'Social media' no panacea for traditional news outlets
News organisations get the most engaged readers by working on their own to build brand loyalty, not through referrals from social media or search engines, a study showed Monday.
Media outlets urged to 'Share Stories' at Facebook
Facebook sought to entice media outlets to post more news stories at the leading social network Monday, helping pinpoint promising pieces—a tactic aimed at combating Twitter.
News outlets losing ground to tech rivals: report
Mobile devices and social networks are boosting news consumption but media outlets are lagging behind technology companies in reaping the profits, according to a report published on Monday.
Newsroom cuts a boon for PR but a turnoff for readers, report finds
Widespread cost cutting in newsrooms has led to less investigative journalism, more weather and traffic reports and greater opportunities for lobbyists to get their message into the media, a US report has found. ...
US digital news venture hits the Web
A digital news venture from Atlantic Media launched Monday, promising "bracingly creative and intelligent journalism" for reading on devices such as tablets and mobile phones.
Yahoo! adds tweets to online news pages
Yahoo! on Thursday began spicing up its online news pages with real-time comments fired off at the globally popular messaging service Twitter.
German journalists launch crowd-funded magazine
(AP)—A group of German investigative reporters have succeeded in raising enough money through crowd funding to launch a new online magazine.
Blog loses ruling to protect Motorola cellphone tipster
A Cook County, Ill., judge Friday ruled that a California technology blog doesn't qualify as a reporter and ordered it to turn over information on the tipster who leaked details about a Motorola cellphone.
NY Times curbs free Web access, subscriptions rise
The New York Times said Tuesday it was cutting back on free access to its online content, as it announced gains in paid subscriptions to its news website.
Word choices on political issues reveal ways of thinking
(Phys.org)—Communication and information science researches have developed a free online tool that offers a new way of looking at the news. "Reflext" provides a glimpse into how political events are being covered and discussed.
Pew study: Tablet users don't want to pay for news
Although tablet owners spend more time consuming news than poking around on Facebook, they're reluctant to pay for news content.
Zite news app accused of copyright infringement
The Washington Post, Dow Jones, Time Inc. and other news organizations have accused iPad news reader Zite of copyright infringement and told the Canadian startup to stop displaying their articles.
Be specific: Perceived media bias can lead to political action
Politicians should be careful when they rail against mainstream news media. A study from North Carolina State University shows that perceived bias of media outlets can lead to increased political engagement but only ...
Federal judge: Montana blogger is not journalist
A federal judge in Oregon has ruled that a Montana woman sued for defamation was not a journalist when she posted online that an Oregon lawyer acted criminally during a bankruptcy case, a decision with implications for bloggers ...