Fresh off the media gossip mill, New York magazine has delved into the "whodunnit” surrounding the firing of former New York Times CEO Janet Robinson last December. The Guardian’s Roy Greenslade and Poynter’s Andrew Beaujon discuss Joe Hagan’s article.
Wasting no time on such frivolities, The New York Times updated its iPad and iPhone apps last week, reported the Nieman Journalism Lab. The new app will download content automatically overnight to save readers time and bandwidth and allow them to better customize their reading experience.
Apparently the Times is on the right track, because Wired publisher Howard Mittman has told paidContent’s Jeff John Roberts that apps, as opposed to HTML5, really are the way of the future.
Speaking of the predicting the future, paidContent has read five take-away points from within the tea leaves of their paidContent 2012 conference last week. One is that it’s time to ditch CPM as a yardstick for measuring the success of online advertising…
...which may suit Umbel, a reporting and analytics startup that plans to change the way web audiences are measured to help publishers better monetize their content. Umbel is to receive strategic investment from the Knight Foundation, reports TechCrunch.
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