Facebook, Amazon and Google: News sites can be fragmented into categories

A new report from the New York Times finds that news sites that use a fragmented media marketplace (MFM) model are more likely to feature fewer stories from a variety of sources and are more susceptible to being targeted by social media trolls and abusive users.The report, "What's Next for News Sites?", found that only 6% of MFM news sites had at least one story that was exclusively about a...

Which TV Shows Should You Get On Your TV Now?

When you're searching for a new show, you're not going to be disappointed by the sheer amount of shows available to you.And, even if you're looking for something a little niche, you may find that you can catch some good quality content.However, as you scroll through the options, you might find that a show you love has recently been removed from your TV lineup.That's because of what's called the...

What’s in the new Google Media Marketplace News app?

Google announced this week that the media marketplace News app is now available for download.It comes with a slew of new features including: a new way to add and share media with your friends and family; news on topics like sports, health, technology, and more; and a new section for curated content.It also includes a new News app on Android for those on iPhones and Android phones.Google is also...

Which TV Network Is Worth Watching Now?

The 2016 season is a golden era for the TV industry, and as we near the midpoint of the year, it's a great time to look back at what shows we're watching and how they rank in our top 10.Below are the five TV shows we think are worth watching now.If you want to be part of the conversation, join the conversation on Twitter with #NprPodcast. Read more about TV in the 2017 season. The show: ABC...

NZ Media Marketplaces to Take on Google for New Media Services

New Zealand's first digital media marketplace will open up its marketplaces to the likes of Google and Facebook, according to media marketer NZ Media Marketplace.The New Zealand Herald reports that the New Zealand media marketplaces are expected to debut next month and will be operated by a team from Media NZ.The company, which has offices in Auckland and Wellington, will also work with a range...