Last week, Josh Cohen, Google News’ senior business project manager, was in Washington, D.C., at a Federal Trade Commission-organized workshop titled “How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?” He appeared onstage before a crowd of journalists, entrepreneurs and F.T.C. policy lawmakers in a slate-colored jacket, white shirt and black patterned tie. Heavy navy cur-tains and Read More
Terry McDonnell, editor of Sports Illustrated, explains how their magazine will work in
Sports Illustrated worked with David Link, the founder of Wonderfactory, to help design the product. He told The New York Times that he was not sure whether the new digital magazine would be distributed through iTunes or other e-commerce stores. But Read More
Which New York Times blogs are doing well and why? That’s a question some members of the masthead are asking as preparations are made to reduce the newsroom by 100 bodies in the coming weeks.
Here’s a peek inside some of the Times’ most popular blogs, as offered by the editors:
Wendell Jamieson, deputy metropolitan Read More
Early last month, when Times executive editor Bill Keller hosted a “Throw Stuff at Bill” chat soon after announcing 100 newsroom job cuts, he assured staffers that executives would be proceeding carefully.
“What you can do with less, is less,” said Mr. Keller. “But if you are smart and careful, you can limit Read More
Women are more likely to be chatting it up on Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites you’ve probably never heard of, like “Bebo.” According to data taken from Google’s U.S. Ad Planner, a site that tracks popular Web sites’ traffic, 84 percent (or 16 out of 19) of the sites they studied Read More
Tired of clicking around YouTube and iTunes for online videos of substance? Search no more! The Observer has your weekly handy guide to what’s worth watching on the Web.
A Thanksgiving survival guide on Hulu – Admit it: You’ll probably be spending at least some of your Thanksgiving vacation hiding away from family members in Read More