We keep an eye out for the most interesting stories about Labby subjects: digital media, startups, the web, journalism, strategy, and more. Here’s some of what we’ve seen lately.
“The newsletter in question, Puck’s What I’m Hearing, with 15,000 paid subscribers (and 35,000 more unpaid ones who can only read snippets), has steadily become the go-to chronicle of Hollywood, a ...
“The new measures will allow independent judges to dismiss spurious claims before they go to trial and protect defendants from paying exorbitant costs. The Strategic Litigation Against Public ...
“The move camouflaged McKay’s active Slack account for months, letting his account evade deletion. It also allowed him to send bot-like messages to his colleagues such as, ‘Slackbot fact of the day: ...
“And my colleagues have been going through similar situations. They’re filing for food stamps and unemployment and counting on a GoFundMe — set up by members of our team — for an extra financial boost ...
“Apple is looking for ways to bolster its wearables division as its existing products have matured. Putting cameras on AirPods is a decidedly wacky idea that vaguely points at Apple’s plans for ...
“The laws’ opponents warn that a ruling for the states could force social media companies to carry ‘lawful but awful’ speech like Nazi rhetoric or medical misinformation, which would likely repel a ...
“It’s too early to say if AI-powered devices like the Rabbit R1 or Brain.ai and Deutsche Telekom’s ‘app-less’ smartphone concept are the answer. But they’re a recognition that whatever comes after ...
“On Thursday, federal law enforcement arrested journalist Tim Burke and arraigned him in court in handcuffs. Twelve of the 14 charges levied against him in the since-unsealed indictment are under the ...
"Never get comfortable; always assume that the world is conspiring to take down the industry and that we will have to move ...
"When I asked people 'Are you journalists?' they would say no. But if I asked them 'Is what is what you do journalistic?' ...
The News filter disappearing from Google search results for some users this week won't help publishers sleep any easier.