The New York Times launches digital subscriptions
, only for Canadians at the moment and on March 28 for everyone else. Packages start at $3.75/week
. Readers will be allowed 20 free articles a month sans subscription. (previously
"The Journalist as Programmer"
is an academic, ethnographic case study (pdf)
, which considers whether the New York Times' Interactive Newsroom Technologies unit
, source of the paper's Open Source Developer Network
, should be thought of as a template for the future of Web Journalism. Slide Deck
. (Previously on MeFi.)
NYMag profile of the INT team from '09: The New Journalism: Goosing the Gray Lady
. ("What are these renegade cybergeeks doing at the New York Times? Maybe saving it.")
"The 52 funniest things about the upcoming death of the Pope,"
by New York Press columnist Matt Taibbi, generated controversy that spread from conservative blogs outward. The Press was denounced
by legislators, one of whom suggested New Yorkers throw the paper away; it was slammed by gossip columnist Lloyd Grove
, possibly in retaliation for Grove's being named No. 20 on this list
. After refusing a suspension, Press editor Jeff Koyen resigned
and bashed his bosses, calling one a "spineless alt-weekly weenie
." The public back-and-forth between erstwhile editor and former boss continues
, but Taibbi's response
to the whole thing is probably the best after the fact summary.
In the Papers,
New York 1's, pre-blog video blog, the best thing on television, is now available on-line. I am going to cancel my cable this weekend!
Networks, Movies Cutting Images of New York Skyline
I don't get it. Sort of like going through your family albums and digitally editing out loved ones who passed away.
Is the NY Times ranking its stories
as they say, or as this writer suggests, what's "interesting"?