SEC filing page is here. 10Q is quarterly earnings. 10K is annual report. DEF 14A is executive compensation. Some help here on how to dig through SEC filings.
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THINGS GO WRONG? This college paper found a reporter had made up quotes. The AP had to retract a story, which means many of its members had a problem, too.
Kanye went on Kimmel. Who won?
Washington Post trying something new with advertising. Will WaPo’s new owner approve? WaPo had 6 reporters on this story about its new owner. Big picture look at the newspaper industry. AUGUST 27 — read all 4
Chicago Sun-Times fired all its photogs and wants reporters trained with iPhones. Thoughts? AUGUST 29
Best and U.S. worst cities for newspaper readership. AUGUST 29
Surprising data on how news is consumed. Surprising is the time spent consuming in different ways. SEPT 3
Big changes in Cleveland. Sad news for fans of the Plain-Dealer and even sadder for those who were laid off. SEPT 3
Newsroom diversity = bleak picture. Maybe better at the college level, at least from a gender standpoint. SEPT 5
Bezos visited The Washington Post and talked to their/his reporters. A newspaper website is killing its paywall. What? Yes, you read that right. SEPT 10
CNN putting millions into a digital redesign. SEPT 17
ESPN has some new competition. This time, it might actually be real competition…at least, Fox is hoping it is. Showdown looms over ESPN costs for at least 1 provider. SEPT 17
Broadcast news needs buzzwords! Check out this consultant’s list of phrases. SEPT 17
Tribune buying TV stations in a big way. Is this the future of the company? Appears so because the newspapers are being spun off. SEPT 24
More TV stations being bought and sold. SEPT 24
NBC News website 1 year after split from Microsoft. Maybe this is part of its future and the TV side’s as well? SEPT 24
Let’s talk about this piece on Buzzfeed and making money online. How different media sites use Facebook. Surprised by any on this list? OCT 1
Do media sites over-value pageviews? This guy thinks so. OCT. 3
What will your company’s social media guidelines be for employees? Some big names getting in trouble recently. OCT. 3
Good explainer on native advertising. Will your company use it? Will your company produce such content? At least one exec at the WSJ is against it. OCT. 3
Will your website allow comments? Popular Science won’t anymore. OCT. 3
How many people pay for digital news vs. subscribe to Netflix? Surprised? OCT 8
Look at how Twitter has upped its ad game. Surprised? OCT 8
Ads are coming to Instragram. Surprised? You shouldn’t be. Twitter is going public. Surprised? Another paper charging for digital content. OCT 8
Media companies are not only using native advertising on their sites, some are helping clients
create it. OCT 22
wants a bigger piece of the digital advertising pie. OCT 22
Will USA Today soon cost more in print? OCT 22
When is a deleted story not deleted? When another outlet reconstructs it! When are comments not comments? When they get deleted before being viewed. OCT 22
Esquire selling access to individual stories online. Would you pay for 1 story? Do you pay for any online news? OCT 22
Social media bigger player by the day. But faking a Twitter hack?? Facebook plans to sell TV-style ads. They won’t be cheap. OCT 22
Looks like we should be talking more about Pinterest. OCT 22
We have talked a lot about Bezos and Pierre Omidyar, but here are some more billionaires/media managers with varying levels of political influence. OCT 24
Ethics, safety, national security, expert reporting. This is interesting on many levels. NOV 5
Correcting errors is important..always! Here is some news on that from Canada. NOV 5
NPR vs. its own ombudsman. This is unusual, especially the depth of the ombud’s investigation and NPR execs response. NOV 5
On the same day this was happening in Egypt…NPR debuted a new homepage and the NYT homepage was down for a while. All made waves on Twitter.
Digital redesign at Newsweek. What lessons learned here? Here is the NYT “Snowfall” piece that is mentioned in the article. And here is some news about NYT next big project.
No one has an attention span longer than 30 seconds, right? So why is long-form journalism making a comeback??
Nonprofit news outlets are exploding. Are they making an impact?
AOL is buying and selling. What do you think of its moves?
Ethics, safety, national security, expert reporting. This is interesting on many levels.
Correcting errors is important..always! Here is some news on that from Canada.
NPR vs. its own ombudsman. This is unusual, especially the depth of the ombud’s investigation and NPR execs response.