On Monday, Wired published an inside look at Facebook’s struggles with fake news over the last two years. It should come as no surprise that Mark Zuckerberg still doesn’t think of Facebook as a media company, but an eye-opening story from 2007 reveals that in MySpace’s heyday, Rupert Murdoch managed to intimidate the…
It looks like Hulu could be in for some major changes. Variety has acquired a confidential memo regarding changes the streaming service is considering following the buyout of one of its owners in September. They're just speculation for now, but they sound like a pain for viewers and bad, bad news for Hulu.
It's been two years since Next Issue Media was first announced but the subscription-swapping, all-you-can-read digital news-stand is set to launch tomorrow.
The New York Post just released its Android App and is currently available for free as Amazon's Free App of the Day (it'll cost $2 later). So grab it if you love to read hilarious headlines, page six gossip and more. [Amazon Appstore]
As delightful as it's been to watch Rupert Murdoch's British fiefdom slowly drown in a foul swamp of wickedness and criminality, it's worth remembering that all good reporters are amoral monsters and that without a lot of highly questionable behavior on the part of sordid hacks around the world, we wouldn't know half…
MySpace was just sold like a GameCube on Craigslist, snatched up by a no-name advertising firm (and Justin Timberlake?) for less than a tenth of what NewsCorp bought it for in '05. But it wasn't always a disaster. Let's reminisce.
After buying MySpace for $580 million five years ago, News Corporation will sell the dying social network at a steep discount, with bids due this week. But don't even think about bidding below $100 million. MySpace has its dignity!
If you've been enjoying News Corp's iPad newspaper The Daily up until now, you better get your credit card ready—next week, they'll start charging for it. $40 for an annual subscription, folks. [The Telegraph]
A day after posting his fuck traditional TV manifesto, Business Insider has heard reports that Hulu CEO Jason Kilar is about to be fired from his position. Apparently, News Corp execs have been going around saying that he's "as good as gone" and that the post which caused all this controversy had been in the works for…
The Daily is finally here. It's good all the way through, occasionally great, and it will certainly be an impressive feat (and a good value) if they can keep churning it out like this every day. But it's no revolution.