The top 10 most read books around the world
MediaBistro, May 9, 2013
Comparing the global top 10 books based on the number of copies each book sold over the last 50 years.
'To Kill a Mockingbird' author sues agent over copyright
Reuters, May 4, 2013
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Harper Lee claims literary agent tricked her into assigning the copyright to him.
Billionaires, newspapers and free speech
New York Daily News, May 3, 2013
Why is Warren Buffett's newspaper purchase a-okay and the Koch Brothers' possible buy threatening?
American newspapers post gains in digital circulation
New York Times, April 30, 2013
With print circulation down slightly, digital now makes up nearly 20 percent of all daily circulation.
Reinventing the embattled Nielsen TV rating system
Huffington Post, May 8, 2013
Once upon a time, the Nielsen rating system mattered. Not any longer. What matters now is fans and buzz.
Robin Roberts is the most trusted television host
Huffington Post, May 7, 2013
Robin Roberts is the most trusted person on television, according to a poll on the trustworthiness of 200 public figures.
Will 'irrelevant media' become extinct?
Broadcast Engineering, April 19, 2013
Barry Diller says complacency and success are incompatible in modern media.
Aereo program streaming could bring down broadcast TV
CNN Money, April 9, 2013
If Fox Broadcasting makes good on its threat to yank its signal from the air, it would upend the chaotic TV industry.
YouTube to launch subscriptions for pay-to-view channels
USA Today, May 6, 2013
Google plans subscriptions for quality YouTube channels to raise money and spur professional video production.
Media giants chase online ads with original shows
New York Times, May 5, 2013
Everyone wants to be in show biz, and these days – on the Web at least – it seems as if everyone is.
Can you believe it? The World Wide Web turns 20
Voice of America, April 30, 2013
On April 30, 1993, the European Organization for Nuclear Research made the technology free to the public.
Marathon bombing left Twitter a force to be reckoned with
Bennington Banner, April 26, 2013
A map shows some 200 Tweets were sent from the bomb scene in the first hours. But that was only the beginning.
Fracking sparks public relations battle in Colorado
Post Independent, May 8, 2013
The battle over oil and gas drilling has gone beyond the halls of government and onto the World Wide Web.
Maker's Mark's dumb move was pure marketing genius
Forbes, May 6, 2013
Sales soared after the distillery said it would water it down and lower the proof due to shortage of raw materials.
Digital is about people, not technology
Women's Wear Daily, May 6, 2013
Criticism of firms that are too focused on technology when they should be engaging their audiences in a dialogue.
Target figured out a teen girl was pregnant before her father did
Forbes, February 16, 2012
Every time you go shopping, you share intimate details about your consumption patterns with retailers.