Online Journalism

Starz enlists FCC to intervene in feud with Altice

Starz on Thursday asked the FCC to intervene in its dispute with Altice USA — and to order the cable company to immediately put Starz’ 16 premium …

News Industry

Senate Democrats Push for a Net Neutrality Vote. Do They Have a Chance?

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats announced on Tuesday that they were one supporter away from winning a vote to restore the so-called net neutrality rules that the Federal Communications Commission rolled back in December.<p>But even if Democrats win that vote, Democrats have a long ways to go before they …

Net Neutrality

New year, new chapters

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News Industry

Destroying what made American broadcasting great

By Tom WheelerTwo recent headlines have put in context the real-life importance of the seemingly arcane, legalistic and academic debate regarding the …

Journalism

Predicting journalism’s 2018 - goodbye platforms, hello AI, and talking with Alexa – One Man & His Blog

Oh, happy day. Those of us in the online journalism development business get an annual present a little later than Christmas. January is when Nic …

Journalism

Three reasons why journalism paywalls still don’t work

Congratulations! You’ve read too much. Please pull out your credit card.<p>And so goes the frustrating, backward logic of the journalism paywall. It’s the most popular income idea to arise since the newspaper industry was flooded with low-budget competitors, and it seems like the last best hope for …

Big Ideas

States propose bills to preserve net neutrality

The next stage in the battle over regulating the internet could take the form of a legal showdown between states and the federal government.<p>A growing number of Democratic state legislators are proposing bills to preserve net neutrality rules within their borders, following the Republican-led …

Net Neutrality

The Atlantic To Add Metered Paywall In January

When readers head to the website of <i>The Atlantic</i> in January, they will encounter something they haven’t seen since 2008: a paywall.<p><i>The Atlantic</i> announced this month that it will be installing a metered paywall. The magazine will let a reader view 10 articles a month for free. After that, there will …

Digital Media

DOJ might target Comcast-NBCUniversal merger next

While President Trump’s Department of Justice sues to block AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner, it’s also eyeing a clampdown on Comcast.<p>Federal law …

News Industry

Looking back at 2017

<b>Job openings:</b><p>Location<p>Employer<p>Opening<p>Czech Republic<p>Radio Free Europe<p>US<p>St Louis Public Radio<p>US<p>Financial Times<p>US<p>California State University<p>US<p>University …

News Industry

2017 Year in Review: What’s Next for Net Neutrality?; Sexual Harassment Leads to Women Leaving Media; Vanity Fair’s Joe Pompeo

<i>“The Collaboration of the Week” is a new podcast segment highlighting one important media collaboration and explaining how they did it. The series is</i> …

Journalism

Save the Open Internet Order

The FCC’s 2015 Open Internet Order was a huge victory for Internet users. Thanks to the millions of us who spoke up for a free and open Internet, we …

Net Neutrality

Why paywalls don’t work

<b>Congratulations! You’ve read too much. Please pull out your credit card.</b><p>And so goes the frustrating, backward logic of the journalism paywall. It’s …

Journalism

How we did it: investigating Nigerian football agents

Last year I was part of a team — with <b>Yemisi Akinbobola</b> and <b>Ogechi Ekeanyawu</b> — that won a CNN MultiChoice African Journalist of the Year award for an …

News Industry

Looking towards the new year

<b>Job openings:</b><p>Location<p>Employer<p>Opening<p>Brazil<p>Turner<p>China<p>Dow Jones<p>UK<p>Financial Times<p>UK<p>Financial Times<p>US<p>University of Maryland<p>US<p>Philadelphia …

News Industry

Corporate Media Allowed Net Neutrality to Die in Silence

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today voted to repeal net neutrality rules, which will allow internet service providers to block or slow …

Net Neutrality

Congress Must Step In to Save Net Neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission, led by Trump’s hand-picked chairman, has voted to undo our hard-won net neutrality protections. This means …

Net Neutrality

‘Westender’ to close in Vancouver, university instructor says other community papers to follow suit

The <i>Westender</i>, a Vancouver arts and entertainment weekly newspaper, is closing its doors after 68 years of publishing.<p>Capilano Communications …

Vancouver

The FCC is about to kill net neutrality

The US Federal Communications Commission is expected on Thursday to rescind net neutrality rules championed by Democratic former President Barack …

Net Neutrality

T-Mobile acquires internet-based TV service

The future of television is online — and T-Mobile is trying to get in on the action.<p>In a move to take on the cable industry as well as its wireless …

News Industry

Net neutrality dies in silence as morning shows largely ignore FCC's vote

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is poised today to repeal net neutrality rules, which would allow internet service providers to block or …

Liberal View

FCC repeals landmark net neutrality rules

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines on Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules aimed at ensuring a free …

Net Neutrality

Without Net Neutrality, News Organizations Could Pay the Price

<i>This article previously appeared in the Medium publication of the Global Editors Network, and is cross-posted with permission.</i><p>The never-ending debate …

Net Neutrality

The media today: The loss of net neutrality threatens local journalism

<b>The net neutrality clock</b> is ticking down to midnight. On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission will vote on whether to roll back the …

Journalism

Storygram: Andrew Grant’s “At Last, Voyager 1 Slips into Interstellar Space”

JPL-Caltech-NASA (Originally published in <i>Science News</i>.)<p>Voyager 1, launched in 1977. In a 2013 study, researchers reported that the spacecraft had …

Space Exploration

Hey Media, Would You Please Stop Helping Trump Prove His ‘Fake News’ Case?

The president’s “fake news” gambit is malarkey, overall. But CNN and ABC and others are doing their best to make it seem non-malarkey-ish to a lot of …

Journalism

Report: The repeal of net neutrality will hurt local news

A report published Monday, ahead of the FCC's Thursday vote to repeal net neutrality, highlights the damage that repeal could have on local news.<p>The …

Local News Makes Communities Smarter. But Without Net Neutrality, It Doesn't Have a Chance.

It’s no secret that local news outlets are struggling in the internet age. But it’s also beyond doubt that local news makes communities more …

Law

Slowing Down the Presses: The Relationship Between Net Neutrality and Local News

The FCC is poised to rescind the Open Internet Order—the set of strong, enforceable net neutrality rules that prohibit internet service providers …

Stanford University

Photos from inside the Protect Net Neutrality protests

Thousands gathered in front of Verizon stores<p>Yesterday, one week out from an FCC vote that will almost certainly decimate the open internet protections put in place during the Obama administration, thousands took to the streets. The protests were organized by Fight for the Future, a 10-person …

Net Neutrality