From the monthly archives:

February 2015

David Carr, the irrepressible former media writer for the New York Times, passed away recently after a battle with cancer and he was eulogized on Twitter by friends and colleagues
According to the Press Freedom Index, which is compiled annually, freedom of the press is in decline in a majority of the countries surveyed, which makes social media even more important
Craig Silverman points out in a recent report for the Tow Center at Columbia University that media outlets routinely publish hoaxes, in order to get traffic -- and many readers don't care
While most publishers are trying to figure out how to attack the mobile market, Flipboard is doing the opposite and moving to the web, using some of the lessons it learned by being mobile first
Melody Kramer, a former digital strategist for National Public Radio, brainstormed with friends -- both journalists and not -- to come up with some ideas for alternative home pages for media sites