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Amy Chozick / Media Decoder:
A Driving Force Behind Wikipedia Will Step Down   —  Sue Gardner, who oversaw a period of rapid growth and evolution at Wikipedia, said Wednesday that she would step down as executive director of the nonprofit organization that runs the free encyclopedia.  —  In an interview with The Times on Wednesday …
Mar 28, 2013, 1:20 AMIn context
Ben Sisario / Media Decoder:
Apple's Internet Radio Service Said to Be Delayed   —  Apple's efforts to create an Internet radio service to compete with Pandora has been delayed by licensing negotiations with music companies, according to a number of people briefed on the talks.  —  Apple had hoped to introduce …
Mar 7, 2013, 1:09 PMIn context
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
A CBS Deal Bolsters Amazon's Challenge to Netflix   —  Slowly but confidently, Amazon is building a library of television shows and movies to rival that of Netflix, much to the satisfaction of media companies like Time Warner and CBS, whose executives love to see the competition.
Feb 13, 2013, 8:00 PMIn context
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
NBC Shuts Down Hyperlocal Web Site   —  EveryBlock, a pioneering Web site for hyperlocal data-driven journalism, was shut down by its owner, NBCNews.com, on Thursday, disappointing long time fans of the site.  —  Hundreds of its users posted comments bemoaning the closure and wondering why it happened without warning.
Feb 7, 2013, 5:00 PMIn context
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
The Verge Hires Writer Who Quit CNET in Protest   —  Greg Sandoval, the CNET senior writer who resigned in protest when the site's parent company, CBS, interfered with its editorial coverage last month, has been hired by The Verge, the Web site that first revealed the full extent of CBS's involvement.
Feb 3, 2013, 8:35 PMIn context
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Resignation Suggests Rift Between CNET and CBS   —  There are companies with divisions that spend billions of dollars on entertainment.  There are also companies with divisions that review new gadgets and sometimes champion the spectacular ones — even those that challenge the status quo.
Jan 14, 2013, 2:40 PMIn context
David Carr / Media Decoder:
Train Wreck: The New York Post's Subway Cover   —  “It all happened so fast.”  —  That's what R. Umar Abbasi, a freelance photographer for The New York Post, said of the fatal subway incident on Monday that he caught with his camera.  One man threw another into harm's way, causing him to be run over by an oncoming train.
Dec 5, 2012, 11:10 PMIn context
Christine Haughney / Media Decoder:
Former Creative Director at Wired Is Named Editor   —  Wired announced Friday afternoon that Scott Dadich, the magazine's former creative director, would become its next editor in chief.  —  Mr. Dadich replaces Chris Anderson, the magazine's editor since 2001, who stepped down this month …
Nov 16, 2012, 1:50 PMIn context
Media Decoder:
Spotify Attracts Investments From Coca-Cola and Fidelity   —  Coca-Cola is becoming a minority investor in Spotify, as part of a new round of financing that will bring in $100 million and value the streaming music service at about $3 billion.  —  Spotify has completed the financing round …
Nov 14, 2012, 2:35 PMIn context
David Carr / Media Decoder:
How Hurricane Sandy Slapped the Sarcasm Out of Twitter   —  Twitter is often a caldron of sarcasm, much of it funny, little of it useful.  But as a social medium based on short-burst communication, Twitter can change during large events — users talk about “watching” the spectacle unfold across their screens.
Oct 31, 2012, 6:55 PMIn context

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