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Former Google+ Designer: 'We F*cked Up!' - Posted December 2, 2014
Meet Chris Messina. He's a guy whose palatial estate may be large enough to contain his ego: he was a lead designer at this start-up called Google. In fact, he was one of the user experience masterminds behind... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Social Reaction to Ferguson Decision | Medium Charts - Posted November 25, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Cheezburger's New App Is a Meme Generator - Posted November 20, 2014
The latest iteration of Cheezburger, part of of Ben Huh's humor empire, has been released on iOS and is coming soon to Android. The new app emphasizes content creation by letting users easily remix images and GIFs. Users can also up... [AllFacebook]

Cheezburger's New App Is a Meme Generator - Posted November 20, 2014
The latest iteration of Cheezburger, part of of Ben Huh's humor empire, has been released on iOS and is coming soon to Android. The new app emphasizes content creation by letting users easily remix images and GIFs. Users can also up... [SocialTimes.com]

We Live in a Clickbait World, And That's OK - Posted November 11, 2014
[caption id="attachment_206637" align="aligncenter" width="600"]The Challenges of FacebookWorld, via Andrew Golis and Medium[/caption] Last week, Buzzfeed's news editor, Ben Smith, wrote a piece on how Buzzfeed doesn't do cl... [SocialTimes.com]

We Live in a Clickbait World, And That's OK - Posted November 11, 2014
[caption id="attachment_206637" align="aligncenter" width="600"]The Challenges of FacebookWorld, via Andrew Golis and Medium[/caption] Last week, Buzzfeed's news editor, Ben Smith, wrote a piece on how Buzzfeed doesn't do cl... [AllFacebook]

Hank Green Pulls Back the Veil on YouTube CPM - Posted October 10, 2014
[caption id="attachment_205082" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Hank Green, via YouTube[/caption] Getting data on what YouTube creators earn can be a challenge. Before they can earn money through YouTube's partner program, users must agree to the AdSense terms of service, wh... [SocialTimes.com]

Apply for the Matter International Reporting Fellowship - Posted September 18, 2014
Matter announced that applications are open for their reporting fellowship today. The magazine, which was bought by Medium in 2013, will award $10,000 to a journalist or team... [TVSpy]

Back to School Links: 3 Pieces New (and Old) Journos Should Wrap Their Heads Around - Posted September 4, 2014
It's back to school season, which means there will be a lot of journalism students sitting around debating how to best make money doing it. We just can't stop wondering or examining how it's all changed. The discussion isn't just happening in ivory towers, either. In the past week, current journos... [10,000 Words]

Medium Gets Its First Advertiser: BMW - Posted July 29, 2014
BMW will sponsor a Medium "collection" of 100 design posts called Re:form, which will be written by former senior editor at Dwell Sarah Rich within a six-month period. The digital publishing platform was created by Twitter's ex-CEO Evan Williams in 2012. This BMW sponsorship marks ... [SocialTimes.com]

Steven Levy Leaves Wired - Posted June 26, 2014
Steven Levy is leaving Wired for the blogging site Medium. Levy, in a post on Medium, explained that he will serve as editor-in-chief and senior writer of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Steven Levy Leaves Wired - Posted June 26, 2014
Steven Levy is leaving Wired for the blogging site Medium. Levy, in a post on Medium, explained that he will serve as editor-in-chief and senior writer of ... [FishbowlNY]

Circa Editor Pledges to Responsibly Cover Mass Shootings - Posted June 20, 2014
As is so often the case these days, another thought-provoking bit of inside-journalism musing has been shared on Medium. The author is Circa contributing editor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Circa Editor Pledges to Responsibly Cover Mass Shootings - Posted June 20, 2014
As is so often the case these days, another thought-provoking bit of inside-journalism musing has been shared on Medium. The author is Circa contributing editor ... [FishbowlNY]

Who Is On Mark Zuckerberg's Friends List? - Posted June 10, 2014
Much has been made recently over the fact that while Facebook users can set their fr... [AllFacebook]

Jay Lauf: Charts Are Quartz's Version of Cat Videos - Posted April 21, 2014
If you're not already familiar with Flipboard's excellent On the Red Couch interview series, the latest episode is a perfect introduction. Show host Chris Heuer recently caught up with Quartz publisher Jay Lauf at the digital startup's NYC headq... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jay Lauf: Charts Are Quartz's Version of Cat Videos - Posted April 21, 2014
If you're not already familiar with Flipboard's excellent On the Red Couch interview series, the latest episode is a perfect introduction. Show host Chris Heuer recently caught up with Quartz publisher Jay Lauf at the digital startup's NYC headq... [FishbowlNY]

Jay Lauf: Charts Are Quartz's Version of Cat Videos - Posted April 21, 2014
If you're not already familiar with Flipboard's excellent On the Red Couch interview series, the latest episode is a perfect introduction. Editorial team member Najib Aminy recently caught up with Quartz publisher Jay Lauf at the digital startup... [GalleyCat]

Pitching Advice from a Former Tech Journalist - Posted March 24, 2014
Bekah Grant is no longer a tech journalist. But she covered startups, apps and acquisitions (aka our clients) for more than two years at VentureBeat, and she has some advice worth heeding beyond these truth bombs: Beware: If your pitch is made up of more than 50% jargon, I will delete it. --... [PRNewser]

David Carr Remembers the Time Philip Seymour Hoffman Wrestled Rainn Wilson - Posted February 4, 2014
It happened at the 2008 Independent Spirit Awards, MC-ed under the Santa Monica big top by Rainn Wilson. As New York Times media critic David Carr... [GalleyCat]

Why Would Google Want to Kill the Web? - Posted January 30, 2014
Is Google "killing the Web?" Medium contributor Roy Pessis seems to thinks so. His theory is that by allowing Google to dominate our Internet usage through its search features -- the Chrome browser in particular -- we're allowing Google to ... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Rep. Grimm Threatens NY1 | Time Inc. to Cut 500+ | Medium Raises $25M - Posted January 29, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Rep. Grimm Threatens NY1 | Time Inc. to Cut 500+ | Medium Raises $25M - Posted January 29, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Trouble Promoting Your Startup? Don't Blame Your Agency - Posted November 20, 2013
Here's a must-read for anyone in tech PR: Medium writer Amy Westervelt tells struggling startups that agencie... [AgencySpy]

Trouble Promoting Your Startup? Don't Blame Your Agency - Posted November 20, 2013
Here's a must-read for anyone in tech PR: Medium writer Amy Westervelt tells struggling startups that agencie... [PRNewser]

GQ Editor Moves Over to Medium - Posted October 17, 2013
Nice mini-scoop for newly arrived Capital New York media reporter Johana Bhuiyan. She was the first to report that GQ ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

GQ Editor Moves Over to Medium - Posted October 17, 2013
Nice mini-scoop for newly arrived Capital New York media reporter Johana Bhuiyan. She was the first to report that GQ ... [FishbowlNY]

Author Dave Eggers Denies Plagiarism Claim By Former Facebook Employee Katherine Losse - Posted October 2, 2013
Author Dave Eggers denied an accusation by The Boy Kings author ... [AllFacebook]

Nonfiction Storytelling and the Movies: A Winning Combo? - Posted August 13, 2013
What if you got to see all the elements of your carefully reported story - the topsy-turvy plot lines, the larger-than-life settings and the riveting characters - materialize on the silver screen? A project created by accomplished magazine writers ... [10,000 Words]

Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube Top Fans | Facebook Cover Feed - Posted August 2, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Writer Investigated for Suspicious Online Searches Utilizes New Storytelling 'Medium' - Posted August 1, 2013
Michele Catalano said she was at work when she received a call from her husband that "six agents from the joint terrorism task force" had pulled up outside their home to interrogate the family after receiving a tip that someone had been searchin... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: New Facebook News Feed | Pandora CEO Quits - Posted March 8, 2013
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Quora Will Host Blogs - Posted January 23, 2013
[caption id="attachment_117040" align="alignleft" width="200"] Artush / Shutterstock.com[/caption]The question-and-answer platform Quora will leverage its extensive set of topics to host blogs, the company said today... [SocialTimes.com]

Quora Says It Will Expand Beyond Question-and-Answer Format - Posted December 21, 2012
In a end-of-year blog post, Quora CEO Adam D'Angelo hinted that the question-and-answer platform will move into "other formats" in an attempt to bring more knowledge online and searchable. "Today ... [SocialTimes.com]

Obvious Corp.'s Medium Snags Star Literary Agent to Head Content - Posted November 19, 2012
Medium, the yet-to-launch publishing project of Twitter founders Ev Williams and Biz Stone, has hired "wunderkind" literary agent Kate Lee to serve as director of content. Lee had, until April, been at ICM literary agency.... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Employees Get Early Access To New Blogging Platform - Posted November 15, 2012
Chalk this up to yet another reason to want to work at Twitter: early access to cool new blogging platforms. Sure, the odds were stacked in their favor with the platform being run by one of Twitter's co-founders, but still. You know you're jealous. ... [AllTwitter]

Even If Twitter ISN'T Killing Off Posterous, It Certainly Doesn't Seem To Care About It - Posted October 15, 2012
You know that Twitter owns Posterous now, yet you continue to blog there because you're a risk taker or possibly a hardcore platform devotee, or maybe you just really like the name "posterous." Regardless of why you stay, you obviously ... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Co-Founders Talk API, Obvious Corp And Medium At TechCrunch Disrupt - Posted September 12, 2012
Biz Stone and Evan Williams were on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt to talk about their new publishing platform, Medium and, of course, their cleverly named company Obvious Corp (obviously). And they also talked Twitter for a bit. They discussed their lack of a ... [10,000 Words]

What Newspapers Can Learn from 'Medium' - Posted August 24, 2012
I've harped on it before and I'm nowhere close to being done: news design and consumption experiences are completely broken. Medium, a new platform from Twitter founder Ev Williams, takes a new approach to (among other things) content design -- and there's a lo... [TVSpy]

What Newspapers Can Learn from 'Medium' - Posted August 24, 2012
I've harped on it before and I'm nowhere close to being done: news design and consumption experiences are completely broken. Medium, a new platform from Twitter founder Ev Williams, takes a new approach to (among other things) content design -- and there's a lo... [10,000 Words]

Twitter Co-Founders Create a New Publishing Platform - Posted August 15, 2012
From the minds of Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone comes yet another platform for curating and displaying content. Medium is still under wraps, but previews of the publishing platform show single-subject blogs that invite feedback and, eventually, contributions from readers. They're called Collections, and they have the layout of a... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Co-Founders Preview @Medium Project, Propose To Rethink Online Publishing - Posted August 15, 2012
Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone have been busy bees at Obvious, the umbrella corporation they founded to "do various things", one of whic... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: Medium Launch | Klout Revamp | Facebook Data Center - Posted August 15, 2012
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