Coverage: Publishers post directly to Facebook

Facebook is testing a new way for publishers to post their content directly to the social network. The theory is that it will take less time on mobile devices to load and users will see more robust content. The New York Times had these details about the plan in a story by Vindu Goel and […]

TheStreet to launch four new TV shows

TheStreet announced that it is launching four new shows to its video content. “At TheStreet TV, are the the only ones focused on purposeful viewing for investing and money. We focus solely on the needs of the investor community,” said Elisabeth DeMarse, chairman and CEO of TheStreet, in a statement. The shows include: “Disrupters,” a […]

Facebook disables Crain’s New York account after pot story

Crain’s New York Business had its Facebook account blocked by the social media company earlier this week after it posted a story about the medical marijuana law in New York. Matthew Flamm of Crain’s writes, “Like other news organizations, Crain’s pays Facebook to push selected stories in users’ feeds, a program that has become a […]

Examining the Reuters mobile strategy

Ricardo Bilton of Digiday writes about Reuters’ digital strategy. Bilton writes, “‘We’re thinking about what happens from the time our customers wake up to the time they go to bed,’ said Thomson Reuters head of advanced product innovation Robert Schukai, who joined in 2011 to lead Reuter’s mobile efforts. ‘There’s a host of opportunities to present […]

WSJ’s video team cranks out 40 videos a day

Lucia Moses of Digiday looks at The Wall Street Journal’s video team, which has 40 employees and cranks out as many as 40 videos each day. Moses writes, “The Journal has about 40 full-time people dedicated to video and produces about 30 to 40 videos a day. The Journal has been getting about 6 million monthly video views on […]

Bloomberg to introduce new digital video content

Michael Sebastian of AdAge writes about the new digital video content planned by Bloomberg, which previewed the shows to advertisers on Monday. Sebastian writes, “Bloomberg Media execs gave advertisers a presentation that was a healthy mix of audience data and previews of its digital-video content. That included four new series, such as ‘The Morning Brief,’ […]

WSJ hopes to spur innovation

Joseph Lichterman of Nieman Journalism Lab writes about the strategy at the Wall Street Journal to boost innovation with its products. Lichterman writes, “But beyond new apps and redesigned websites, the Journal is integrating its product team into the newsroom and Dow Jones, the Journal’s parent, has created an innovation group, led by Roussel, who […]

WSJ unveils Apple Watch application

The Wall Street Journal introduced Friday an application for the Apple Watch. Features include stock price updates integrated into accompanying headlines. It is designed to work in tandem with the Journal’s universal app for iPhone and iPad, making it easy for Apple Watch users to read a full article on a mobile device immediately or to […]

CNBC launches Apple Watch app

CNBC announced Tuesday that it has launched an application for use on the Apple Watch. The app’s features include the ability to check personalized watch lists of stocks, bonds and currencies and receive market data in real time. A user can change between price, percentage change and price change. “We are very excited to add […]

How Bloomberg keeps up with the information people want

Shawn Edwards, the chief technology officer of Bloomberg LP, spoke with Rich Freeman of the CIO Agenda about his job and how the increasing speed of information impacts his job. Here is an excerpt: Q: How are mobility and social media changing how you deliver information? A: We were actually the first one on the […]