaving the publication for a “once-in-a-career dream journalistic opportunity.” Greenwald, as you probably know, broke the whole NSA surveillance story wide open when he published leaks from former NSA contractor …

Twitter Experiments With News By Direct Message With Event Parrot Account Twitter Experiments With News By Direct Message With Event Parrot Account

Twitter has been running a lot of experiments lately, and the latest one deals with helping users keep up with what’s happening in the world. It’s being conducted using an account @eventparrot, which has already accumulated nearly 10,000 followers despite …

Amazon’s Set-Top Box Reportedly Coming by Christmas Amazon’s Set-Top Box Reportedly Coming by Christmas

The fact that Amazon is developing its own set-top streaming device shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone. Not only does Amazon have its own content library to promote (Amazon Instant Video), but the company’s also been stepping its toes …

Bezos’ Acquisition Of The Washington Post Is Now Complete Bezos’ Acquisition Of The Washington Post Is Now Complete

The Washington Post Company has officially completed the sale of The Washington Post to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. The deal was first announced back in early August. Bezos would buy the publishing business from the company, including the newspaper. The …

Dow Jones, Wall Street Journal Part Ways With AllThingsD Dow Jones, Wall Street Journal Part Ways With AllThingsD

Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal are parting ways with tech blog AllThingsD, which is led by tech journalist heavyweights Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher. Gerard Baker, Editor in Chief of Dow Jones and Managing Editor of The Wall …

Yahoo News Gets NYT Deputy News Editor Megan Liberman As New Editor In Chief Yahoo News Gets NYT Deputy News Editor Megan Liberman As New Editor In Chief

Yahoo has just added New York Times deputy news editor Megan Liberman as the new editor in chief at Yahoo News. The company says she will lead a “major expansion” of Yahoo News, which will bring in “new voices and …

Here Comes Facebook’s Big TV Push Here Comes Facebook’s Big TV Push

Facebook announced on Monday that it is launching new tools for media organizations to make use of trends on Facebook. This is the latest in Facebook’s series of releases related to public conversations. The new tools come in the form …

The Implications Of Bezos’ Purchase Of The Washington Post The Implications Of Bezos’ Purchase Of The Washington Post
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As you’ve more than likely learned by now, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is buying The Washington Post for $250 million. The news was announced Monday afternoon, and the Internet (at least the business end of it) just about …

TV Is About to Lose Its Crown to Digital Media for the First Time Ever TV Is About to Lose Its Crown to Digital Media for the First Time Ever

For the first time ever, television is about to be less popular than digital media among U.S. adults. At least that’s the word from eMarketer, who say that in 2013, Americans will spend an average of 5 hours and 9 …

Twitter’s Mobile Apps Now Warn You of ‘Sensitive Media’ inside Tweets Twitter’s Mobile Apps Now Warn You of ‘Sensitive Media’ inside Tweets
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Twitter, unlike Facebook, doesn’t censor much of its “sensitive” content. It’s not hard to find gratuitous nudity, violent images, and even outright pornographic content on the network. “We do not mediate content, whether that content is an image or text,” …

LinkedIn Lets You Add Photos, Videos to Profiles to Better Showcase Your Talents LinkedIn Lets You Add Photos, Videos to Profiles to Better Showcase Your Talents

LinkedIn is giving users a new way to showcase their work by allowing them to add photos, videos, and presentations to their profiles. Let’s say you’re a photographer, and in your LinkedIn “experience” section you want to add some samples …

USA Today Founder Al Neuharth Dies USA Today Founder Al Neuharth Dies

Al Neuharth, founder of USA Today and former chairman of Gannett died on Friday, reportedly after falling. He died in his home in Cocoa Beach, Florida at the age of 89. USA Today has compiled a round-up of reactions to …

The Washington Post Plans to Go Behind a Paywall This Summer The Washington Post Plans to Go Behind a Paywall This Summer

Today, The Washington Post announced that they will be the latest publication to put some content behind a paywall. The move will take place some time this summer, and the Post is still in the process of determining exactly how …

Ann Romney Blames Media For Election Loss
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Though blaming the media and labeling it “liberal” is a common refrain for conservatives in the U.S., hearing the accusation come from a woman who could have been First Lady shows just how divisive political media in the country has …