Email newsletters are the new zines
Who would have thought there’d be an ‘email newsletter resurgence’ in 2016?
On Feb 29, 2016 by Simon Owens
Science in the age of Reddit
Here's why academic journals are teaming up with the site.
On Jul 21, 2015 by Simon Owens
Your Twitter hashtag is probably useless
For a platform that limits you to 140 characters, why waste the space?
On Jul 17, 2015 by Simon Owens
Sony executives ordered edits to Wikipedia pages
The finding reveals just how easy it is to tip the scales on Wikipedia.
On Apr 23, 2015 by Simon Owens
Should Reddit’s powerful mods be reined in?
Reddit thrives on the whims of unpaid moderators. Is it time to reel them in?
On Apr 14, 2015 by Simon Owens
How Twitter has stripped pop culture of its context and nuance
No form of culture, no matter how self-explanatory, will escape unscathed.
On Mar 16, 2015 by Simon Owens
Crowdfunding isn’t about money. It’s a publicity machine
Who would pass up on the opportunity to convert beta users into outspoken evangelists?
On Feb 27, 2015 by Simon Owens
Why it matters if Facebook is rejecting advertisements critical of it
Why won't Facebook let me promote this story?
On Feb 15, 2015 by Simon Owens
How Jon Stewart changed late night TV forever
If you're watching a viral video of John Oliver on the Internet, you have Jon Stewart to thank.
On Feb 11, 2015 by Simon Owens
5 things we learned from Andrew Sullivan’s independent journalism experiment
It’s pretty damn hard to get people to pay for text-based news content online.
On Feb 3, 2015 by Simon Owens
It’s not just podcasts—audiobooks are booming too
Audiobooks are still outsold by their print counterparts, but they’re no longer a niche market.
On Jan 22, 2015 by Simon Owens
When a Twitter parody account isn’t just a parody
A more insidious form of impersonator has begun to emerge.
On Jan 8, 2015 by Simon Owens
The publishing platform that’s making LinkedIn suck less
You should probably be blogging on LinkedIn.
On Jan 2, 2015 by Simon Owens
Why Facebook’s new search features don’t go far enough
Here's why it's so hard to find what you're looking for on Facebook.
On Dec 17, 2014 by Simon Owens