Pining for the early days of Apple’s App Store, when new and updated apps were easier to find

Apple appears to have bought into the idea that apps are no longer the way to go for media companies (probably true), but how this benefits Apple or app developers is a mystery
When TNM launched in 2010, and for the next few years, there …

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Media competitors prematurely claim end of Murdoch’s empire; Time Inc. slow to acknowledge sale of Golf magazine

Morning Brief: Gizmodo and Univision claimed a victory over Hulk Hogan-Gawker lawyer as a bankruptcy judge rules that defamation lawsuit over 2016 Deadspin story should not proceed
The announcements yesterday regarding the Rupert Murdoch empire and The New York Times reveal that the media business …

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FCC votes 3-2 to kill off net neutrality, ending the era of an open Internet in the US

The party line vote is a direct consequence of last fall’s presidential election, and a sign the first era of digital publishing is now at an end
The future of digital media in the US was determined today by the Federal Communications Commission when, as …

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Arthur O. Sulzberger, Jr. to retire at year’s end, A.G. Sulzberger, 37, to become publisher

Sulzberger Jr. joined The New York Times in 1978 in the Washington DC bureau as correspondent, became publisher in 1992, and Chairman of the Board in 1997
The New York Times Co. announced today that Arthur O. Sulzberger, Jr. will retire as publisher at the …

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21st Century Fox to spin off Fox Broadcasting network, stations before Disney acquisition

Morning Brief: The Fox Broadcasting stations, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, FS1, FS2 and Big Ten Network will be spun off into a new company, while Disney deal should allow Fox to complete its planned acquisition of the 61 percent of Sky it doesn’t …

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