Well, that was fast. About a month after Twitter unveiled the ability to direct message someone who is not following you, Time reports that the feature is now missing from the Settings section. My colleague Mathew Ingram told me that he noted the change a few days ago, […]
I wrote Friday about a landmark for The New York Times: Its paywall revenue has overtaken its digital ad revenue—Just two years after the paper bucked conventional wisdom and asked readers to pay. GigaOm's Mathew Ingram spins that news as negatively as possible, writing on Twitter that "'the Times's paywall revenue has soared past its digital ad revenue'... because ad...
A very well-done post about viral bullshit on Gawker (et al) by Mathew Ingram really comes down to this: Journalism used to be subsidized by classifieds and fluff, now it is built atop viral bullshit. The argument: Sure, we serve crap — or cats — but that’s what brings in the traffic for the good […]
Between Nortel and RIM, we’ve seen $500 billion in market value vanish from Canada’s tech scene. We’d get a complex but we already have one. – Mathew Ingram, tweeting about BlackBerry’s $4.7 billion buyout offer.
I'd been meaning to write something on this topic for a while, but with the announcement of the Twitter IPO, and Mathew Ingram's reminder of how it started as a "harmless distraction" before turning into something much, much bigger,Show More Summary
Over the course of a decade, Gigaom writer Mathew Ingram used a variety of tools to snoop on the online behavior of his three daughters -- in this post, his daughter Meaghan talks about how she felt about his surveillance.
Editor: Why we published our investigation of the Ford family’s decades-old connection to drugs (theglobeandmail.com) Mathew Ingram: It’s just a collection of old stories about the mayor’s brother selling hash 30 years ago (twitter....
Nice piece by Mathew Ingram for PaidContent. ?
First, I really appreciate Mathew Ingram's writeup in Gigaom about what we're doing at Small Picture. If you haven't read it, and you're a regular here, go read it now. Lots of good stuff. ;-) However.. (you knew that was coming) We are not making blogging tools. We are making software for creative people -- writers, designers and programmers. Show More Summary
Mayer’s much-hyped relaunch of the home page seems a lot like adding a new coat of paint and some racing stripes to your old Chevy. It may make you feel better, but it’s not going to go any faster. – Mathew Ingram, GigaOM
There’s an interesting Pew study making the rounds that gives examples of four newspapers that are actually growing. Paid Content’s Mathew Ingram has an interesting write up of it here. He breaks down the main lessons from the papers, but neglects to emphasize the biggest: These are all relatively small papers that rely primarily on local markets that aren’t...
Mathew Ingram sees a new trend among disparate artists and writers: In many ways, conservative blogger Andrew Sullivan and alternative musician Amanda Palmer couldn’t be more different: the former writes about the Obama administration and the intricacies of U.S. foreign policy, while the latter is the former lead singer of a punk band called The Dresden Dolls [...]
By Noah Nelson Time for the latest buzz about Twitter, the company. Let's start with Mathew Ingram over at GigaOM: According to a number...
Tech site CNET was about to give Dish Network's latest set-top box a best-of-show editorial award, but rescinded the plaudits because its parent company, CBS, is suing the manufacturer. Mathew Ingram points out how this compromises CNET's journalistic credibility, and Buzzfeed's John Hermann says it exposes a profound difference in product journalism and actual journalism [...]
Dinosaur alert: Irish newspapers desperately trying to charge for links — Mathew Ingram via paidContent In a statement released on Friday, the country’s newspaper industry also confirms that it is lobbying to have Irish copyright laws...Show More Summary
I am about to commit an act of meta-journalism. I'm sorry. I hate meta-journalism. I unfollowed GigaOm's Mathew Ingram (a fine writer) on Twitter some time ago because I could not muster any more interest in articles about articles and blog posts about blogging. Show More Summary
We take a look (or listen) back in this week's podcast, bringing you Tumblr CEO David Karp and his fireside chat with Mathew Ingram from our recent GigaOM RoadMap conference. They talk about building a positive user experience in a world full of trolls.
You’ll never read about gay rights or see the word “pig” in The National. (AJR.com) Ron Fournier goes from editor-in-chief to editorial director at National Journal. (politico.com) Sarah Lacey says Mathew Ingram is “completely 1,000 percent right” about paywalls. (pandodaily.com) Toledo Blade gives nonsubscribers 20 free digital stories a month. (Toledoblade.com) … Read More
GigaOm’s Mathew Ingram is one of my favorite bloggers (who doesn’t work at PandoDaily), so I’m delighted that this time, I actually agree with him on something. Go read his post on why paywalls are not the answer to dying newspapers right now. Because he’s completely 1,000 percent right. Ingram takes on the Columbia Journalism Review for calling...
Mathew Ingram points us to the somewhat stunning claim that, during the Macy's Thanksgiving parade last week, some of the confetti showered down on viewers in Manhattan was poorly shredded documents from the Nassau County police department...Show More Summary