First reported to be in the works and nearing launch by The Wall Street Journal in February 2011, Trove aggregates news across subjects of interest and important headlines of the day, from more than 10,000 sources. → Read More
I am sure the Washington Post’s new iPad app is a wonderful way to read the venerable newspaper. It certianly seems perfectly serviceable at first glance. In addition to articles and full-screen photos and videos, you can share articles on Twitter or Facebook and see what “Top Tweeters” are saying about related topics. The app gives you the entire paper on your iPad for free (well, sponsored by… → Read More
“All Washington Post journalists relinquish some of the personal privileges of private citizens. Post journalists must recognize that any content associated with them in an online social network is, for practical purposes, the equivalent of what appears beneath their bylines in the newspaper or on our website.”
That’s an excerpt from The Washington Post’s new social media guidelines. PaidContent… → Read More
At D7 today, Kara Swisher sat down with Huffington Post’s Arianna Huffington and Washington Post’s Digital Chief Katharine Weymouth to discuss a topic that has been beaten to death: old vs. new media. Much of the interview was spent massaging each other’s egos, with each praising the other for the quality of their respective publication’s journalism.
But Huffington spiced things up when Swisher… → Read More
Think you’ve got the gift of foresight? The Washington Post has partnered with Predictify, an online polling service, to create a “Prediction Center” that allows readers to vote on possible outcomes for selected stories. Users will be able to leave their predictions and discuss their beliefs on an integrated comment thread, with the most accurate participants appearing on a… → Read More