Twitter Time: Responsible Writing in Today’s Media Landscape

If criticism of Twitter and the news media is ubiquitous, it is largely because content on those platforms so often fails to rise to the challenge of responsibility. It aims to produce outrage and push partisan narratives without interrogating its assumptions and all the facts in play. It lacks thought at a time when the endless and rapid reproduction of content in digital space demands we be more thoughtful than ever because we never know where and in how many places our words will reappear.

Street Fight Daily: DNAinfo & Gothamist Shut Down, CNN Wades Into Commerce

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… DNAinfo and Gothamist Shuttered Suddenly by Ricketts Following Vote to Unionize… CNN Dips Into Commerce with a Digital Product Guide… NYT Beats Profits Estimate as Digital Subscription Count Soars…

Street Fight Daily: Google Appeases Antitrust Regulators on Shopping, Brands Turn to Influencers

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Offers to Treat Shopping Rivals Equally Via Auction… Why More Brands Are Adding Young Influencers to Their Creative and Marketing Teams… The Luxe Lab at Neiman Marcus Signals a Shift in Focus for Department Stores…

Street Fight Daily: Starbucks to Test Mobile Order-Only Store, Amazon and Walmart Wage Price War

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Starbucks to Test Mobile Order and Pay-Only Store at Headquarters… Amazon and Walmart Are in an All-Out Price War that Is Terrifying Big Brands… How The New York Times, The Huffington Post, and CNN Approach Platforms…