media empire

media empire

Twitter #music iPhone app falls down the App Store charts, dropping to 126th overall

thenextweb.com
Less than two weeks after launch, the new Twitter #music iPhone app has fallen into a downward slide on the US App Store charts, dropping to 126th overall and 11th in the Music category. The app debuted at number one in the music category and fifth overall on April 18th....
Twitter #music iPhone app falls down the App Store charts, dropping to 126th overall

Fox asks appeals court to stop Dish's ad-skipping DVR, right now

arstechnica.com
Fox Broadcasting, having lost a key court ruling last month, is more eager than ever to kick Dish Network's new ad-skipping Hopper DVR off the market. Last month, a federal judge found that Dish's DVRs probably don't break copyright law, ruling that the Hoppers can stay on the market...
Fox asks appeals court to stop Dish's ad-skipping DVR, right now

Roku rakes in $45m and Google goes gaga for Fiber...here's the week's Media news in review

thenextweb.com
There was a lot of big news in the digital media realm this week, with Q2 reports, acquisitions, investments and rumors galore. Here we present a selection of some of the key developments. AOL, BSkyB, Virgin In a week that saw AOL announce $531m revenue for Q2 2012 – its...
Roku rakes in $45m and Google goes gaga for Fiber...here's the week's Media news in review
Dont let bad food happen to you! Chefs Feeds expands empire of delicious dishes

TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

thenextweb.com
Vox Media raises $17m, Mashable could be sold to CNN, Chinese video giants merge and Apple’s Jony Ive talks in a rare interview. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Make sure to hit the...
TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

Martha Stewart on Her Changing Media Empire

allthingsd.com
Martha Stewart said her company is transitioning to a digital media company just as fast as it can. “We are relentless in serving our customers where they need us, where they want us,” Stewart said, appearing alongside Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia CEO Lisa Gersh at the D: Dive Into Media...
Martha Stewart on Her Changing Media Empire

Inside the mind of Boy Genius, whose blog sold for millions

latimesblogs.latimes.com
Like that, the veil was lifted. One boy (now, man) made such a racket for mobile industry executives over the last 3 1/2 years that he seemingly upended how mobile juggernauts approach product leaks. Throughout that time, he remained almost universally unknown. Until Monday night. His name is Jonathan Geller,...
Inside the mind of Boy Genius, whose blog sold for millions

Demand Media Will Be The First $1 Billion Tech IPO Since Google -- Here's Why

www.businessinsider.com
This fall, Demand Media will likely become the first $1 billion plus tech IPO since Google. Of course Demand has been killing it for four years now. The snapshot from Alexa below show's ehow.com's inexorable rise from Alexa global ranking below 800 to an Alexa ranking of 144 over the...
Demand Media Will Be The First $1 Billion Tech IPO Since Google -- Here's Why

Why we must 'follow the money' of 2012's political ad spend | Amy Goodman

www.guardian.co.uk
The lobbying effort of US broadcasters, including Murdoch's Fox TV network, to avoid transparency tells us all we need to knowMay Day, Murdoch and the murder of Milly Dowler. What do they have to do with the 2012 US general election?This year's election will undoubtedly be the most expensive in...
Why we must 'follow the money' of 2012's political ad spend | Amy Goodman
Yahoo could add TVGuide.com to its media empire for $20M

Chris Pirillo Debuts E-Book: 140 Twitter Tips

www.readwriteweb.com
One of our favorite geeks has just released an e-book on best practices for Twitter use. Chris Pirillo's 140 Twitter Tips, a 14-page PDF, is a concise compendium of useful guidelines and helpful hints for every kind of Twitter user, from doing-it-wrong noobs to social media addicts. From the best...
Chris Pirillo Debuts E-Book: 140 Twitter Tips

Bloomberg LP, Home Of Hardcore Clickbait

www.businessinsider.com
Here's an amusing tid bit from Gabriel Sherman's story on Mayor Bloomberg and his media empire: Reporters earn points for the number of clicks their articles receive on the Bloomberg terminal. “It was well known and is well known that if you write a story about Goldman Sachs, sex, Viagra,...
Bloomberg LP, Home Of Hardcore Clickbait

Rupert Murdoch isn’t fit to lead News Corp. and showed “wilful blindness”, say UK MPs

thenextweb.com
UK MPs have ruled that News Corporation chief Rupert Murdoch “is not a fit person to exercise the stewardship of a major international company”, with a cross-party culture committee noting that Murdoch showed “willful blindness” to what was going on under his authority across his media empire. As the BBC...
Rupert Murdoch isn’t fit to lead News Corp. and showed “wilful blindness”, say UK MPs

NBC Publishing Wants to Prove a TV Company Can Make Better E-Books

www.wired.com
NBC Universal, the Comcast-owned media empire, is launching a new venture, NBC Publishing, to produce electronic and print books under the NBC brand. But make no mistake: NBC Publishing's approach to books will be digital-first....
NBC Publishing Wants to Prove a TV Company Can Make Better E-Books

News International braced as lawyer brings phone-hacking scandal to US

www.guardian.co.uk
Lawyer's visit brings UK scandal to Rupert Murdoch's front door and raises prospect of lawsuits involving US legal systemMark Lewis, the lawyer who has been at the forefront of efforts to expose the News of the World phone-hacking scandal, is poised to bring the battle for legal redress across the...
News International braced as lawyer brings phone-hacking scandal to US

Ze Frank raises $750k to kickstart his media empire

gigaom.com
Video blogging pioneer Ze Frank quietly raised around $756,000 late last month from Marc Andreessen, Buzzfeed co-founder John Johnson and Huffington Post co-founder Jonah Peretti. The financing comes just two months after a successful Kickstarter campaign to relaunch his web series that netted close to $150,000. Frank told me that...
Ze Frank raises $750k to kickstart his media empire

Fear and Speculation Drove Facebook's Instagram Buy

www.readwriteweb.com
Third in a five-part series. Sometime in August, Facebook will top 1 billion users. Every few months, Twitter floats a press release that it has added another 100 million users. In quarterly earnings calls during the past year, Google has had to sheepishly admit that it its Google+ social network...
Fear and Speculation Drove Facebook's Instagram Buy

Why Moms Spend Way More Time On Facebook After Having A Baby

www.businessinsider.com
A small study of first-time parents shows that new mothers visit Facebook more than they did before they gave birth, NewsRoomAmerica reports. The study, led by Sarah Schoppe-Sullivan, an associate professor of human development and family science at Ohio State University, tracked 154 new mothers, most of whom are white and...
Why Moms Spend Way More Time On Facebook After Having A Baby
Cheezburger beefs up warchest with $5M in new funding

Mark Zuckerberg is Influential About Justin Bieber, and Other Klout Surprises

www.betabeat.com
Mr. Zuckerberg's Klout profile Are you big on the Internet? Klout, the online influence measurement system, helps you determine just that. "We measure your influence based on your ability to drive action in social networks," explains the Klout page. But aside from providing you with an over-inflated sense of self-importance,...
Mark Zuckerberg is Influential About Justin Bieber, and Other Klout Surprises

Lucas: Disney might have been 'Star Wars' franchise's only hope

news.cnet.com
In a video explaining why he sold his media empire to Disney, George Lucas said the entertainment giant would be the best bet to protect Lucasfilm and its cash cow, the "Star Wars" franchise. [Read more]...
Lucas: Disney might have been 'Star Wars' franchise's only hope

Digits Live: How Ben Huh Spun LOLCats into a Media Empire

blogs.wsj.com
Cheezburger Inc. founder Ben Huh joins Digits to discuss how he turned LOLCats into a multi-million dollar media empire of viral videos and books featuring pets doing funny things....
Digits Live: How Ben Huh Spun LOLCats into a Media Empire

AOL starts building its own TV network with newly launched video site ‘AOL On’

venturebeat.com
We’ve known for a while now that AOL has aspirations of transforming its media empire into a fully fledged TV network built for the web. It announced a new live streaming video channel for the HuffingtonPost web publication back in February, but now it’s web video channel plans appear...
AOL starts building its own TV network with newly launched video site ‘AOL On’
Jesse Thorn: 'Walking into the media world is like walking into a thrift store'

Smosh: The Once & Future Kings Of YouTube

readwrite.com
Top YouTuber Ray William Johnson has been dethroned as the most popular YouTuber by Smosh, the manic comedy duo comprised of Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla.  It took 6.8 million subscribers grab the crown, which Smosh achieved over the weekend. Skewing Younger! The secret to Smosh's success? Make content for...
Smosh: The Once & Future Kings Of YouTube

The Onion to Launch News Show… From the Future [VIDEO]

mashable.com
If real-time news isn’t good enough for ya, The Onion has the remedy: Future: News From The Year 2137, a new video project the satirical media outlet unveiled today at Mashable’s Media Summit.The show, whose launch will mark the first time The Onion plans to sell digital content directly...
The Onion to Launch News Show… From the Future [VIDEO]

'Star Wars' heading to the Magic Kingdom: Disney snags Lucasfilm

news.cnet.com
The Hollywood giant is paying $4.05 billion for George Lucas' wholly-owned media empire. And Disney said the seventh 'Star Wars' film will be released in 2015. [Read more]...
'Star Wars' heading to the Magic Kingdom: Disney snags Lucasfilm

Want to be a news baron? 2013 could be your year

paidcontent.org
Do you long for a media empire to manipulate the masses and bend politicians to your will? Alas, those days are pretty much done thanks to web journalism. But 2013 could still offer would-be media moguls a chance to increase their power. As news guru Ken Doctor notes in a...
Want to be a news baron? 2013 could be your year

Why bloggers need to be upfront about sponsored content | SE Smith

www.guardian.co.uk
It's a good thing that more bloggers manage to turn their writing into a business, but their readers shouldn't be taken for grantedThe conversion of blog to media empire, complete with sponsorship deals, paid trips to events, blog-to-book deals or other perks is a growing phenomenon. The Gluten-Free Girl, Julie...
Why bloggers need to be upfront about sponsored content | SE Smith

And Now Police Are Arresting More Murdoch Employees For Bribery...

www.businessinsider.com
LONDON (AP) -- Five staff at Britain's largest selling tabloid The Sun were arrested Saturday along with three other people over alleged bribes paid to police and defense officials, detectives and the newspaper's parent company said. Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. said in a statement that police had also searched...
And Now Police Are Arresting More Murdoch Employees For Bribery...
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?