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SanDisk’s wireless flash drive: A simple storage boost for your iOS or Android phone

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>I love my 32GB iPhone 5s(s aapl), but it’s barely a month old and I’ve already used more than half of the storage capacity. …

When newsrooms move newsrooms, is it about decline or about digital?

Across the country, newspapers are leaving their old haunts and shifting to cheaper buildings — and taking the opportunity to reshape how their newsrooms look.<p>Newspapers quite literally used to create cities and their surrounding environment. For generations, most American downtowns featured an …

Tweet Buttons are less of a big deal than they used to be for your Twitter strategy

Whether it’s the growth of mobile, the shifting user base of Twitter, or something else, those sharing buttons appear to be generating a shrinking share of tweets linking to news stories.<p>A year and a half ago, I wrote an article trying to gather some data on a simple question: <b>Are all those Tweet</b> …

How geolocation is being used to promote magazine apps

<b>Credit: Image courtesy of Exact Editions</b><p>Exact Editions, which packages magazine apps for publishers, has launched an innovative new geolocation …

Readers Slam Guns & Ammo for Editorial Advocating Gun Regulation

Guns & Ammo magazine is facing stiff backlash from its readers after publishing an editorial in its December issue supporting gun regulation.<p>The …

Guns

Thinking Device First: Time for Adaptive Journalism

<i>Kevin Gentzel is the chief revenue officer of the Washington Post.</i><p>The next major media consumption shift is happening faster than ever. This shift is …

Journalism

Why Hyping Transparency Distorts Journalism Ethics - MediaShift

<i>This an opinion post by correspondent Stephen Ward.</i><p>Transparency, according to optimistic accounts, is the answer to bad government and wrongdoing by …

CASA warns bushfire drone operators of potential fines

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority is warning anyone caught flying unapproved drones over fire affected areas in New South Wales could be fined.<p>It …

Don’t like how Twitter’s new expanded image feature is messing up your timeline? You’re not the only one

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / mtkang<p>As most Twitter users probably know by now, the service launched a new feature this week that …

This Week On Twitter: 12 Incredible Social Marketing Stats, 20 Retweetable Words, Social Trends 2014

Need a little weekend reading?<p>We’ve compiled our top ten Twitter stories of the week, which includes 12 incredible social media marketing statistics, …

The Texas Tribune is getting into sponsored content for a new online opinion section

The site plans to launch TribTalk, the nonprofit’s first experiment with sponsored content, which will also feature columns, opinions, and discussion from readers and elected officials.<p>The Texas Tribune will begin experimenting with sponsored content in 2014 with a site dedicated to both standard …

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<i>Lea este artículo en español.</i><p>I’ve spent the last few weeks in the U.S. on a Douglas Tweedale Memorial Fellowship with the International Center for …

Introducing OpenFuego, your very own heat-seeking Twitter bot

We’re open-sourcing the code behind Fuego, which mines Twitter to find the links a community is talking about most. Build your own!<p><b>Editor’s note:</b> Today we’re announcing the release of OpenFuego, an open-source version of Fuego, our popular Twitter robot. Andrew Phelps — formerly of Nieman Lab, now …

Netflix eyes original documentary

After the success of original scripted programs such as <i>House of Cards</i> (pictured), video-on-demand platform Netflix is moving into commissioning …

Propaganda? No. Bringing 'Voice of America' To America Is Good for Transparency - MediaShift

The Voice of America may finally be coming to America.<p>Legal changes going into effect this month mean that, for the first time, U.S. audiences can …

Electronics sales flat, but tablet and smartphones soar

Consumers are expected to spend about the same this year on smart phones, tablets and other gadgets as in 2012. And that's not all bad.<p>It seems counterintuitive, but the nation's continuing economic recovery may result in total consumer spending on electronics being flat this year.<p>The reason: …

CEO Re-Imagines NPR as a Pandora of News

Public-Radio Network Is Working on Letting Listeners Customize a Playlist Available via Cloud<p>NPR has had a rough few years, and despite new leadership, the turbulence hasn't entirely subsided.<p>Gary E. Knell took the helm in 2011 when the public-radio network, formerly known as National Public Radio, …

Radio Industry

Gigaom | Why the startup Wibbitz could wipe out some publishers’ video businesses

Advertisement<p>Every so often you stumble upon a concept or service that makes it clear that major change is afoot. In this case, if you’re a …