Daily Must Reads

The media, tech, small biz, and culture stories people are talking about today, curated by Jeff Howland. Can Facebook Innovate? A Conversation With Mark Zuckerberg by Farhad Manjoo, The New York Times Publishers: Mobile-First Isn’t Enough by Michelle Manafy, Mediashift Before You Break Up with Facebook, Remember a Lesson from Search by Jeff Revoy, AdAge Software That…

Daily Must Reads

Daily Must Reads The media, tech, small biz, and culture stories people are talking about today, curated by Jeff Howland. Boston Globe wins Pulitzer for Marathon bombing coverage (Joseph P. Kahn, The Boston Globe) 16 Women whose digital startups deserve Vox-level plaudits (Ann Friedman, Columbia Journalism Review) Digital journalism: we’re still waiting for the third model of news…

Why I Became a New York Times Subscriber

NYT Now Hits a Sweet Spot Between Paper and Digital  by Jeff Howland I’ve torn up and thrown away promotional offers from the The New York Times regularly for the last three years. I’ve never subscribed to the print version, however I downloaded the iPad app a couple of years ago, thinking it was the format…

Daily Must Reads

The media, tech, small biz, and culture stories people are talking about today, curated by Jeff Howland. 1. Pulitzer Prizes to honor top U.S. journalism today (Ellen Wulfhorst, Reuters) 2. Far from messing with our brains, the internet has set our minds free(Bryony Gordon, The Telegraph) 3. Why it doesn’t matter that you may never reach Inbox Zero (Laura Vanderkam, Fast…

The NSA and Heartbleed

Earlier this afternoon it appears Bloomberg broke the news that the NSA is said to have known of and exploited the Heartbleed bug for gathering intelligence for years. The NSA denies knowing of Heartbleed before it was made public. As you can imagine, people are talking.   The NSA knew for at least two years…

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Weekend Reads 4

This Week’s Stories: media, tech, small biz, and culture By Jeff Howland Hacked! James Fallows, The Atlantic This is a story from 2011, worth reading again with the recent news about the Heartbleed bug. James Fallows walks through the his wife’s near loss of six years worth of correspondence in her email, including photos and…

6 Piece Nugget

A batch of short media, biz, tech & culture articles worth nibbling this week, curated by Jeff Howland.     [su_button url=”https://eepurl.com/F1379″ target=”blank” style=”flat” size=”6″]Subscribe to Email Version[/su_button]

Daily Must Reads

The media, tech, small biz, and culture stories people are talking about today, curated by Jeff Howland. 1. Heartbleed Security Flaw Emphasizes the Need to Change Passwords (Steve Lohr, The New York Times) 2. Facebook prepares trio of new privacy tweaks (Seth Rosenblatt, CNET) 3. Which new digital news publisher designed it best? (Lucia Moses, Digiday) 4. How a Start-Up Can Compete With…

Daily Must Reads

The media, tech, small biz, and culture stories people are talking about today, curated by Jeff Howland. 1.Twitter Rolls Out Its Facebook-Like Profile Redesign (Stan Schroeder, Mashable) 2. New study says Twitter causes infidelity and divorce – Don’t believe it (Amanda Hess, Slate) 3. Publishers bring native ads to their comment sections (Ricardo Bilton, Digiday) 4. Three good things about Ezra Klein’s…