This Week’s Headlines: New Applications Team at NPR, Pakistan Bans Twitter

Happy Memorial Day weekend! Here’s a look at the media and publishing headlines that caught our eyes this week:

NPR creates news applications team as part of strategy for ‘multimedia audio’: Despite reports from The Washington Post that NPR is…

This Week’s Headlines: Portable eBooks and a Vanishing Paywall

Two book-turned-movie phenomenons made headlines this week. First, movie-goers flocked to theaters last weekend for the opening of The Hunger Games, based on the popular YA books by Suzanne Collins, and later, J.K. Rowling released Harry Potter in ebook format.…

This Week’s Headlines: Press Club Elects Freelancer, AP Introduces New Tool

As 2011 draws to a close, news outlets continue their efforts to innovate, presidential campaigns heat up, and the National Press Club elects a new president. Here’s a look at the past week’s headlines:

NPR granted $1.5 million by the…

Is @ACarvin the First Twitter Anchor? Is NYT’s Paywall Model Like NPR + Spot.Us? When is the Best Time to Tweet?

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Today, we’ve compiled some interesting and debate-worthy topics from across the internet. Spot.Us founder David Cohn digs deeper into the New York Times paywall discussion and Neiman Labs has the real story behind what and when we tweet. Technosociology discusses…

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