A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review. Exit Interview: Mathew IngramMathew Ingram, the media critic of GigaOm, does his exit interview with the Columbia Journalism Review after GigaOm suddenly folds. —Jason Pontin, editor in chief and publisher
On Monday, Gigaom, a widely respected blog dedicated to tech coverage, suddenly shut down. By all external appearances, the site was successful: It claimed well over 6 million monthly readers, was staffed by more than 70 employees, and had its own research platform. Just last year, founder Om Malik announced that Gigaom was taking $8 million in venture capital money...
At 5:57 Pacific Standard Time yesterday evening, the managers of Gigaom posted one last news story: it was shutting down. Gigaom, the business and technology news site that was widely regarded as one of the world’s most crucial sources...Show More Summary
Unless it’s a prank or a hacked account, writer Mathew Ingram reports that GigaOm, a popular blog launched in 2006, is shutting down, evidently having run out of money and/or the will to keep on pushing. Again, it’s early, so maybe this is a hacked account. If so, I’ll gladly (and with a sigh of […] The post GigaOm Reportedly Shutting Down appeared first on chrisbrogan.com.
GigaOM’s Mathew Ingram is on a bit of a campaign lately to convince the world that Buzzfeed is “beating” the New York Times — which to some, is a little bit like saying Coke is beating UNICEF. Although both media outlets publish a great number of pieces of content both good and bad, they have very different business models. Show More Summary
“ Interesting move by @Upworthy, hiring former New York Times editor @amyoleary as editorial director — congrats Amy! http://t.co/ldQd6Ghilp — Mathew Ingram (@mathewi) January 6, 2015 ”
Medium has hired someone to develop its native advertising partnerships, the first such role for the company. As Mathew Ingram previously reported, the blog company is expanding its content advertising, publishing…
I finally got my Ello invitation last week, just after everyone stopped using it, it seems. Hey, remember Ello? — Mathew Ingram (@mathewi) November 14, 2014 But the social network is still making moves. This week, they’ve launched Ello...Show More Summary
SAN DIEGO -- Every-down running back Ryan Mathews, inside linebacker Manti Te'o, safety Jahleel Addae, and outside linebackers Jeremiah Attaochu and Melvin Ingram are all expected to return from various injuries and practice this week. Having...Show More Summary
SAN DIEGO -- Outside linebacker Melvin Ingram (hamstring) did not practice all week for the San Diego Chargers, and has been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills, along with running back Ryan Mathews (knee). Ingram had...Show More Summary
An injury-filled Week 2 really throws a wrench in a lot of plans going forward in fantasy football. Injuries to key players like Jamaal Charles, Mark Ingram, Ryan Mathews, Knowshon Moreno, Robert Griffin III and many more have created voids in many lineups heading into Week 3. Show More Summary
New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram will miss about a month with a hand injury, according to Fox Sports 1's Mike Garafolo. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports that San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews will also miss four or five...Show More Summary
Mathew Ingram ran a piece saying Twitter is censoring. Dan Gillmor says if it's not a government doing it, it's not censorship. In this case, for a couple of reasons, I think it is censorship. When a service becomes a standard form of...Show More Summary
The NYT published an internal memo, reviewed by Mathew Ingram at GigaOm. I read the memo. Couldn't find anything substantial in it. But the memo could have been very short. This is what they need to do. Learn how to open the editorial doors to everyone who can make a contribution. Show More Summary
This week, First Look Media launched their inaugural “digital magazine” The Intercept. As Mathew Ingram points out here, it’s a term that doesn’t quite fit what they’re aiming to do. It’s not a targeted vertical on a larger site, it’s...Show More Summary
GigaOM | Ad Age Andy Carvin will join First Look Media, Mathew Ingram reports: “This feels like a great opportunity to see what it would look like for a news organization to be engaged in collaborating with the public … Read more
Leo Laporte, Jason Hiner, Mathew Ingram, and I talk Motorola sale, Google's plans, Yahoo's secret search, Facebook's Paper, and more. Subscribe and download: TWiT
Upstarts, newsmakers and influencers that caught our attention on Thursday, January 9: Why Mark Zuckerberg will never be Bill Gates.Mathew Ingram is tired of drinking from Twitter's firehose.Wikimedia staffer loses her job over edit-for-cash...Show More Summary
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...