One of the truly new things born from the social media age involves "digital death." People who pass away leave behind Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts, and their friends and families can visit such pages as if they are virtual gravesites.
One of the media industry's most high-profile and insightful figures, David Carr of The New York Times died tonight at 58 after collapsing in the newsroom.
AOL is pushing back against rumors of Patch’s imminent shutdown, so much so that it seems to still be hiring
"You’ll notice we’ve got lots of electronics around—most of which we’ve taken apart,” says New York Times R&D Lab creative technologist Alexis Lloyd, casually sidestepping two turquoise exercise balls.
The relentless news landscape of micro scoops can swallow up even the most reputable news organizations and journalists.
David Carr and Brian Stelter know how to put on a good show. Going for a little more than an hour, the Riggs and Murtaugh buddy duo from the Gray Lady entertained audiences at Internet Week with an oft-insightful conversation about all things media. Here are some highlights from the keynote. Print Still Moves the Needle