New Beginnings for Old Media, Old Uses for New Media [Podcast]

By Devon Glenn 

On today’s social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boog talked about new beginnings for old media and old uses for new media.

First up, there was a major reorganization at Simon & Schuster that led to a few departures and some restructuring of different groups within the Big Six publishing company.

Next, we introduced the new Google+ leaderboard, our in-house cheat sheet for seeing which pages are getting the most action on the social network. Google+ is a different scene than Facebook and Twitter — we’re looking forward to helping define its place in the social media landscape.

Finally, we explored a new social network that helps people with diabetes do something they already have to do anyway: monitor their health. Finally, a practical use for all those obsessive check-in apps.

Press play below to listen. The show was hosted by GalleyCat editor Jason Boog. Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Image by prapass via Shutterstock. Music by Kevin MacLeod.